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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 #2301 of 4784
if i bought these monitors and got a half dead pixel i'd give the seller a negative feedback. if enough ppl gave him negative feedback he'd check before shipping them out because he can just send them back to manufacturer at a much cheaper cost than the buyer.


but that's me.
    
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post #2302 of 4784
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Originally Posted by Remix65 View Post

if i bought these monitors and got a half dead pixel i'd give the seller a negative feedback. if enough ppl gave him negative feedback he'd check before shipping them out because he can just send them back to manufacturer at a much cheaper cost than the buyer.
but that's me.

Yeah...no.
Everyone knows that all new monitors can potential have faulty pixels. Not just these monitors, but all monitors.
If one wants to be sure to get a great panel, pay the extra. If one doesn't and get a dead pixel and are threatening a negative feedback, they're an idiot.
There's a return window, there's the offer to pixel check.
Abusing feedback like that is idiotic at best IMO.
post #2303 of 4784
If everyone's wondering why the Catleaps had a change in panel, resulting in an inability to OC (yes, they started to use a lesser quality one - although still IPS - then here's your answer:

http://www.panelook.com/modeldetail.php?id=13657

^^ The supplier's (There's only one on this site; I assume it's the main one) out of stock for the SLA1 (but it's still marked as being in production).

So it's possible for a panel transplant if anyone's interested... I think (DONT QUOTE ME ON THAT LAST BIT).

I dunno about the PCBs or where to find them - the SLA panel is apparently AR coated (So I dunno where they were sourcing their PCBs from).
Edited by xdemi - 3/14/12 at 10:15pm
post #2304 of 4784
This thread has held me spell-bound for nearly a week. I ordered before the revelation that the currently shipping units cannot exceed 60Hz, which was the primary reason I placed an order.

These panel manufacturers are releasing in such bits and drabs, I can out-wait them as long as it takes to get a 30" 120Hz IPS for under $400...
    
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I'm an ebay novice, but i see no way to pay him the extra $$$
Can anyone advise how this would normally be done?
Should i be waiting on him to send me something about a pixel check purchase?

I'm not sure if you already paid or not, but there is an option before final confirmation on the ebay page (confirming on paypal then it'll redirects you to ebay for final confirmation) where you can click to have the seller send you a different total amount to pay. This is what I did with Dream-seller, however he didn't respond within 8hrs so I ended up paying without the pixel check. He finally got back to me saying I can send him the pixel check fee through paypal and message him through ebay saying that I send it and he'll look into it.

At this point I'm not so sure I want to get a pixel checked as I want it to be "brand new" and not opened. I'm probably just gonna take a risk, looks like the majority of people are getting flawless monitors.
post #2306 of 4784
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Originally Posted by Rizyn View Post

I'm not sure if you already paid or not, but there is an option before final confirmation on the ebay page (confirming on paypal then it'll redirects you to ebay for final confirmation) where you can click to have the seller send you a different total amount to pay. This is what I did with Dream-seller, however he didn't respond within 8hrs so I ended up paying without the pixel check. He finally got back to me saying I can send him the pixel check fee through paypal and message him through ebay saying that I send it and he'll look into it.
At this point I'm not so sure I want to get a pixel checked as I want it to be "brand new" and not opened. I'm probably just gonna take a risk, looks like the majority of people are getting flawless monitors.

Thanks for the info.
Yes i already paid and confirmed.

Anyway, green-sum just messaged me asking for my email address, so i guess we'll have it figured out soon enough.
post #2307 of 4784
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Originally Posted by Remix65 View Post

if i bought these monitors and got a half dead pixel i'd give the seller a negative feedback. if enough ppl gave him negative feedback he'd check before shipping them out because he can just send them back to manufacturer at a much cheaper cost than the buyer.
but that's me.

This is why we need a negative rep button.
     
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post #2308 of 4784
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This is why we need a negative rep button.

We could call is a "diss"?
post #2309 of 4784
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This is why we need a negative rep button.

I strongly agree just for that comment..... which is just plain ridiculous.
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I strongly agree just for that comment..... which is just plain ridiculous.


Agreed. Think of the amount of trolling people could do with negative rep. 

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