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I have a 2015 650lt. I have a terrible time seeing the displays in the digital dash display. It's grey and darker than the tach, which I have no trouble seeing. in fact the digital display is almost impossible to see unless the sun is behind me illuminating it. I have not really explored if there's a back lighting issue, etc and this is the only display I've paid attention to, so I don't know if they're all like this or not. Unless the lighting is just right I can't see the fuel bars, the speed is even hard to see, much less the mileage or various icons. Is this normal? TIA, steve
 

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Note that I have a 2015 1000 so you have a different display but If I wear glasses with any kind of coating or polarizing the digital display is difficult or impossible to read.
If I use the tinted drop-down shade in my Shoei helmet. it's ok.
 

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Note that I have a 2015 1000 so you have a different display but If I wear glasses with any kind of coating or polarizing the digital display is difficult or impossible to read.
If I use the tinted drop-down shade in my Shoei helmet. it's ok.
I use a shoei gt air, with the shield down it's impossible to read. No dark glasses, I'm not that cool :rolleyes: Steve
 

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I use a shoei gt air, with the shield down it's impossible to read. No dark glasses, I'm not that cool :rolleyes: Steve
I also use a Shoei GT Air and have no difficulty reading the digital display on my MK3 even with the sun visor down.
Did you compare your digital display to one on another MK3? It could be the problem.
 

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Steve, iffn' you're still coming to River Ratz on Sunday, bring the V and we'll compare. Are you coming up for breakkie and the Roy ride? It will be a hoot on the V.

Later.
 

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Steve, iffn' you're still coming to River Ratz on Sunday, bring the V and we'll compare. Are you coming up for breakkie and the Roy ride? It will be a hoot on the V.

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Was just planning to be at river ratz, and didn't know what will be under me. the 14 hasn't been out of the shop since I got the v. Steve
 

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Was just planning to be at river ratz, and didn't know what will be under me. the 14 hasn't been out of the shop since I got the v. Steve
If nothing else, you can look at my dash. I'm not gonna try to keep up with Roy on KLR.:wink2:
 

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I have some difficulty seeing all the small icons but that has to do with my eyes not the display. As mentioned, if I wear polarized glasses (my sun glasses are) I get all kinds of rainbow effects when looking through a faceshield or plexi-windshield. I have not noticed a problem with the display however.
 

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I have a 2015 650lt. I have a terrible time seeing the displays in the digital dash display. It's grey and darker than the tach, which I have no trouble seeing. in fact the digital display is almost impossible to see unless the sun is behind me illuminating it. I have not really explored if there's a back lighting issue, etc and this is the only display I've paid attention to, so I don't know if they're all like this or not. Unless the lighting is just right I can't see the fuel bars, the speed is even hard to see, much less the mileage or various icons. Is this normal? TIA, steve
I wear glasses w/ "transition" lenses (they darken automatically), and I've NEVER had any issues reading the displays on my '15 650, visor UP or DOWN on any of my helmets. I feel that they are quite easy to read.

I suggest that there's a problem w/ your displays.
 

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I wear glasses w/ "transition" lenses (they darken automatically), and I've NEVER had any issues reading the displays on my '15 650, visor UP or DOWN on any of my helmets. I feel that they are quite easy to read.

I suggest that there's a problem w/ your displays.
upon a little examination, the backlighting is fine but I'm getting so many shadows it's blocking the view. Is there a stick on product that I can put on that will cut the shadows and glare? Steve
 
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