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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)
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post #151 of 4784
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Originally Posted by jcde7ago View Post

I did.
Yes, the lack of a warranty is a bummer - but honestly, at this price point....unless something absolutely horrible happens or you are the unluckiest person on earth - you'll probably get your money's worth out of this.
I can't stomach the thought of both the AG on the U2711 AND the fact that it costs about $1K after taxes. For $600 less....I can stomach the lack of a warranty. When mine gets to me, it'll be inspected with a fine-tooth comb, and if there is even a hint of damage, i'll flat out return it or just ask for an exchange. The risk is marginal and the gains....well....I think OP's pics speak for themselves. thumb.gif
Also, I asked my gf (she's Korean and can read/write Korean) to check out the Crossover one that was mentioned a page or two back - and she said there is just no way to work around the lack of international shipping. She even tried contacting the listed email, but it just bounced back as an invalid address. Your best bet is knowing someone who lives there who'll just ship it to you...lol.

Should I get the squaretrade warranty offered by ebay?
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post #152 of 4784
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Should I get the squaretrade warranty offered by ebay?

It will not apply since this monitor is not a product intended for sale in the US.
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post #153 of 4784
why does it say d-sub in the title for the achieva ?
post #154 of 4784
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why does it say d-sub in the title for the achieva ?

It's just referring to the VGA connector. The Achieva has DVI and VGA only. No HDMI.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/D-subminiature
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post #155 of 4784
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It will not apply since this monitor is not a product intended for sale in the US.

Ebay offered it on the item page; still doesnt apply?
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post #156 of 4784
Has anyone seen the 10bit color one around anywhere. Also has anyone seen the prices of the 10 bit one.
post #157 of 4784
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Ebay offered it on the item page; still doesnt apply?

Still doesn't apply.

Yes, it is a bit misleading on SquareTrade's part, but any item not intended for sale in the US market is not actually covered....and i believe that even items sold "as-is" on eBay are not covered either, even if the warranty is being offered. There was a lot of noise behind these tactics a while back, and i haven't heard anything to suggest otherwise from SquareTrade.
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post #158 of 4784
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Still doesn't apply.
Yes, it is a bit misleading on SquareTrade's part, but any item not intended for sale in the US market is not actually covered....and i believe that even items sold "as-is" on eBay are not covered either, even if the warranty is being offered. There was a lot of noise behind these tactics a while back, and i haven't heard anything to suggest otherwise from SquareTrade.

Should I aim for catleap or shimian; might as well give it a whirl. According to previous posts the monitors are EXACTLY the same aside from the stand though I am interested in a guarentee before I click buy.
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post #160 of 4784
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Hmm not sure if I should pull the trigger on this. Would you guys-if price didn't matter between catleap/achieva or ultrasharp 2711 go for? Only reason I haven't jumped is the lack of warranty since idk if it'll be dead next week. Though I dislike the AG.

Just get TWO catleaps or achievas thumb.gif. It'll still end up being cheaper than a u2711, and having an extra monitor lying around is about as good as a warranty gets. Also, even though my rig is right next to some huge windows, I love the lack of an AG coating.

Sorry for the delays with the follow up review, life is busy at home. This weekend, I'll have plenty of time to play around with this thing.
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