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Old 07 April 2013, 15:53   #21
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Old 07 April 2013, 15:56   #22
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Over the last couple of weeks I'm not sure that I had any heat left.

Most modern touch screens use "capacitive touchscreen" which in short it means that for a glove to work with a touch screen it needs to complete a circuit with your finger. Next year I will make sure that I sew some conductive thread on the fingers of my gloves.

IIRC is it not the heat from the finger tip that activates the 'doins'[/QUOTE]
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Old 07 April 2013, 15:57   #23
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Old 07 April 2013, 15:59   #24
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IIRC is it not the heat from the finger tip that activates the 'doins'
No they 'detect' capacitance not heat. So as willk says the right gloves will still work - essentially the manufacturer puts a patch of material on the glove finger tip that has a similar capacitance to people! Skiers, mountainbikers, hill walkers, etc all using Smarphone's more and more outdoors so there are an ever increasing range of gloves available.
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Over the last couple of weeks I'm not sure that I had any heat left.

Most modern touch screens use "capacitive touchscreen" which in short it means that for a glove to work with a touch screen it needs to complete a circuit with your finger. Next year I will make sure that I sew some conductive thread on the fingers of my gloves.

IIRC is it not the heat from the finger tip that activates the 'doins'
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I was not trying to be 'smart' as I am no tech-no but only posing a question, thus my phrasing of the sentence, But I bow to your Superior knowledge..............
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Old 07 April 2013, 17:51   #27
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Lots of places do gloves- more specifically designed for iPod, iPhone users. I picked up a pair dead cheap in debenhams. Wee patches on the finger tips, work great on the plotter.
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Guys - many thanks for feedback ! Think this is the way to go then for the 720 !
Will check how much they charge for the "s" version .
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How do they work in heavy salt spray, or rain? No problems?

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That was / is also one of my concerns ..
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Touch screen plotter

No problem with my 720s. It can be entertaining when you forget you' ve got one and "wipe" the screen
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If you see my post on page 1 you'll see that Raymarine stuff is a "Hybrid touch" that you can turn the touch screen off and use buttons instead. I used a Garmin Touchscreen 3 or 4 years ago in the Cowes Torquay race and we got very wet - the touch screen went mad but it was getting soaked!
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If you see my post on page 1 you'll see that Raymarine stuff is a "Hybrid touch" that you can turn the touch screen off and use buttons instead. I used a Garmin Touchscreen 3 or 4 years ago in the Cowes Torquay race and we got very wet - the touch screen went mad but it was getting soaked!
The latter is what I was wondering about. I did see your post about Raymarine, but I'm more interested in the Lowrance units and their wet condition performance (have nothing against Raymarine or Garmin, just trying to stay with what I've been using.)

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Beads of rain/water running down the screen can sometimes cause my Garmin to 'pan' or do weird things, but it hasn't ever caused me a real issue. I would not go back to buttons now!
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Beads of rain/water running down the screen can sometimes cause my Garmin to 'pan' or do weird things, but it hasn't ever caused me a real issue. I would not go back to buttons now!
Been out in ALL weathers and never been an issue for me.
Haveing Bigger Tubes,and being wider than the Osprey....The R.C 6.8 IS a Very Dry RIB in the Rough though
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You should. Yiz have been pressing each other's buttons all year!
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Haveing Bigger Tubes,and being wider than the Osprey....The R.C 6.8 IS a Very Dry RIB in the Rough though
Not sure the size or 'dryness' of your boat has much to do with rainfall hitting the screen
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Think its called a bromance
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