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#363: 06-20-2014, 05:59 AM
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Originally Posted by havanahjoe View Post
I've had my 2013 Nexus 7 installed for about a month now, and things are going great. The only issue I keep having is that the sun hits the tablet VERY hard during the day, and I find that the tablet has shut down due to overheat protection very often.

Anyone else experience this? How do you get around it? My options as far as I can tell are to use one of those windshield shades or always park in the shade.

I wonder if a screen protector will reflect some of that heat away.
Screen protector will not actually reflect the heat a whole lot. I have had my Nexus 7 in 105 degree heat before and never had a problem with it, but I suppose if yours is having a problem you could buy a heat sink fan like you would use on a computer (example... I would mount this behind the tablet and fairly close to it so it's blowing directly on the back.

I am not sure if you did this, but I rearranged the insides of my Nexus 7 so I no longer have a back on it. If you were to get a fan, pulling off the back case would help air flow get to the tablet. My tablet below for reference...
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