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Screen's Brightness Pisses Me Off
I have attempted to make my own magic mirror so far everything looks good except that the screen behind the mirror looks really ridiculous, even thought I have already set up the brightness settings to the lowest. I’m using a laptop screen powered with a controller board. I’m not sure what should I do to fix this, any recommendations?
davidnesbitt7 last edited by
Have you installed MMM-remote-control ? That has an integrated slider that lets you control brightness, I definitely needed it for my mirror’s brightness
schlachtkreuzer6 last edited by
What mirror are using? Especially the transmission seem quite high
@Wahbi What is the exact problem? your comments are some ambiguous.
blue(?) background, not your intention? You’d better control not only brightness but also
contrast. set brightness around 50%, and raise the contrast over 50%. It might be a solution.
Backlight is an issue with almost all LCD screens, this can be remedied by either a mirror with less light transmission (this will effectively dampen all light, even the parts you want to show.) or switch the monitor to a better one with a higher contrast, LED is usually better than CCFL when it comes to bleed through of the backlight. If you have a lot of money OLED is the shizzle, but it’s almost impossible to find in monitor sizes.
@schlachtkreuzer6 tbs I got really a cheap one next door, I already have orderd a better one from ebay. hope it would make a difference. other than that the issue could be from the lcd I’m using
@davidnesbitt7 I haven’t heared of MMM-remote-control before, looks really useful. thanks for the heads up, I definitely gonna try it out.
@broberg I already have ordered a new mirror with 15% light transmission, not sure if that’s good enough. I’m also afraid that issue from the backlight, because the lcd’s backlight was broken and I manged to find someone to get it fixed for me.
@Sean the background isn’t blue, it’s black. possibly that the angle of the photo I took makes look like blue. I already have tried to set the brightness and the contrast both to 50% still same thing. but it’s possible that the type of the mirror I’m using really sucks. that’s why I ordered another one