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Subject: Re:Dark screen
From: Chris Muth (
Date: 2003-01-21

What you are talking about is the contrast.
You don't want it as light as it can be, it would be too light.

Do this exactly.
F1, down, right, down, down, right, down, down, down, right, down (until you like the contrast)

I like 27.

-Chris Muth

Original message from: Peter Nome
>I'm using the "bleeding-edge build" for the recorder from this morning
>(2003-01-21), and I've made sure now that rockbox will allow hotswap to a machine
>that wasn't booted with the device attached, where the default OS won't.
>The only remaining problem I have is that the screen is so dark I can't read it. Is
>there a way to control the background color and make it as light as possible? I
>don't know if your screens are different or what, but this doesn't work for me. The
>default OS works fine on this count.

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