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Old 11-14-2011, 11:54 PM
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I like your panel, but i'll warn you now... I have an Aera mounted in almost exactly the same spot, and it's almost unreadable in bright sunlight. On cloudy days I wouldn't trade it for any other GPS i've seen, but on sunny days I have to keep a paper map handy.
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Old 11-15-2011, 06:42 AM
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I like your panel, but i'll warn you now... I have an Aera mounted in almost exactly the same spot, and it's almost unreadable in bright sunlight. On cloudy days I wouldn't trade it for any other GPS i've seen, but on sunny days I have to keep a paper map handy.
Rob,
I've been flying with the panel for a few months and agree with you 100%. I know it's probably not going to happen, but I am hoping Garmin will realize this problem and figure out a way to improve the screen and sell an improved version with the same body as the current version.
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