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[Amazon Canada] GUNNAR Optiks Scope Advanced Video Gaming Glasses with Carbon/Amber $19.66

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What if i need a prescription with this?
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Flux doesn’t work on all devices . This does
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You would do a RX order which is not $20
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You can order blue-coat or similar computer lens if you have prescription from your eyewear store. I buy them specifically for computer use because I am looking at multiple screens at work. It does make the white a little yellow, but it's a lot more comfortable after hours.
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On Windows 10, I just activate the blue filter.

Is this only for console gaming?
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vonblock wrote:
Oct 5th, 2018 1:46 pm
On Windows 10, I just activate the blue filter.

Is this only for console gaming?
That's different, night shift or blue filter works if you work in a pitch black room. We have exterior lighting like florescent in our enviroment that still goes into your eye. Having the proper hardware is a complete solution.
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Thanks OP! I've been on the fence about Gunnars (or similar glasses) for a while now, but with that price it's too hard to pass up - even with the 1-3 months shipping I'm usually apt to pass on. Would be interesting to hear from someone who actually get these at some point to see if they hold up.
Just a scrub with negative K/D.
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I am from optical field ....this is just a BS to connect it to gaming or stuff .u can buy 2$ pairs from ebay and they are shipped at same time these ones ..

All the do is cut glare of the screen or headlights of cars coming towards u .if u wear glasses than u already have Antiglare built in those lenses so u don't need that .
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Akizuki wrote:
Oct 5th, 2018 1:34 pm
What if i need a prescription with this?

You could wear contacts with them, which is what I'm going to do. If you want prescription Gunnar's they are going to cost a lot more. At less than 20 bucks, I bought these to see how well they work and if I really like them, then I will buy a prescription pair later on since contacts give me a bit of eye strain too.
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At least two reviews said they have a slight zoom factor. Does anyone know if other models don't?
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I had these before, a very very tiny zoom. The yellow takes a while to get used to. Despite their claims, my kd ratio did not improve in COD games.
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Thatsamazing wrote:
Oct 5th, 2018 2:19 pm
I am from optical field ....this is just a BS to connect it to gaming or stuff .u can buy 2$ pairs from ebay and they are shipped at same time these ones ..

All the do is cut glare of the screen or headlights of cars coming towards u .if u wear glasses than u already have Antiglare built in those lenses so u don't need that .
I seriously hope you are trolling and do Not own an optics store, nor give optics advice professionally.
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OakAged wrote:
Oct 5th, 2018 2:23 pm
At least two reviews said they have a slight zoom factor. Does anyone know if other models don't?
I believe all gunnar have 1.15x zoom.
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I notice on the Gunnar Optics website it mentions that these glasses are 'Asian Fit Compatible' and 'Youth Fit'. Are they smaller than standard size glasses?
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Akizuki wrote:
Oct 5th, 2018 1:34 pm
What if i need a prescription with this?
Clearly has prescription lenses that block blue light for people on screen. I use a pair.

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