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Film & Privacy Filter Sample Packs

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Film & Privacy Filter Sample Packs

Make Deciding the Right Film Type Easier with Sample Packs

Sample Film Packs are an easy, low-risk way to try our products before you buy the actual size! Have confidence in knowing you are selecting the right film type for your device by learning the look, feel, and the steps needed to install the film like a pro.

Samples come in 3 sizes: small 2x3, medium 3x5 and large 8x10.

Free Shipping* and a $5 Coupon with every purchased sample pack!

Sample pack contents may vary depending on availability. Certain film types have size limitations, make sure you check the maximum size prior to ordering a sample pack.

*Free shipping applies to orders within the USA. International orders will be charged $3.00 for the small and medium packs and $15 for the larger ones.

The $5 coupon is good for any order from our website, including but not limited to screen protectors, monitor hoods, and microfiber cloths. One coupon can be used per order.
Product Name Sample Film Packs
Photodon Part # Sample-Films
Included in Order
  • Crystal Clear: MXO, 9HO, MXB and 6HS Film Samples cut to selected size.
  • Anti-Glare: MXH, MXT, MXG and 5HS Film Samples cut to selected size.
  • Non Adhesive Privacy Filter: P2L Film Samples cut to selected size.
  • Adhesive Privacy Filter: P2S Film Samples cut to selected size.
  • Squeegee
  • Installation instructions
  • Comparison Sheet
  • $5 Off Coupon
2" x 3"
3" x 5"
8" x 10"
Color Transparent
Packaging Type Single or bulk
Composition PET Base
Weight each .06 lb
Other Silicone adhesion
Options Anti-Glare Sample Pack
Crystal Clear Sample Pack
Non Adhesive Privacy Filter
Adhesive Privacy Filter
Notes These films conform to flat screen types and do not work on curved CRT screens. These are not brightness reduction films, such as neutral density filters.
Reference More Info
MFR Part # Sample-Films
MSDS Sheet RoHS Sheet
Spec Sheet MXO, 6HS, 5HS, MXH, MXT, MXT, MXG, MXB, P2L, P2S, P4S
Origin - Manufacturing & Assembly
Korea - Traverse City, Michigan, USA.
Screen Protector Comparison Chart
Film Code Features/Uses Image Quality
Ease of Cleaning
Spec Sheets
MXO: Clear MXO: Clear. Excellent image quality. Oleophobic ease of cleaning coating. Recommended for use on all devices.
Cons: No anti-glare function.

Spec Sheet
6HS: Anti-Scratch and Anti-Shock Film 6HS: Anti-Scratch and Anti-Shock Film Excellent image quality. 6H surface hardness provides good scratch resistance. Provides impact protection. Shatter-proof, unlike tempered glass. Use on all devices.
Cons: No anti-glare function.

Spec Sheet
9HO: Clear Glass-Like Hardness 9HO: Clear Glass-Like Hardness. Recommended for use on all devices especially drawing tablets, mobile & POS devices, and industrial equipment. Excellent image quality. 9H surface hardness provides extreme abrasion resistance with smooth-touch and oleophobic ease of cleaning coating.
Cons: No anti-glare function.

Spec Sheet
5HS: Shock-Absorbing Anti-Glare 85% 5HS: Shock-Absorbing Anti-Glare. Provides extra protection against blunt force impact, plus has a maximum (85%) anti-glare matte finish. 5HS is 60% more scratch resistant that most standard screen protectors. Recommended for use on all devices, especially those subject to rough handling in need of an anti-glare surface. Anti-bacterial function.
Cons: In bright sunlight, high matte finish causes gray out if not viewed straight on. Not recommended for drone cameras, EReaders, GPS, or In-Dash Systems.

Spec Sheet
MXH: Anti-Glare 25% MXH: Anti-Glare 25% (light matte finish.) Recommended for all monitors, cell phones, tablets and other mobile or stylus devices.
Cons: Noticeable surface reflection in bright light.

Spec Sheet
MXT: Anti-Glare 50% MXT: Anti-Glare 50%. Medium matte finish. Recommended for TVs, digital signage and industrial equipment.
Cons: Some pixeling on small devices. Not recommended for color critical applications or small text reading.

