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My board-pc-display slows down when cold :)

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Hi!

I've noticed that the display of the 'boardcomputer' works in slow motion when it's cold :)
After a few minutes the LCD? display warms up and works correctly. It should display a new warning: 'Warning, this message could be difficult to read now!' :D
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I did notice the connect display needs some time to warm up also.. it's much darker the first few minutes after starting up the car..
 

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Same experience here........
 

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That's quite normal.
I'm working on lcd displays and I can tell you that they need some time to give the full brightness.
The speed is also affected by temperature. (liquid crystals that can't change so fast when there cold...)

Wait until it's 40°C, then you won't be able to read anything because it's too fast... :D
 
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I've yet to see an LCD display that doesn't get affected by the cold, it's probably the oil they use in there (or whatever it is). It means LIQUID crystal display you know...

:D :D

Maybe if you replace the oil in there with some good cold weather motor oil? :D
 

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Should I also put some anti-freeze in the LCD-displays then? :D
 

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<blockquote><font size="1" face="Verdana, Helvetica, sans-serif">quote:<hr /><font size="1" face="Verdana, Helvetica, sans-serif">Originally posted by gunny:
<strong>That's quite normal.
I'm working on lcd displays and I can tell you that they need some time to give the full brightness.
The speed is also affected by temperature. (liquid crystals that can't change so fast when there cold...)

Wait until it's 40°C, then you won't be able to read anything because it's too fast... :D </strong><hr /></blockquote><font size="1" face="Verdana, Helvetica, sans-serif">Exactly has gunny explained. You might also notice that in your camera, in ppc or any other thing with a lc display.
I have a lcd monitor and even using it inside (of course! wink ) I notice a very small effect when starting. It goes off a minute after starting. :p
 

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Or it could be the other option..........NOT HAVING CONNECT :D ..........Johnny, you're a naughty boy.........
 

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<blockquote><font size="1" face="Verdana, Helvetica, sans-serif">quote:<hr /><font size="1" face="Verdana, Helvetica, sans-serif">Originally posted by Johnny_147:
<strong>I've not this problem with the connect !!!
Don't know why !</strong><hr /></blockquote><font size="1" face="Verdana, Helvetica, sans-serif">Its beacause the back illumination of the connect is stronger and releases some heat that influences the displays behaviour.
 

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<blockquote><font size="1" face="Verdana, Helvetica, sans-serif">quote:<hr /><font size="1" face="Verdana, Helvetica, sans-serif">Originally posted by gunny:
<strong>That's quite normal.
I'm working on lcd displays and I can tell you that they need some time to give the full brightness.
The speed is also affected by temperature. (liquid crystals that can't change so fast when there cold...)

Wait until it's 40°C, then you won't be able to read anything because it's too fast... :D </strong><hr /></blockquote><font size="1" face="Verdana, Helvetica, sans-serif">hehe, most LCD screens in summer here in malta only show a BLACK screen, then they will start to work normally when they cool down :D
 
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<blockquote><font size="1" face="Verdana, Helvetica, sans-serif">quote:<hr /><font size="1" face="Verdana, Helvetica, sans-serif"> Or it could be the other option..........NOT HAVING CONNECT ..........Johnny, you're a naughty boy......... <hr /></blockquote><font size="1" face="Verdana, Helvetica, sans-serif">Oh yes, you're right Mel, it must be the reason....lolllllll
 

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Adnia es ue essebecrep amugla asioc od euq mezid... :D
 

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I have an Alfa 147 and i didn't experienced this problems with the LCD screen. It work correctly.

All the best
 

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<blockquote><font size="1" face="Verdana, Helvetica, sans-serif">quote:<hr /><font size="1" face="Verdana, Helvetica, sans-serif">Originally posted by aiculedtzu:
<strong>I have an Alfa 147 and i didn't experienced this problems with the LCD screen. It work correctly.

All the best</strong><hr /></blockquote><font size="1" face="Verdana, Helvetica, sans-serif">?! how is that?! at my bella the lcd is getting "slow motion movement" when cold...oh, and when i mean cold, i mean -18 celsius...

aicule, deja in business?! bravos mah, o sa-ti scoti din cap bmw-ul ala...
 

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Also be aware of parking your car in full sun.
Remenber what happens when you leave your digital watch or calculator in full sun.
The crystals break and a turn black. :mad:

Don't know how resistant the lcd of the connect system is, but I wouldn't take any chances.
Changing one would be very expensive I think. eek!

Just a warning when al this cold weather is over... :rolleyes:
 
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