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Old 09-03-2014, 05:59 PM
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Default Daylight viewability... which is best?

Looking at lowrance HDS T or Simrad evo and was wondering if one was better than the other as far as viewing in full sunlight? Anyone have any bright day pics of either running?
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Old 09-03-2014, 08:37 PM
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Give me a few days and I can show both. side by side. The HDS T is slightly brighter than NSS8 IMHO but how it compares to Evo2 I dont know yet. Colors are more saturated on the NSS8 though.

But both HDS T and NSS does great where I am in the Middle East with very high intensity sunlight all year around.
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Old 09-03-2014, 11:29 PM
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I have all three models and NSS Evo2 is the brightest.
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Old 09-04-2014, 05:46 PM
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Kaz.. thanks look forward to the pic
Abbor, thanks for that info
On the EVO I was wondering if that shiny type glass might cause glare issues?
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Put your polarized sunglasses on and do a test. Not all units like polarized glasses. I know.
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Old 09-04-2014, 09:12 PM
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Originally Posted by mrmamiller View Post
Put your polarized sunglasses on and do a test. Not all units like polarized glasses. I know.
I would turn it around and say - not all sunglasses are polarised equally ...

It very much depends on the screen orientation - and the way the put on the polarizing filter on your sunglasses. I have found my Maui Jim's to work ok but not great - since they are very polarised. My Ray Ban Titanium have less issues - but probably cheaper polarizing.
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