Spec Sheet
MXG: Anti-Glare 85% MXG: Anti-Glare 85% (Maximum anti-glare, matte finish.) Much improved anti-pixelation. Recommended for large displays such as TVs and panels, but suitable for small devices such as phones.
Cons: In bright sunlight, high matte finish causes gray out.

Spec Sheet
MXB: Blue Light Cut MXB: Blue Light Cut. Good image quality. Cuts excess blue light emitted from displays.Recommended for children, and persons who spend a lot of time looking at screens. Very slight blue tint when applied.
Cons: No anti-glare function, not recommended for stylus use.

Spec Sheet
P2L: 2-Way Privacy Filter 2-Way Non-adhesive Privacy Filter. Adhered with the help of bendable tabs that attach to your monitor's frame. Mini-louvers embedded in film reduce screen viewing at 35°, nearly black at 45°.
Cons: Loss of image clarity, slight darkening effect.

Spec Sheet
P2S: 2-Way Privacy Filter Silicone 2-Way Adhesive Privacy Filter. Adhered directly to the monitor with adhesive backing. Mini-louvers embedded in film reduce screen viewing at 35°, nearly black at 45°.
Cons: Loss of image clarity, slight darkening effect.

Spec Sheet
P4S: 4-Way Privacy Filter Silicone 4-Way Adhesive Privacy Filter. Adhered directly to the monitor with adhesive backing. Mini-louvers embedded in film reduce screen viewing at 35°, nearly black at 45°.
Cons: Loss of image clarity, slight darkening effect.

Spec Sheet
Anti-glare Sample Pack
MARY Allen
Verified Buyer
I chatted with customer service regarding the work situation I found myself in. I wish I could remember her name. She walked me through the site and strongly suggested the sample pack because it is hard to describe the different levels. The key selling point was the 5 dollar off coupon. I was able to make an informed decision to get what I needed and not having to settle for what is available. My only suggestion would be to have a corresponding coupon available for the other sample sizes. A 2"x3" on a 32" screen was a challenge! Smile. They were easy to move and reposition. Bonus one fit on my desk phone screen!
Yay! Way to go, Mary!
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Crystal clear sample kit
Louis Mueller
Verified Buyer
Pros: Simple, effective, and very helpful Cons: None
I have used Photodon's Sample Kits before. They are not just clever; they are extremely useful and inexpensive tools to determine which film is best for your purpose. They include a discount coupon that deducts the price of the kit from your order. Very good thinking. It's truly customer-oriented.
We're glad it was helpful to you, Louis. Thank you for taking the time to write this kind review.
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Sample pack Review
Pat Boutin
Verified Buyer
Pros: Very useful to choose the right product Cons: After I chose the right product, I prepared to buy mine but the delivery fees made me changed my min
Very useful! It helped me to choose the right model (MXG for me). Esay to install.
We do our best to keep our rates down, Pat. Next time, give us a call and maybe we can provide you with a special coupon to offset the shipping expense.
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Sample pack
Verified Buyer
Pros: get hands on feel Cons: none
It was great to be able to have a sample pack sent out i was torn between the 6H and 9H material and this helped make the decision before we made our main purchase
We're glad you liked this option, Wayne! We appreciate your taking the time to make a good decision.
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A sample pack is helpful
Yunhua Zhu
Verified Buyer
Sample pack is helpful. I immediately realized what I neeed after trying the samples..
