MBA 13" in direct light

Discussion in 'MacBook Air' started by OwenMeasures, Feb 11, 2012.

  1. OwenMeasures macrumors 6502

    OwenMeasures

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    when i hold me MBA say towards a window... when the machine is off i can see light coming through the Apple sign on the back lighting up on the screen... is this normal?
     
  2. andalusia macrumors 68030

    andalusia

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    Yes its normal. The logo is slightly translucent.
     
  3. anirudh macrumors 6502

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  4. Stetrain macrumors 68040

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    There isn't a special light that makes the Apple logo light up, it lights up because of the backlight from LCD. Since it's open to allow light from the LCD to go through the logo, it also lets light from the logo through to the LCD.
     

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