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Has anybody found a solution for the glare on the 6 1/2 screen GPS?
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There is a high contrast option available now with the later releases of the Boombox firmware. Press the Info button on your right grip until the screen changes to a high contrast white theme... this does help a bit, but other than that, not that I know of.

When the glare's bad from the sun behind my back, I guess I just don't look at it... I'm more focused on how bad ass my silhouette looks to anyone in front of me... kinda like Clint Eastwood in The Outlaw Josey Wales - insert spaghetti western music here...
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Has anybody found a solution for the glare on the 6 1/2 screen GPS?
Depending upon which GPS unit you have, you might be able to get a screen protector that will reduce the glare.

Hope this helps!!

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This works really well

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Nevermind, I see you have the boom screen. Not sure if you could incorporate the glarestomper into that setup

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Depending upon which GPS unit you have, you might be able to get a screen protector that will reduce the glare.

Hope this helps!!

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Nevermind, I see you have the boom screen. Not sure if you could incorporate the glarestomper into that setup
You guys do realize that they are talking about the HD Boom unit like what comes stock on a 2016 RGU right?


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Here's a glare shield for the new boom system.

http://www.priushood.com/sun-visor-h...nt-syst65.html

You can also diffuse the glare a fair amount by getting one of those pell and stick screen protectors for a iPad and cut it to fit. Get a rough texture one, not glossy. $10 at Walmart. I'd do both.

A hammer and/or duct tape also come to mind.

I'd used this. It helps some.
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Here's a glare shield for the new boom system.

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You can also diffuse the glare a fair amount by getting one of those pell and stick screen protectors for a iPad and cut it to fit. Get a rough texture one, not glossy. $10 at Walmart. I'd do both.

A hammer and/or duct tape also come to mind.

I'd used this. It helps some.
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I've got something like that now. I also put some on the speedo and tach. It cuts the glare and reflection down but that screen is still a washout if the sun is behind you.

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I just use the high contrast color option. Doesn't help with glare but makes it more visible in the daytime.
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I just ordered a NuShield dayvue screen protector for my 6.5 screen. I will provide feedback once I get it installed and test it out
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Memory and a good paper map---that's the key Oh and I do use my HD 660 GPS, but my mounting bracket allows for some up-down and left-right adjustments, so can get most of the glare off of it. But, memory is the key Or use a dry erase marker and write your directions on the windshield each day (doesn't hurt the windshield)--works pretty good, just a thought

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