frameless mirror - new type

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Re: frameless mirror - new type

Post by 147daytona » Fri Jun 19, 2020 4:23 pm

Rob Wright wrote:
Fri Jun 19, 2020 3:51 pm
Just curious why it's out of focus if you wear glasses? I wear glasses for distance viewing but can see the dash and infotainment clearly enough.
I too can see the dash and screen clear enough through the lower reading lens of my glasses but when looking at the mirror I am using the upper part of the lens which is for distance viewing and hence all out of focus.
If I tip my head right back and look at the mirror through the lower part of my lens then it is all in focus, but this is not practical in reality.
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Re: frameless mirror - new type

Post by RoJo » Fri Jun 19, 2020 4:25 pm

I must admit that I suspect bi-focals can't be too long away for me. Although I can see the dash, the HUD is a boon! :)
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Re: frameless mirror - new type

Post by m737 » Fri Jun 19, 2020 10:27 pm

AlexCccccc

pull left and right (see pic) and next pull down, thats all


PhilB

yes, have sensor & dimming like old, plug and play


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impossible
...and 2020 is not frameless :D

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Re: frameless mirror - new type

Post by PhilB » Sat Jun 20, 2020 9:12 am

147daytona wrote:
Fri Jun 19, 2020 3:25 pm
I wouldn't bother, I've got it on mine and it's just a gimmick, if you wear glasses it's all out of focus anyway :geek:
I don't think it's fair to brand it as a gimmick just because you don't get on with it.
In the XE the rearward vision isn't too bad but it can still give a much wider view and could be beneficial to others that don't have issues with glasses.
If it's fitted and you don't get on with it just flip the switch on it and turn it off.
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Re: frameless mirror - new type

Post by JAGDH » Sat Jun 20, 2020 10:00 am

The new mirror looks great, did you buy it from Jaguar directly?
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Re: frameless mirror - new type

Post by m737 » Sat Jun 20, 2020 10:12 am

no, Jaguar price is ~750 euro
bought from site in Poland similar to ebay
You can buy on ebay, search HPLA-17E678-AA
I see few offer now about 50-60GBP
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Re: frameless mirror - new type

Post by 147daytona » Sat Jun 20, 2020 12:30 pm

PhilB wrote:
Sat Jun 20, 2020 9:12 am
147daytona wrote:
Fri Jun 19, 2020 3:25 pm
I wouldn't bother, I've got it on mine and it's just a gimmick, if you wear glasses it's all out of focus anyway :geek:
I don't think it's fair to brand it as a gimmick just because you don't get on with it.
In the XE the rearward vision isn't too bad but it can still give a much wider view and could be beneficial to others that don't have issues with glasses.
If it's fitted and you don't get on with it just flip the switch on it and turn it off.
That is exactly what I have done and I still think it's a gimmick because only people with 20:20 vision are able to use it. Doesn't anyone who tests these things at Jaguar wear glasses?
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Re: frameless mirror - new type

Post by PhilB » Sat Jun 20, 2020 12:42 pm

147daytona wrote:
Sat Jun 20, 2020 12:30 pm
That is exactly what I have done and I still think it's a gimmick because only people with 20:20 vision are able to use it. Doesn't anyone who tests these things at Jaguar wear glasses?
Probably not as the majority probably don't need to wear glasses when driving.
I haven't got 20/20 vision and it's fine with me.
I wear glasses for reading but distance vision is fine.

It would be a shame if people were put off if they read it's just a "gimmick" when they might find it useful.
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Re: frameless mirror - new type

Post by Deleted User 732 » Sat Jun 20, 2020 1:16 pm

The time before last loan car was a new XE with that mirror on and I have shortsight corrected with glasses which are also varifocal. I had no problems at all with it. In fact I rather liked it.

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Re: frameless mirror - new type

Post by RoJo » Sat Jun 20, 2020 2:43 pm

I think we might be getting a bit confused here, or it could be just me! :)

Original topic was about the frameless style but we seem to have drifted on to the clearsight mirror.
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