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Custom Slim (6-inch Depth) Monitor Hood

Price Each: $64.25

Product Code: 102




  • Reduces screen glare and eye fatigue
  • Shades from ambient overhead and side/window lighting
  • Aids in color calibration consistency
  • Increases privacy - Helps keep information on your screen private
  • Professional, thoughtful design that is easily installed or removed
  • Allows for better concentration from busy environments
  • Keeps your screen cleaner, less dusty.
  • Made in the USA
Our new design features include:
  • New slimmer-looking design
  • Improved exterior material durability
  • Stronger elastic attachment cord
  • Small notch on each side to access USB ports

This fully-assembled, easy-to-install monitor hood creates a shaded environment for your screen, offering serious anti-glare and privacy protection, which is ideal for those involved in color-critical work. The eight ¼-inch depth effectively keeps private information safe from onlookers, providing an excellent accessory in testing, banking, and medical facilities.


At the core of our monitor hoods is a high-density fiberboard, the outside covering is a very tough embossed cloth material (similar to book covering) and the interior is a durable non-reflective woven material that is neutral gray. An elastic cord holds the hood in place and makes for easy installation and removal when desired. The elastic cord attachment allows for a wide range of variation of monitor shapes. Rigid plastic strips on the front edges provide reinforcement, protection, and a finished look. These hoods are intended for indoor type usage.


Monitor Hoods are made in-house, and we provide all of the essential items needed for simple no-hassle installation, including bumper buttons for positioning, foam strips for cushioning and light blocking, and detailed installation instructions.


This custom monitor hood ships flat, ready to be unfolded and the elastic cord attachment is pre-installed and ready to be mounted. (Also see installation video on adjacent tab).


Notes:
  1. Monitor hoods do not block light coming from behind the viewer or eliminate reflections in rooms with excessive lighting.
  2. If your monitor has heat exhausting vents along the top edge, a hood will block these vents unless you use something to lift the hood slightly.
Comparing Monitor Hoods to Screen Protectors:
Hood Comparison

Hood Options

Dual Monitor Hood:

Our adjustable Dual Monitor Hood option covers two identical monitors side by side. The angle of the screens is adjustable from straight across and up to 45-degrees.


Calibration Door:

The calibration door option is for professional persons who calibrate their monitors. The calibration process ensures the color seen on the screen is the same as it will be when printed either in-house or at another facility. The sliding door size is 3" x 2.25" and is available for all 8.25" hoods.


Slim Hoods:

The slim monitor hood provides a reduced depth option at 6-inches from front to back, lighter weight, but same professional design and attachment.

Product Name Custom Slim (6-inch Depth) Monitor Hood
Photodon Part # 102
Included in Order
  • One fully assembled monitor hood
  • Light blocking foam strips
  • Bumper buttons for positioning and support
  • Installation instructions
Specifications
Size Varies per selected
Color Black, gray interior
Packaging Type Single
Composition Fiberboard base, exterior vinyl, and light absorbing gray cloth interior
Weight each 1.5 lbs
Other N/A
Options Dual Monitor Capability
Adhesive Velcro Strips
Notes Calibration door option provides an opening that allows for monitor calibration without having to remove the hood. It is located in the center rear of the top panel and measures 3" x 2".
Reference More Info
MFR Part # 102
MSDS Sheet N/A
Spec Sheet N/A
Origin - Manufacturing & Assembly
USA - Traverse City, Michigan, USA
AltaPhotoGuy(Utah)
05/12/2014
Verified Buyer
Pros: Stable, Eliminates glare, Easy to set up Cons: None
I ordered the mini custom to the size of my ASUS PA249Q 24 inch monitor. I provided both the A length and the shorter than stock B length. It came pre-assembled. All I had to do was place the rubber stick-on stoppers to the inside of the hood to keep the hood properly in place. The mini size is perfect for what I wanted ? glare elimination, but not so big as to allow others to look in and give me their opinion as to some Photoshop adjustments I was working on. The hood does not impede the side USB ports or the front panel control buttons. I did not order the optional calibration door. As the hood is held on elastically, I easily used a Spyder4 to calibrate the monitor by carefully feeding the USB cord up between the monitor and the hood.
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Weewilky(Nashua NH)
04/04/2014
Verified Buyer
Pros: Fit perfectly as advertized Cons:
Mini Monitor Hood does the job and fits the monitor. Great on time delivery and service from PhotoDon.com.
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Arlen(South Dakota)
06/14/2013
Verified Buyer
Pros: works as advertised Cons: none
Mini Universal Monitor Hood does the job and fits the monitor as it should. Good delivery time and service from PhotoDon.com.
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BrooklynRich(New York City)
06/04/2013
Verified Buyer
Pros: Everything Cons: Nothing
Product is well made, fits great, and the service was right on the spot.
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Surgery Clinic(University Hospital; Columbia, Missouri)
11/06/2012
Verified Buyer
Pros: Less expensive than privacy screens, does not distort vision, eliminates overhead screen glare, easy Cons: Easy to knock askew
These have increased confidentiality in our office with minimal disruption.
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teravista.net(Orcas Island WA)
02/25/2011
Verified Buyer
Pros: EZ install...Works great...! Cons: zero
Great product, easy to do business, superb service...
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John(Hartwell GA)
03/17/2010
Verified Buyer
Pros: Works as advertised - fair price. Cons:
Depending on your monitor it make take some creativity to get it mounted properly. I had to use some of those removable self stick velcro picture hangers from Walmart to get by the depth of the frame around my ViewSonic monitor but well worth the effort. I do astrophograpy for a hobby which requires a lot of photo processing. The hood greatly reduces my eye strain and helps me concentrate on what I'm doing.
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Exhibit-a-photo.com(Orange county)
03/15/2010
Verified Buyer
Pros: Fits great on my monitor Cons: Assembly instruction pics could have been a little more clear
I like the product very much and I especially love how I recieved a microfiber cloth with it! My only prob was it's hard to tell the sizes off the Internet and now I wish I got one with a bigger depth cause my computer is right next to a window
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danielokie(oklahoma city)
03/15/2010
Verified Buyer
Pros: It works! Cons: none
The hood fits perfect and comes with everything you need. Truly worth the money.
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