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Old Mar 19, 2011, 08:13 PM   #1
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Brightness automagically changes...ugh

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I absolutely love my 13" MBA Ultimate...just an outstanding machine. However, the brightness seems to change all by itself sometimes after it's been asleep. Sometimes after being asleep I touch the keyboard and the brightness is at max...practically blinding me. lol. Anyone else experience this behavior?
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Old Mar 19, 2011, 08:16 PM   #2
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Have you checked System Preferences > Displays >>
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Old Mar 19, 2011, 08:18 PM   #3
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All MacBooks have the same system. Just depends on the room lighting.
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All MacBooks have the same system. Just depends on the room lighting.
I wasn't aware MBA had a light sensor
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Old Mar 19, 2011, 09:25 PM   #5
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I wasn't aware MBA had a light sensor
It doesn't.
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It doesn't.
Didn't think so. So the reason being the room light is false
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Didn't think so. So the reason being the room light is false
Exactly...I don't even have the check mark shown in the screen shot above which appears to be a Cinema Display thing.
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Exactly...I don't even have the check mark shown in the screen shot above which appears to be a Cinema Display thing.
It is just a screenshot, as I don't have an MBA handy to deliver an appropriate screenshot. I didn't know, the MBA does not have such sensor, as it is located near the iSight camera.
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Hi all,

I absolutely love my 13" MBA Ultimate...just an outstanding machine. However, the brightness seems to change all by itself sometimes after it's been asleep. Sometimes after being asleep I touch the keyboard and the brightness is at max...practically blinding me. lol. Anyone else experience this behavior?
I notice this seems to happen when my MacBook Air is running on the battery source. When its running the electrical power, it remains fully bright.
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I notice this seems to happen when my MacBook Air is running on the battery source. When its running the electrical power, it remains fully bright.
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Opps, my bad. Didn't know that. Thanx.
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