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Wanted to check with the community to see if anybody has tried to cover the Control consul with an anti-glare material? I was thinking they sell something on eBay for iPads that double as anti-glare and screen protector. Has anybody tried this to improve daytime visibility of the screen.

On another note, can someone provide me with who manufactures the FA control consul? Might be able to contact for advise.

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That's an interesting thought. It seems like the screen already has some kind of matte finish for anti-glare purchases, but if it is an issue for you then adding this second layer could be a fix. I'm sure somebody out there has tried it.
 

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Let us know if you try it how it works. Some owners have tinted their windows, and solved the problem that way.
 

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I have tinted windows but still in the right light its almost impossible to see. I might order up a set for $2.99 and try it out. I'm sure there is a secret menu on that thing that will allow back light adjusent. Wish some of the former Fisker employees on this site would chime in with some info on that unit or the secret menu (touch both corners of screen for 15 sec) some trick like that...

We'll just keep digging until we find the answer!

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There was a secret menu in my Nintendo, Microsoft Windows and my android phone! Why couldn't they used one of those companies to build the control consul..... I think playing some original Super Mario between traffic lights would be sweet! Up-up-down-down-right-left-right-left-A-B-B-A :)

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That's the Konami code, though a bit butchered :) 30 lives in Contra!
I would love a secret control code to turn off the inverter limits, even for a short period of time, for more satisfying off-the-line launch.
 

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I’m less than a month in to owning a Karma and was finding the glare on the touch screen a little irritating. My brother suggested trying a protective anti glare sheet. I searched for 10.2 inch touch screens and noted that the 2017 Chevy Bolt has one and that several parties made after market screen protectors for it. The first one I ordered was made from RUIYA and was tempered glass. It fit well, but I cracked it trying to fit it under the Karma’s screen frame. Today I installed one from Lexerd. This one is more of a flexible film and installed easily working from the middle top out to the sides and bottom smoothing and tucking into the frame with a credit card. It works great and I can read all parts of the screen in bright sun. It also has the added benefit of making the touch screen more responsive. Low cost and well worth it!
 

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It also has the added benefit of making the touch screen more responsive.
Really? As responsiveness is generally a computing power issue, could this be your imagination?

Please provide a link to where you acquired this cover.

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Is this compatible with capacitive screens as well? Please link the screen protector. The revero TPI I have in my Karma is a glare magnet and super distracting (much more than the original 2012 matte tpi).
 

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Sensitivity - imagination?

Really? As responsiveness is generally a computing power issue, could this be your imagination?

Please provide a link to where you acquired this cover.

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It may well be my imagination since the marketing material says only that it maintains the original touch screen sensitivity. It may also be that without the glare or the more slippery surface my contact is more accurate. For whatever reason it definitely feels more responsive to me and is more visible. It still remains difficult to see with sunglasses on however.
 

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It may well be my imagination since the marketing material says only that it maintains the original touch screen sensitivity. It may also be that without the glare or the more slippery surface my contact is more accurate. For whatever reason it definitely feels more responsive to me and is more visible. It still remains difficult to see with sunglasses on however.
The reason the display is difficult to see with sun glasses is because it was fabricated with the internal polarizers in the wrong orientation for compatibility with polarized sun glasses. It's easy to verify this by rotating your polarized sun glasses and you will see that at an an unnatural orientation the display will improve significantly. By unnatural orientation, I mean you wouldn't want to wear your glasses at the optimum orientation for the display. I mentioned this to Fisker when they were still in business and they confirmed the problem. This is why I wear non-polarized sun glasses when driving my Karma. I used to be a principle engineer at an LCD company so I'm well aware of this issue. Almost all LCD manufactures orient the internal polarizers for maximum compatibility with polarized sun glasses.
 

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