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I thought photovoltaic meant that it converted light into energy. Like a solar panel. wouldn’t any panel that changes opacity when exposed to an electric charge still be considered electrochromic?

Admittedly, this is very much not my area of expertise.
 

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I thought photovoltaic meant that it converted light into energy. Like a solar panel. wouldn’t any panel that changes opacity when exposed to an electric charge still be considered electrochromic?

Admittedly, this is very much not my area of expertise.
I thought the panorama roof would just be photochromatic...
 

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Could be something like this I suppose:
http://www.invisishade.com/
Google: lcd window shade
They’ve been available for architectural use for a while. Not sure the pricing, but would seem that it would have to be cheaper in order to do large windows and such...
 

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It might, I may have used the wrong word. Photo-chromatic is the correct word, I think.
See, that’s what I thought had replaced the electrochromic roof. Like those Transitions lenses on sunglasses that get darker in the light. But the mentioned that you can command the glass to change on-demand brings me back to electrochromic.

Honestly, idk. Someone should ask chat support
 

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I've had chats with really nice helpful people and some others with CS reps that just seem to want to get the chat over with.
Have you come across any who seemed like the type of person that might have been watching the forum for a heavily discussed topic that had faded in intensity a bit, and figured they would fan the fire on a Friday afternoon?
 

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Have you come across any who seemed like the type of person that might have been watching the forum for a heavily discussed topic that had faded in intensity a bit, and figured they would fan the fire on a Friday afternoon?
Just a couple of those :D
 

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Based on the people still talking about the pano roof and whether it is electrochromic or photo-sensitive...

Q. Ok. There has been some posts about it still being somewhat adjustable. Does Rivian call it something in particular?

A. While it is an adjusting tint, it is not the electrochromic roof.
At this point, it is just our panoramic glass roof!

Q. So it is auto-adjusting based off light input from the outside?

A. Yes, exactly. Similar to prescription sunglasses.

Hopefully this clears it up...
 

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So it’s just a normal ol’ photochromic roof. No commands can be given to it.

Guess that other chat person was misinformed. Or this one is. Or neither are. Or both are.

Is Rivian even a real company? Are we sure it’s not just an elaborate marketing scheme from REI and Patagonia?
 
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So it’s just a normal ol’ photochromic roof. No commands can be given to it.

Guess that other chat person was misinformed. Or this one is. Or neither are. Or both are.

Is Rivian even a real company? Are we sure it’s not just an elaborate marketings scheme from REI and Patagonia?
.com.
 

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Honestly, the manufacturer of the shell/camper top will probably incorporate the cutouts needed for gear tunnel button, tie downs, and tailgate button access.
I honestly hope so.

I was thinking of this type of camper shell.
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That’s a slide in style - I use this type that sits on the bed rails and leaves the tailgate functional:
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