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Re: Do touch screens work with screen protectors?
« Reply #30 on: March 18, 2021, 04:40:29 »
While Nikon prosumer cameras are delivered with a plastic screen protector, « pro » cameras are not. What I know for quite sure, is that the screens of the pro cameras are from mineral hardened glass, which is « unscratchable », at least under normal circumstances. Personally I didn’t made any scratches in my single digit cameras (D4s, D5, D6), neither my D850. While I initially followed the trend of applying glass protectors to the rear screen, I quickly abandoned the practice, starting with my D5’s, to never come back. I follow the same policy with my smartphones. But I am a person who handles his equipment carefully, even used professionally. Hope this helps.
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Re: Do touch screens work with screen protectors?
« Reply #31 on: March 18, 2021, 06:58:02 »
Not all screen protectors are the same. There are protectors made from a softish plastic and protectors made from a much harder, almost glass-like material. The ones I use on my smartphone and my D7500 are of the latter type, and there are no scratches after two years of hard use. They are typically also better optically than the soft plastic ones.

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Re: Do touch screens work with screen protectors?
« Reply #32 on: March 18, 2021, 13:45:54 »
The one I bought from Amazon says "tempered glass" but I can bend, twist it easily so I guess it is actually plastic.

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Re: Do touch screens work with screen protectors?
« Reply #33 on: March 18, 2021, 22:34:02 »
The one I bought from Amazon says "tempered glass" but I can bend, twist it easily so I guess it is actually plastic.

You can bend glass.
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Re: Do touch screens work with screen protectors?
« Reply #34 on: March 19, 2021, 01:05:41 »
You can bend glass.

...if it is thin and somewhat flexible. How much does it bend?

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Re: Do touch screens work with screen protectors?
« Reply #35 on: March 19, 2021, 03:09:13 »
Zang, "plastic" was an adjective before it became a noun. ;D

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Re: Do touch screens work with screen protectors?
« Reply #36 on: March 19, 2021, 03:57:00 »
@David, @MFloyd - Fact, I did not want to break it (yet) so I think I bent it 1mm at the longer edge :)

@Kenn - They ruined the original meaning LOL

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Re: Do touch screens work with screen protectors?
« Reply #37 on: March 23, 2021, 02:18:56 »
Long ago I read that Glass was the first Plastic as it can be shaped when hot and retain its shape when it cools. Even clay can be molded so it must be "plastic" also.  :D
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Re: Do touch screens work with screen protectors?
« Reply #38 on: April 16, 2021, 10:53:52 »
And I am a keen fan of Philip Glass  ;) Not sure this helps  ;D
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Re: Do touch screens work with screen protectors?
« Reply #39 on: April 16, 2021, 13:03:53 »
A bit off topic, but concrete is classed as a plastic.

Long ago I read that Glass was the first Plastic as it can be shaped when hot and retain its shape when it cools. Even clay can be molded so it must be "plastic" also.  :D
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Re: Do touch screens work with screen protectors?
« Reply #40 on: April 16, 2021, 13:54:02 »
Long ago I read that Glass was the first Plastic as it can be shaped when hot and retain its shape when it cools. Even clay can be molded so it must be "plastic" also.  :D

That's why the glass-mold aspherical elements can be made.

And I am a keen fan of Philip Glass  ;) Not sure this helps  ;D

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Re: Do touch screens work with screen protectors?
« Reply #41 on: May 22, 2021, 02:45:03 »
Vello makes good screen protectors