Daylight Readable vs Sunlight Readable Monitor Comparison Chart

 VIEW ALL SUNLIGHT READABLE MONITORS AND TOUCH SCREENS 

 Standard LCD MonitorDaylight Readable LCD Monitor (Optically Bonded)Sunlight Readable LCD MonitorSunlight Readable Optically Bonded Monitor
Brightness (nits)200 - 250400 - 7001,000+1,000+
Image Quality In High-Ambient LightPoorGood (in indirect sunlight)ExcellentExcellent
Overall AdvantagesLeast power consumptionProtective AntiReflective or AntiGlare glass over the LCD panel

Eliminates internal reflections

Increased image contrast & view-ability

More resistant to shock and shaking

Eliminates internal condensation
No glare or reflections

Best image quality in direct sunlight when screen protection isn’t required
Protective AntiReflective or AntiGlare glass over the LCD panel

Eliminates internal reflections

Increased image contrast & view-ability

More resistant to shock and shaking

Eliminates internal condensation
Overall DisadvantagesPoor image quality in any high-ambient light conditionsNot intended for use in direct sunlight

Potential for minor glare or reflection glass
No protective glass over LCD

Increased power consumption
Potential for minor glare or reflection on glass

Increased power consumption
Typical TRU-Vu ModelsVM-15.6
VMM-19
VMOBX-15.6
VMMOB-19
SRM-15.6
SRM-19
SRMXOB-15.6G-24
SRMOB-19
Enclosure OptionsVESA Mount
Panel Mount
Open Frame
Stainless Steel
Waterproof
VESA Mount
Panel Mount
Open Frame
Stainless Steel
Waterproof
VESA Mount
Panel Mount
Open Frame
Stainless Steel
Waterproof
VESA Mount
Panel Mount
Open Frame
Stainless Steel
Waterproof
Available OptionsTouchscreenTouchscreenDim-to-Black
Ambient Light Sensor
Touchscreen
Dim-to-Black
Ambient Light Sensor
Touchscreen
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