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Poll Results: Vote when your Achieva/Catleap monitor comes in.

 
  • 41% (232)
    Achieva QH270
  • 2% (12)
    Achieva QH270 (DOA / didn't recieve)
  • 8% (46)
    Achieva QH270 (Dead pixel(s) / flawed panel)
  • 40% (224)
    Catleap Q270
  • 1% (8)
    Catleap Q270 (DOA / didn't recieve)
  • 5% (33)
    Catleap Q270 (Dead pixel(s) / flawed panel)
555 Total Votes  
post #101 of 4784
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Originally Posted by j dub View Post

Well, I jumped on it. Supposed to be here early next week. biggrin.gif

AHA! So you bought the last one!
post #102 of 4784
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AHA! So you bought the last one!

Nope...look 2-3 posts up!

Also...we haven't confirmed if the Catleap is the same IPS panel as the Achieva. I just went through this entire thread...and the only thing that matches the 2 monitors is that the same eBay seller is selling them and the resolution/size is the same. No actual confirmation though....i don't mind jumping on the Achieva but that Catleap has a stand that's like 50x better...
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post #103 of 4784

Catleap Q270 LED is made by Yamakasi.  Here is a page that contains its spec, noting the panel is LM270WQ1 and is the same as the Achieva Shimian.

http://www.wapy.com/entiz/read.php?num=5299

 

And, I do not know the codes (SD, A2) inside the parenthesis stand for.  I have seen some with SD, C2.

Revision numbers?

 

One more piece of information.  Note the factory code is LGDGZ.  This refers to LG Digital at GuangZhou, China.

 

@brucethemoose: is the OSD menu in Korean or in English as well?


Edited by windfire - 2/23/12 at 4:46am
post #104 of 4784
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@brucethemoose: is the OSD menu in Korean or in English as well?

^
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post #105 of 4784
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@brucethemoose: is the OSD menu in Korean or in English as well?[/B]
Also wondering this.

Well this is great though, but has there been confirmation the catleap is the same panel?
And also when i got my Planars they had backlight bleed, it goes away after a while.
    
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post #106 of 4784
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Wow, I've caused a little frenzy biggrin.gif
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@brucethemoose: is the OSD menu in Korean or in English as well?

^
Lol, I don't think it even has an OSD menu. I haven't found one.

Quick reminder to everyone. This variant is the IPSBS, the basic model with basic inputs. I'm 99.9% sure the catleap is the same panel. And DON'T buy the extended eBay warranty, it doesn't cover products not intended for US markets.
Edited by brucethemoose - 2/23/12 at 5:04am
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post #107 of 4784
Can someone here confirm real quick whether or not these need a converter? Like can you just plug any power cable into the power brick?
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Alright. I'm going to do it. I'm going to buy one. ...Later today. My only question. Does it matter which one I go with? Catleap or Shimian? I like the way the Catleap looks, but the Shimian does have the extra inputs, though i'm not sure i'll need them to be honest.

Oh, also, when will we have confirmation on the group buy? I tried to open the link to the threat but OCN said I wasn't allowed to view it frown.gif
Can someone let me know what is going on with that, and if I can get in on that action xD
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post #109 of 4784
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Wow, I've caused a little frenzy :D
Lol, I don't think it even has an OSD menu. I haven't found one.
Quick reminder to everyone. This variant is the IPSBS, the basic model with basic inputs. I'm 99.9% sure the catleap is the same panel. And DON'T buy the extended eBay warranty, it doesn't cover products not intended for US markets.

A little frenzy..lol.

The US Census Bureau shows for 2011, US imported 56.6 billions dollars worth of goods from S Korea but only exported 43.5 billions.  So, there is a trade deficit of 13.1 billions.  I wonder if this frenzy-ness will contribute to the 2012's deficit figure. lol


The OSD menu is accessed through a button on the back of the monitor. 

shimian 3.jpeg

 

shimian 2.JPG

 

shimian 1.JPG
 

 



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Can someone here confirm real quick whether or not these need a converter? Like can you just plug any power cable into the power brick?

If you use the provided cable (connecting the power brick and your wall outlet), you will need a shape converter.

However, if you have a spare 3-prong power cord (typically connecting a monitor or a PSU to wall outlet), you can just use that because the end that goes into the power brick is the standard 3-prong shape.

accessories power.JPG
 

 



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Alright. I'm going to do it. I'm going to buy one. ...Later today. My only question. Does it matter which one I go with? Catleap or Shimian? I like the way the Catleap looks, but the Shimian does have the extra inputs, though i'm not sure i'll need them to be honest.
Oh, also, when will we have confirmation on the group buy? I tried to open the link to the threat but OCN said I wasn't allowed to view it :(
Can someone let me know what is going on with that, and if I can get in on that action xD

Both Shimian and Catleap have various models.  But it seems to me that the models offered in ebay are the basic model.  The Shimian QH270 Lite model does not have more inputs.  Both of them have only one input (ie Dual Link DVI).

 

The Group buy was terminated. Everyone is one his own until/unless someone starts another.
 

 


Edited by windfire - 2/23/12 at 6:03am
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Lol yeah I swear I subbed to that, but now it's no longer in my subs. Hrmmm.
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