Any hacks for monitors ?

Discussion in 'UPS Discussions' started by mainstreetbrown1986, Dec 5, 2015.

  1. mainstreetbrown1986

    mainstreetbrown1986 New Member

    My rear view camera monitor don't power off, or dim enough to keep from blinding and distracting during the night. Any quick hacks to cover the screen between stops???[emoji403]
  2. Indecisi0n

    Indecisi0n Well-Known Member

    Cut the wires.
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  3. Wally

    Wally Hailing from Parts Unknown.

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  4. Box Ox

    Box Ox Well-Known Member

    Put a PAL label over the light sensor on the monitor if it has one.
  5. UpstateNYUPSer

    UpstateNYUPSer Very proud grandfather.

    Switch to night mode.
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  6. silenze

    silenze Lunch is the best part of the day

    Don't deliver after dark.
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  7. Night mode does nothing on the newer monitors, piece of tinted Plexiglas
  8. GillEagan

    GillEagan I always look 10 years younger than I am.

    Clear red cellophane.
  9. QualityLoads

    QualityLoads Active Member

    Make sure you cover the camera on the monitor as well. :devil3:
  10. stoliohranj

    stoliohranj Member

    Unplug it.
  11. DumbTruckDriver

    DumbTruckDriver Allergic to cardboard.

  12. Geo926

    Geo926 Active Member

    Cut the cord and chuck it out the door. Don't forget to blame the car wash when you get back to the building.
  13. PASinterference

    PASinterference Yes, I know I'm working late.

    Slightly loosen the wing nut on the mount. Then you can point it down until you need it. I've been doing it for years. Some mounts may be different though.
  14. UpstateNYUPSer

    UpstateNYUPSer Very proud grandfather.

    One of the methods is to check the monitor when stopping and starting up at intersections and if you have to brake suddenly. How can you do this if the monitor has been moved?
  15. PassYouBy

    PassYouBy Unknown Acrobat

    What about placing some pantyhose over it? Knee highs of course!
  16. PASinterference

    PASinterference Yes, I know I'm working late.

    I guess I'm a method violator. But I can see at night .
  17. sailfish

    sailfish Having way too much fun.

    The new LCD ones have a hand nut on top you can loosen and turn the monitor away from you. The old tube ones have a brightness dial that you can actually turn so low it practically turns the screen off.