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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 #1981 of 4784
I have my catleap now, everythiing is perfect hardware, No crook stand, ZERO dead pixels. very little back light leakage. but i cannot get my monitor higher than 65hz. everything i try custom it give me weird lines. any idea
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post #1982 of 4784
Perhaps the Catleaps with the speakers are the only ones that do a high refresh rate?
post #1983 of 4784
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Originally Posted by eduardmc View Post

I have my catleap now, everythiing is perfect hardware, No crook stand, ZERO dead pixels. very little back light leakage. but i cannot get my monitor higher than 65hz. everything i try custom it give me weird lines. any idea


See my thoughts on the Catleap club thread.

 

Quote:
Originally Posted by larrydavid View Post

Perhaps the Catleaps with the speakers are the only ones that do a high refresh rate?

 

Nope.  The panels are different - see my club posts.

 

I would LOVE for people to take theirs apart - those that CAN OC and those that CANNOT OC to check the panels.  You can see from the pics I posted on the Catleap club page there are different panels being shipped.
 

 

 

   
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post #1984 of 4784
Hi guys,

I got my catleap today too. It's got no dead pixels. Surprisingly, the panel doesn't tilt, though it took me a while to screw in the two pins holding the panel in place to make sure they are firmly seated (one pin gets slightly out of place as the other one is being screwed in, so it was a bit of a tug-o-war).
post #1985 of 4784
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Hi guys,
I got my catleap today too. It's got no dead pixels. Surprisingly, the panel doesn't tilt, though it took me a while to screw in the two pins holding the panel in place to make sure they are firmly seated (one pin gets slightly out of place as the other one is being screwed in, so it was a bit of a tug-o-war).

Nice. Get some pictures when you can. This is day #7 I've had the buy page up and ready lol. Who did you order from?
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post #1986 of 4784
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Nice. Get some pictures when you can. This is day #7 I've had the buy page up and ready lol. Who did you order from?

I got mine from dream seller. It came with quite a few layers of bubble wrap (the ones that are unpopped).
post #1987 of 4784
tried to OC my monitor, cant get over 65ish. pretty bummed... No OC and buncha screwed pixels.
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post #1988 of 4784
Can somebody make me feel better by informing me if their Shimian has any flaws if it does? Having a dead pixel in the monitor and me with my OCD is not a good combination. Also, any disassembly tutorials for the Shimian monitor?
post #1989 of 4784
Noob question: will an 8600gts drive this monitor?
post #1990 of 4784
Should, I was using my 8600gt with my 1920x1080 display at 120hz.
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tried to OC my monitor, cant get over 65ish. pretty bummed... No OC and buncha screwed pixels.

How do you go about doing that?
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