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Subject: Re: magnifying the screen

Re: magnifying the screen

From: victor rajewski <>
Date: Tue, 6 Sep 2005 18:34:36 +1000

As with all lenses, the film you speak of (a fresnel lens) acts at a
distance. Unless you have a larger area of film than you have original
display area, you will either get no magnification, or only be able to
see part of the display. If you hold it a little away from the screen,
sure, it gets bigger, but then the box gets thicker...

On 9/6/05, Glenn at home <> wrote:
> I am wondering about how it would appear for folks with low vision to
> magnify the screen with some of that magnifying plastic film.
> My vision is too poor to benefit from this, but I noticed, from looking over
> my JBR's face plate, that one could trim a piece of magnifying plastic film
> to fit under the plastic cover on the face plate, without effecting the
> thickness of the face plate.
> I may have some of that plastic film, and I will hold it to the screen and
> see if people looking at it feel it makes the display easier to read, or if
> it would actually distort the image too much.
> Glenn
> _______________________________________________

Received on 2005-09-06

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