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Ambient Light Rejection: XXXX lux (Direct Sun-light), YYYY lux (Fluorescent Light)

How to translate better: Umgebungslichtabschirmung or Tageslichtunterdrückung?

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Depending on exact context, Filter might be used as well. – OregonGhost Nov 22 '13 at 9:50

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A short google search shows, that the term ambient light rejection is mostly used for ambient light rejection screens. So

  1. It should be Umgebungslicht rather than Tageslicht as the ambient light can have different sources.

  2. It's rather not an Abschirmung. Abschirmung is used for the rejection of transmission, regardless if this is done by reflection or absorption. Unterdrückung can mean both, so you should use this.


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