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Direct Sunlight

Discussion in 'Autopilot & Autonomous/FSD' started by msanghavi, Dec 29, 2019.

  1. msanghavi

    msanghavi Member

    Dec 29, 2019
    Coral Springs
    Anybody know how the Autopilot cameras will handle direct bright sunlight (especially at signal lights) ? I looked at my M3 cameras, and was expecting to see at least 1 camera "wearing sun glasses" (i.e. have a dark tinted glass in front of it) but I don't see anything like that.
  2. DanCar

    DanCar Active Member

    Oct 2, 2013
    SF Bay Area
    Don't know, but do know there are specialized cameras that can handle this. The affected pixel sensors are turned off when the Sun hits them. Handling with a tint is an interesting possible solution. Suspect for the next few years, Tesla will just tell you to take over, until they figure out how they want to handle this.

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