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Keeps your personal or confidential information safe from prying eyes
You'll see the information on your display while people on either side only see a darkened screen
Designed to fit standard laptops with a diagonally measured 13 5/16" viewing screen and a 4:3 aspect ratio
Actual filter dimensions are 10 5/8" wide x 8" high (270 mm x 203 mm) and measures 13.5" diagonally
Includes your choice of two easy-to-use attachment methods
3M Privacy Filters keep confidential information private. Only persons directly in front of the monitor can see the image on screen; others on either side of them see a darkened screen.
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
The below review is for the Black Screen Privacy Screen Eye Strain / Headache Disaster
I purchased a different version of the 3M Privacy filter for my Touch Screen Lenovo Thinkpad Yoga and aside from some bubbles that I can't get rid of, it does the job and I thought this product would be a great addition for my 2nd laptop.
This version I purchased for my Lenovo Thinkpad T540P however is a disaster, it doesn't matter how you mount it, it blurs the screen and creates "wavelength" lines across it like you can see on old TV monitors when viewed with a camera.
No way I could sit in front of this all day, would make me crazy. Just looking at it for a minute and I can feel the eye strain... I'm going to try and order the more expensive gold one in hopes that it does not do this as the one on my Thinkpad Yoga does not do this.
See the picture for yourself, this not just what the camera see's, I see it as well... Buyer Beware...
This screen is exactly what I was looking for. I've tested it, and people sitting directly next to me have quite a hard time seeing anything. Since I'm often working, this is fairly important during travel or even at a busy coffee shop. I chose the GOLD color after seeing the reviews on the black. It comes with two methods of adhering. I chose the side tabs, and didn't bother to install the top ones - that way I can pull the screen out easily when clients also need to see my screen. (Please note, some people have had their screen fall out when their laptop is closed when doing this. I don't have that problem, as my laptop is carried with that opening part facing up.)
Cons - you do have to brighten your screen a little. For me that's just two clicks brighter and not a big deal. Also, if you didn't choose to adhere the screen directly onto your laptop in the more permanent fashion, if there's any space between the privacy screen and the laptop screen, there can be slight...
I used to buy 3M filters for the company I worked for 10 years back, They worked great and were very expensive. I didn't think of buying one for my own because I knew the price tag was prohibitive. So I was pleasantly surprised when I saw this ones at accessible prices. I got one immediately.
Long story short, this filter does not work as I remember they did. Right now I am holding my laptop on an angle well over 45 degrees from perpendicular and I can perfectly see the whole screen. At maybe 60 degrees I can start seeing some shadowing on the far side of the screen. Only very close to 90 degrees the screen becomes dark.
I said dark, not blank. You can still see graphics on it. So it would work if you are trying to block someone from reading your email, but not if you are trying to block them from seeing your pictures.
Back then, I remember that if I was not perfectly aligned to my filter I could not see anything. Even more, with a wide screen the...
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