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Old 05-23-2011, 08:47 AM
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I noticed that the screen on my SD10-G Tx when in direct sunlight starts to darken @ each corner. Is this normal? It clears up when it is out of sunlight.
Is this impending screen failure?
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Old 05-23-2011, 09:02 AM
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Don't leave it in the sun like that! It's and LCD display and the sun will do that.
You possibly could have failure if you continue and personally I would not consider it warranty.

If you going to leave your TX in the sun face the display away from direct light.


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Old 05-23-2011, 09:08 AM
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I am not leaving it in the sun. This happens during pre-flight checkout & flying time of 10 -15 minutes. I then place TX out of direct sunlight.
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Old 05-23-2011, 09:51 AM
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I am not leaving it in the sun. This happens during pre-flight checkout & flying time of 10 -15 minutes. I then place TX out of direct sunlight.

Ahhh in thar case I would be concerned to.
Hopefully Mike or one of the others from global will chime in.
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The screen has a polarization filter and will not fail in sunlight although yes it does darken it a little in sunlight.

Your sunglasses make it look vastly worse than it is however. Some sun glasses do it more than others.
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Old 05-23-2011, 01:38 PM
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So then I should not be concerned @ this time.

Thanks Mike!
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If you do have any concerns or questions, please contact us!

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My RDS 8000 2.4 does the same thing, so does my Polk Hobbies radio. It is a pain in the butt when your screen goes black when your trying to trim in a new plane and have no idea what is going on. I put it in the fridge in our club house about 30 sec and it clears up.
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Old 06-03-2011, 11:01 PM
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raptureboy,
the SD-10 screen shows different effects. It's rather similar to the Futaba 12FG. It does not go black like the RDS8000 if exposed to heat.
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