It's amazing how different each film type is, and it's also hard to describe the features. Getting a sample pack before you buy really is the best way to know for sure what you like. We're glad you found this feature helpful!
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Anti-Glare Sample Pack
Verified Buyer
Pros: Made my decision easy Cons: None really
I got the 3x5 anti-glare sample pack sample pack, and it was great for making a decision on which screen protector I wanted for my 15.6" laptop screen. I definitely think the smaller samples would have been too small, but with these, I could put them all on at the same time and cover a fair portion of my screen. I wanted something diffuse reflections on these ridiculously glossy new monitors, and this pack really helped me decide that the 85% MXG filter is right for me. The 25% really doesn't cut down on glare that much, the 50% works fairly well but has a slightly rainbow colored speckling effect on white screens, which is particularly odd because the 85% doesn't really have this effect. The 85% is a tiny bit darker than the normal screen, but it seems to just completely block out reflections, which I imagine will make my laptop infinitely more usable. The 85% also had the smoothest feel, which is something that I didn't initially consider but is a plus because I have one of those new fangled hybrid laptops with a touch screen. It also seems to be the thickest. I also appreciate the $5 off coupon for the next purchase. That's a great idea to run that with the sample packs.
This is fantastic feedback for other shoppers, Gary. Thank you for taking the time to do it!
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Peace of mind
Verified Buyer
Pros: Clear film great for tasks that require color exactness; good stylus feel for both films. Cons: None
I'm a fan of Photodon. I have 3 iPad Pros wearing Photodon screen protectors, Recently I had to replace the manufacturer's screen protectors for two large pen displays. To make an informed decision, I bought two sample packs --- the anti-reflective and the clear --- and, with the help of the very patient Photodon support team, I was able to find the perfect custom films for my needs. Great customer service!
We've never had someone refer to their devices "wearing" our films before, Doug. Very cleaver! Thank you so much for your repeat business and your loyalty.
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Sample Clear Pack
Patrick Engineer
Verified Buyer
Pros: Sample packs a good idea Cons: no downside
Sample pack was helpful in deciding if material was right to use.
Thanks, Patrick!
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Needed samples to make a decision
Bill LaRocque
Verified Buyer
Pros: Great service Cons: Samples were infected with zika virus. JUST KIDDING! No cons...
Subtle but real differences. Great application instructions, Using my glass Yiynova screen for illustrations. Better with a slight tooth. I can now make a confident decision.
Funny! Thanks!
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Great sample packs!
Verified Buyer
Perfect kit for deciding which works best. Sized just right.
Good deal, Robert! We're glad this was a help to you!
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Exactly as described.
Amanda Lancaster
Verified Buyer
Pros: they are available Cons: hard to tell if you get the smallest size
I got this 5 pk sample ordering the 'darkest' of them to see which would be the best for my HP Pavilion Sleekbook as it is so bright it hurts my eyes. I read all the directions and followed them to a T but my screen is so large I can't tell which one (if any) work the best as the brightness from the rest of the 'uncovered' screen still hurts my eyes. I'm going to have to just go with the darkest of them all. I proly should've ordered the larger samples instead of the smallest.

