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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 #1461 of 4784
You may just not notice it. I don't notice too much on my 24'' Soyo...but again I have no idea what the input lag is on that one.

Chances are good though that you will not notice the input lag. Lots of people don't seem to unless they are playing rythem-based games.

Levi, those are the ~100 dollar adapters yes?
post #1462 of 4784
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After shipping, a group buy would supposedly only save you a couple of bucks per monitor, so you're just better off buying them online. These Ebay sellers are actually selling them with pretty small profit margins

I'm not sure about that. In 100 piece orders, they're $250 monitors (+ whatever they would cost to freight over, I'll round it to $20 per monitor because it shouldn't be more than $2000 for freight), so $270 per monitor. If someone can give exact box measurements and weight of the original box, I would know how much it would cost to ship around the US, shouldn't be more than $40-50. That brings the total to ~$320 per monitor. $80 off is pretty good. BUT, this is a ton of speculation tongue.gif
     
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post #1463 of 4784
Shipping shouldn't be more than MAYBE 20 bucks inside the US. I have shipped entire turbo kits for cars (~40lbs) at about 50 bucks.
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Shipping shouldn't be more than MAYBE 20 bucks inside the US. I have shipped entire turbo kits for cars (~40lbs) at about 50 bucks.

Just depends on the box shape/weight. I shipped a mATX case a few weeks ago for $70... Shipping companies are getting worse.
     
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post #1465 of 4784
I got Catleap w/ speaker from Dream-seller...this tempered glass version people been talking about.. Is it any difference really from the non-tempered glass? Picture look better???

If i recall someone mention that tempered vs non-tempered has no advantages in term of quality of images//graphic ... beside just the better protection from damage.

Is that correct?
post #1466 of 4784
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Definitely understood. I know there is quite a bit of evidence to show that the high input lag is very probable but I just think i'm being stubborn..I want that multiple input one!
I've read every post in this thread from day one and know that quite a few people that are pretty experienced with displays have posted on this issue, I guess I just want to make sure.
I do have a question though, I know that from what I read it seems that an internal scaler and functioning OSD are the two things that cause higher input lag. Is it possible for this type of monitor to have multiple inputs but no internal scaler?
Also, why is it that my 24inch Asus 1920x1080 has several inputs but no noticeable input lag? Is it because of the resolution or the fact that it is a TN panel?

There is no proof that the multiple input one has input lag, in fact prad.de is the only site that measures input lag properly (and they only started doing it recently) so unless they have measured thisspecific monitor (or someone like ToastyX has), we shouldn't assume anything. What can really introduce input lag is the presence of a scaler, a (badly implemented) OSD or processing.
post #1467 of 4784
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I got Catleap w/ speaker from Dream-seller...this tempered glass version people been talking about.. Is it any difference really from the non-tempered glass? Picture look better???
If i recall someone mention that tempered vs non-tempered has no advantages in term of quality of images//graphic ... beside just the better protection from damage.
Is that correct?

Tempered glass refers to a sheet of glass manufacturers sometimes add to the front of the monitor. It makes the bezel "flush' all the way around. The panel underneath is the same so the picture is mostly the same on both models, with the caveat being that placing a sheet of glass (or indeed, anything) in front of the panel can only worsen the picture quality, not improve it.

I suppose that it would provide extra protection for the monitor, yes. It can only help in this regard.
post #1468 of 4784
i would be interested in that 2700k. does it have a motherboard and some memory...
    
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Has anyone used this as a TV? It would also need to be able to play 1080p on my ZBOX HD-ID11 htpc. It has a Intel® Atom™ D510 (dual-core) (1.66 GHz) and the ION2 GPU I believe. Am tempted...
    
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post #1470 of 4784
I'm disappointed with green-sum right now. 4th day since my order and still no tracking. Even though I had messaged him before and he told me I'd be give a tracking number "definitely" by yesterday....which hasn't happened.

Lack of customer service seems to be a common trend with some Asian sellers. They're good with their words and quick to apologize, but none of that translates into actual action. And here I was thinking when I ordered on Sunday that I'd receive the monitor this week as he advertises 2-5 day shipping + ships same day or next day. Now I doubt he'll even ship it in that 2-5 days.

And yes....I realize I have no patience. But I also hate being lied to or misled. It destroys trust at all levels with that seller.
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