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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 #1871 of 4784
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Originally Posted by eduardmc View Post

Will i have a problem getting into the BIOS with my GTX 580 (black screen). I did not think of it until this post. The bios are usually in a different resolution and this monitors are not able to scale different resolution. will my card scale it even if the drivers has not been uploaded.

It seems to only be an issue with some ATI cards, particularly the HD5000 series.
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post #1872 of 4784
don't all monitors, even those without a scalar, allow VGA mode?
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post #1873 of 4784
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Originally Posted by mahdi View Post

The wii will look very bad on a 1080p screen, and even worse on a 1440p screen, unless you sit really far back.
The best option to play wii games is either an SD tv or CRT monitor at 640x480 or something. OR use the Dolphin emulator (dolphin-emulator.com) and run the games at whatever resolution with fantastic graphics. CPU intensive, but great with sandy bridge chips

I'm well aware of the implications of the setup, however I do not have any sort of display whatsoever to use with my Wii. It's been at a friend's house for 3 years. Regardless, having a built in scalar is useful, especially since I do xbox repair and having component support would be useful for testing.
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Originally Posted by HyperMatrix View Post

Honestly I have no idea why so many people have asked about running their consoles on this display...not realizing that a 27" monitor that is 720p or 1080p native resolution will look BETTER when hooked up to a ps3/xbox360 than this 1440p monitor. LCD Monitors have their pixel pitch adjusted to look good at their native resolution. Anything higher or lower than that, and you get degraded picture quality.

I don't think anyone here isn't aware of pixel pitch as it relates to native resolution. However, you realize you're talking to an entire thread of people who are buying an extra high res screen that may end up running their games at a lower resolution for performance. It's a trade off. Some of us would also rather have the option to connect other components to a high end display, rather than relying on 3rd party interim scalars or additional displays.
    
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post #1874 of 4784
My catleap came today, 5x stuck pixels all at random areas on the screen, all diff colors (green, red, blue, yellowish).

Anyone know an easy fix for this?
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post #1875 of 4784
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Originally Posted by omekone View Post

My catleap came today, 5x stuck pixels all at random areas on the screen, all diff colors (green, red, blue, yellowish).
Anyone know an easy fix for this?

Hard luck mate.
No easy fix. No hard one either.
post #1876 of 4784
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Originally Posted by omekone View Post

My catleap came today, 5x stuck pixels all at random areas on the screen, all diff colors (green, red, blue, yellowish).
Anyone know an easy fix for this?

Who did you order from? There are various programs you can try to fix stuck pixels. Try googling it. Also, if it's not a tempered glass model, google "massaging a stuck pixel" and see if you want to try any of those techniques.
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Who did you order from?

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post #1878 of 4784
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After seeing this pictures, crossover doesn't look that much better
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Is that yours? That stand looks different from what I've been seeing on the net.
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post #1879 of 4784
Hi all, thanks for sharing the wealth of information on these fantastic IPS panels, does anyone have any pics of wallmounted Catleaps or Crossovers? I am very interested in getting two myself.
post #1880 of 4784
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Hi all, thanks for sharing the wealth of information on these fantastic IPS panels, does anyone have any pics of wallmounted Catleaps or Crossovers? I am very interested in getting two myself.

ScribbyTheGreat started the Catleap monitor club, and in it he shows how to remove the grey piece and mounts it.

Yamakasi Catleap Monitor Club
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