I still appreciate the idea and availability of the samples.
This is good advice, Amanda. Also, the MXB is really good for eye strain.
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Get this sample pack to be sure!
Sam B
Verified Buyer
Pros: Quality, value, customer service Cons: None
When you get the sample pack, READ THE INSTRUCTIONS. I thought I knew what I was doing, but realized that there are two films you have to peel off each sample, before you can try them. I then found a spot in the sun that created the effect on my screen that I wanted to avoid. I put the different sample pieces on the screen and found the one that works best for me. I'm leaving it on for a week to test it out before buying the full size one.
Thank you very much for your review and we are glad offering samples have helped you in your decision making! Please contact us if you run into any issues. :)
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Amory Diccion
Verified Buyer
Excellent set of films to sample my specific application. The additional cleaners, tack tape, and squeege and cloth are a nice complement to the high-quality films.
We like to provide you with everything you need to have a successful install. Thanks for the feedback!
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Très bonne idée !!
Verified Buyer
Pros: Très utile, et pas cher Cons: Je ne savais pas l'installer :(...
Un excellente idée que d'avoir eu recours à ce genre d'échantillons. Cela m'a permis pour 2€ (frais de port si non-Americain) de choisir sur mon plasma le filtre correspondant au meilleur compromis entre: Couleur moins vives, et effet miroir.
Super produit.
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Frank(Orlando, FL)
Verified Buyer
With a highly reflective Vizio TV next to sunny sliding glass doors, we had a horrible glare problem rendering our TV almost unwatchable during the day. We ordered a custom-fit MXG screen after trying out a sample kit first, and the results are outstanding. Picture clarity isn't noticeably affected, but even dark scenes look good in full sunlight now. We ordered a custom size, and it fit perfectly. Installation takes care (make sure all the dust is vacuumed up first! - the online video helps a lot), but if I could do it, anyone can. Well worth the money and effort; don't hesitate to buy this stuff if you have a glare issue.
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Clarity(Idaho USA)
Verified Buyer
Well worth the $5 to personally test which anti-glare screen protector works best for you. They all worked well to touch and some worked better visually than others. The sample pack is a great way to tell the difference between the choices.
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Verified Buyer
Excellent product and outstanding service - recommended. I was uncertain which film to use on my new tablet, and Mary Ellen in sales talked me through the options, and recommend the trial pack - which I ordered, and which was helpful. She was also very helpful in dealing with an order during the holiday break.
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Verified Buyer
I laid each sample on my highly reflective laptop screen, which gave me confidence in my choice before I ordered the film I wanted to use.
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Don(Griffin, GA)
Verified Buyer
When we moved into our new home we purchased a 55" Panasonic Plasma TV. Little did we realize that the room where it lives has more light sources than a carnival! It looked like a mirror!After contacting PhotoDon we ordered a sample kit and determined which film was best for our situation and spent $144 to save $800 for a new LCD set. The film is easy to install, if you follow the directions, and very effective. It very nearly eliminates glare! I'd do it again in a heartbeat.
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Verified Buyer
Gives you what is needed to make decision
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Verified Buyer
The sample pack is a low-risk way to evaluate the product before purchasing, and I commend Photodon for offering a sample pack. All of the samples are sticky ? but some are not as obvious as others. The clear MXA sample has a protective sheet on both sides and a label instructing you to peel them off. The others have a peel off backer only on the sticky side, and it may not be immediately obvious ? but there is a small peel tab in the corner.
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Verified Buyer
The sample pack was very useful. Helped me decide which one to buy (I actually had three different films on my 27" screen simultaneously for a few days, so that I could really compare under different daylight conditions). Good customer service, too.
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Bravo Zulu(Huntsville Al)
Verified Buyer
I put MXT and MXG on my Clear Nav Display and both were effective in reducing the reflections I get when the sun shines on my face. MXT is more effective but also reduces the contrast of the color and detail of the moving map display. Note: Clear Nav is a flight computer for gliders.
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Verified Buyer
I didn't end up buying any of these products, which is not a bad thing-- it's exactly why this sample pack was so great. It allowed me to see if any of them would be worth buying for my specific purpose.
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Verified Buyer
very nice decal as I expected ...
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rmanwaring(st louis)
Verified Buyer
I ordered the sample pack before I ordered the full sheet for my monitor. It was very helpful in guiding me to the best option. Right away I was able to tell that these films would solve the reflection problem from my glossy screen.
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Ben(Sun City West)
Verified Buyer
Pack very helpful toward making my final decision as to the film I needed. Better yet, The final purchase and application of the film for my laptop resulted in going from difficult to read to a pleasure to read
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Verified Buyer
Definitely a wise choice to compare the samples. The samples are such that you can compare them side by side on the same screen. I would have probably ordered the wrong anti-glare film if I did not use the samples. The samples showed me what it is important to me. Thanks.
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waffle911(Rochester NY)
Verified Buyer
Pros: Cheap and inclusive Cons: Doesn't magically appear on your desk when you order it
I was unsure about how the different types of films would look on my glossy 17" MBP, so I got this to compare and I'm very glad I did. I was torn between the MXH and MXA films and determined that the MXH introduced just enough speckling to be obtrusive for my application, and while the MXA was a noticeable improvement over the bare display, it did not reduce glare enough. It was a worthwhile $5 to find out that the best solution for my application would be a monitor hood rather than a screen filter.
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bfh(Atlantic NW)
Verified Buyer
Pros: Cost Cons: none
Film samples were perfect for my needs. I was able to learn that I did not like any of the PhotoDon films at all for only a few dollars.
4 of 4 customers found this helpful.
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bhd(Pacific NW)
Verified Buyer
Pros: none Cons: miniature in size, not useable
Can't review because they are too small to determine whether or not any of the films would work on a 27" screen iMac
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