Dim Screen when Headlights are on?

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I can't find anything regarding this. I'm wondering:

Can the display be set to dim when the headlights come on? I recently installed an aftermarket radio in an old Honda Accord and it had a really great dim with headlights feature that made the screen match the dash when the lights were on.

I know where the brightness setting on the unit is and can def just adjust it down but does anyone know of a setting where its automatic?
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I can't find anything regarding this. I'm wondering:

Can the display be set to dim when the headlights come on? I recently installed an aftermarket radio in an old Honda Accord and it had a really great dim with headlights feature that made the screen match the dash when the lights were on.

I know where the brightness setting on the unit is and can def just adjust it down but does anyone know of a setting where its automatic?
I believe it only does it automatically when it's night time
 
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Ok I must have not explained this right.

I want the screen on the Ktuner V2 to DIM just like everything else in the car does when i turn the headlights on.

I can manually adjust the brightness on the Ktuner screen but thats a pain to do all the time. I'm asking if anyone discovered a way to have it dim with the headlights.

This is the Ktuner forum I figured it would be assumed I was referring to the Ktuner display...lol.
 
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No, the unit does not have a light sensor and can't dim with lighting changes.
thank you.

in aftermarket radios, there is usually an orange wire that connects to the dimmer with headlights that dims the screen.

i figured that coulda been programmed in. irregardless, awesome product, thanks for the direct response, end thread!
 

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We have one cable that runs to the OBD port for power and communication. The OBD port doesn't have any pins in it that could be used for what you're suggesting. Adding an extra loose wire was not something that would have been considered since this product isn't flush mounted into the dash. Maybe if it was.
 
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We have one cable that runs to the OBD port for power and communication. The OBD port doesn't have any pins in it that could be used for what you're suggesting. Adding an extra loose wire was not something that would have been considered since this product isn't flush mounted into the dash. Maybe if it was.
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