11-15-2013 03:17 AM
I was wondering if there is anyway to turn the default setting on the backlit keyboard to off, and just toggle it on with fn u+i.
It can be annoying reading the keys in certain light situations.
11-22-2013 04:15 PM
I'm hoping the same thing. I can't see the keys with the backlight on because the screen is so bright.
Right now as I type, I can see the keys while the keys backlight is off, but as I raise it, I have to cup my hands around them to see the keys.
Please excuse the double spaces in this as the keyboard double spaces randomly.
11-24-2013 03:20 PM
This seems to be a design flaw... I find the same problem when the lighting is fading around late afternoon and early evening. If I try to increase the backlight, it never gets bright enough and the letters wash out on the keyboard. I am not proficient in QWERTY typing so I struggle. When I decrease the backlight, I can't see the letters. My solution as a work -around is old school. I get up and turn on a light or tilt my screen so the keys are illuminated. Seems silly to have to do this. None of my other laptops with backlight had this problem... Recommend Acer study this and not continue this design in the future...
12-18-2013 11:29 PM
This seems sort of appropriate, do any of you find your keyboard emits quite a loud bzzzz kind of noise? You can hear it most when the backlight is at full, and it's loud enough to be off putting when reading at night in bed.
I saw another post that said the 391 had this issue as a known flaw, but I would like to know what other 392 owners have encountered.
Acer have said send the laptop in for £15.50 to have an engineer look at it, but I don't want to waste the time and money if it's just the type of backlight that does it.
This is where it says it's just a design prob - http://acer--uk.custhelp.com/app/answers/detail/a_
Thanks for any help.