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Old 03-01-2011
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Originally Posted by CaptainForce View Post
'just a side note. It might be a wise choice to view the depthsounder display with polarized sunglasses in the store before your purchase. I was very disappointed to find that my new depthsounder, though a good performer, can not be read with sunglasses on. Take care and joy, Aythya crew
Actually, you can fix this problem pretty easily... just put a piece of quarter wave plate filter over the display, and you'll be able to read it...since that will "de-polarize" the display. This is how "circular" polarizers that are used by modern digital and autofocus cameras work. You'll have to play with the orientation of the quarter wave plate a bit to get it to work, but should be able to get the display so that you can read it with your polarized glasses on.
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