Here are questions which are mostly asked about and the answers will be provided below. This is just basic information as each style of video glasses is different with different features.
Q: Will the video glasses hurt my eyes or my vision?
A: No it will not. The glasses use a semi-transparent LCD Panel. The LCD panel is only .44 inch diagonal and will project a virtual image to only two meters at a distance. This is the same way it is done in a movie theatre. After three to four hours of watching, have your eyes take a break so they will not become tired or even produce a headache.
Q: If a person wore glasses for being near-sighted, can they be able to use the video glasses?
A: Yes if a person wears contact lens. This is for a person , who will not have to wear two pair of glasses.
Q: Are the video glasses too heavy for the face?
A: The weight is just about the same as a normal pair of glasses a person is used to. Some designs might feel a little bit heavier. It also depends on a person’s facial features on how comfortable they fit.
Q: What will the video glasses connect to?
A: If a device comes with an AV output feature, then they will work with media devices, An example would be: Ninetendo WII, Xbox, Playstation, an Analog or digital TV tuner, PMP, DVD, VCD, MP4,
Q: Using a third part device, the screen is dark when the video glasses are plugged in, Why?
A: Make sure the switch is on. Or check the battery. Is it loaded to the line control? Now switch it on.
Q: The battery is loaded to the line control. But, my screen is still blank, Why?
A: Check to make sure the wiring is correct and you have connected it to the AV output jack. Use white and red for the audio and yellow for the video. Make sure they are linked correctly.
Q: The size of the screen doesn’t feel as big as I thought it would?
A: When first using the video glasses your eyesight has to get adjusted. After wearing them awhile, then your eyesight would become adjusted by feeling the sizes being correct. The calculation and virtual display size is just an estimate. All people will feel different size images.
Q: What is the difference between LCOS panel and LCD panel?
A: The differences between these two are as follows:
A: Lcos is digital panel, where LCD is an analog panel.
B: For Lcos is 180 Hz refresh rate and for LCD the refresh rate is 60 Hz
C: For Lcos there is16.7 mega colors and for the color for LCD is 65k colors
Q: Can your video glasses recognize both digital and analog signals?
A: Through any AV jack it can read any video signal.
Connecting To iPods:
Q: Can I connect my video glasses to an iPod Video Classic?
A: Yes you can. Just use the TV out feature from the setup menu and connect the glasses to the top out jack on the TV. Do not use the bottom jack.
Q: Connecting the video glasses to the new iPod Video
A: Apple has locked the new iPod Video TV feature. There is an AV cable that is specially made for this and will have to be bought from an authorized Apple dealer to unlock this feature.
Connecting to Computers:
Q: How can I connect the video glasses to my computer? The resolutions do not match!
A: All computers come with VGA mode in its basic form. The video glasses come with a resolution of 640*480. Follow these steps below to set your computer to this resolution to be able to use the video glasses.
The first step is to connect the USB to give power to the glasses. Then, connect to the audio jack for sound and then connect to the VGA port.
The second step is to go to your graphic card setup on your computer. Now, choose display. Then, choose duplicate images for two monitor devices. Every computer is different. So, you may have to play with it. Make sure on both screens-the glasses and the computer that duplicate images are chosen.
The third step is take the mouse and right click on the computers desktop and then choose either personalization for Windows Vista or property for XP.
The fourth step, if you have Vista, you will have to choose Display
The fifth step-Setup/Advanced
The sixth step-List all modes
The seventh step-Choose resolution 640*480 60 Hz
The last step is to click confirm and then exit.
Now you are able to start using your video glasses!
Q: If I wanted to display on both my video glasses and PC monitor, how can I do this?
A: Try going to the graphics card setup and use the duplicate the images on two monitors selection, if it is available.
Connecting the Video Glasses to the Xbox
Q: I can’t connect my Xbox to the Video Glasses?
A: On the Xbox, set the Pal to Pal 50 and not 60. The video glasses can’t read Pal 60. The glasses can read NTSC 60.
Q: Is there a warranty for the Video Glasses and how long are they covered?
A: After the glasses are shipped to you, the glasses are generally covered for one year, twelve months. There are special warranties for the model MT 320 for a period of eighteen months. This warranty can also be extended for another six months for parts and labor.