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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 #2801 of 4784
I want to buy one of this display, should I buy a crossover instead, just need some advices, I've been reading those threads for a couple of days now.

Thanks
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post #2802 of 4784
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Originally Posted by giecsar View Post

I just got this message from dreamseller:
Is it true that he can't ship to Italy with EMS? Do I really have to pay for the "premium service" or is it a scam??

Its true I read on green sums page that EMS wont ship to Italy, unfortunately.
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post #2803 of 4784
Would like to update that my monitor is confirmed to be working at 85 hz. Just that my HD 5770 can't keep up at reduced clocks; it will output them at full clocks on simple programs.
post #2804 of 4784
Hate to say I told you so, but now more than ever I don't trust a 220v rated adapter on a 110v input.

Whether or not it does or doesn't make sense to make two different units, 1/2 the voltage is 2x the current, and without properly rated cables can lead to issues down the road.

I'm definitely not taking the chance when I get mine.

I'd love to see more people testing their brick output voltage (only super cheap adapters don't put out the proper voltage without a load, if these are properly built adapters like you'd use in a notebook computer, it should be a stable 24v).
    
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post #2805 of 4784
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let me know how that works out for you, i have a green stuck pixel around the center as well and am trying to get rid of it.

Well no success. I tried JScreenFix as well as UDPixel. I also tried massaging it with some pressure but it's still there. I emailed dcsamsungmall, and I'll let you guys know what he says.

It wouldn't bother me so much if it weren't in the center of the screen and I didn't have 20/10 vision and I didn't have OCD.

The only good news is that my company might buy a group of these. My boss said I could swap mine out with a good one if they do purchase a bunch.
post #2806 of 4784
I'm interested in seeing what type of voltage my brick is putting out, so can anyone recommend an inexpensive multimeter that I could grab from Newegg, since I already have a few things in my cart.
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post #2807 of 4784
Any comparisons between this and the U2711 or ZR2740W?
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post #2808 of 4784
Unbelievably better than the u2711 that I had for just about two weeks.

The u2711 AG coating has a grain that is just the right density to interfere with the pixel pitch, making the thing really tough to use, all the brilliant sharpness of the LG panel gets lost in the textured grain of the AG coating.

The AG coating was also noticeably uneven in thickness, so even though the CCFL backlight was very uniform, the monitor itself was somewhat uneven in brightness due to the AG.

No AG is like looking through a window. Absolutely brilliant. The reflections that can occur on a glossy monitor are by FAR the lesser of two evils. And when you throw in the fact that its less than half the price, its almost a no-brainer.

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post #2809 of 4784
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Well no success. I tried JScreenFix as well as UDPixel. I also tried massaging it with some pressure but it's still there. I emailed dcsamsungmall, and I'll let you guys know what he says.
It wouldn't bother me so much if it weren't in the center of the screen and I didn't have 20/10 vision and I didn't have OCD.
The only good news is that my company might buy a group of these. My boss said I could swap mine out with a good one if they do purchase a bunch.

i have no luck with it either...
post #2810 of 4784
Got my Crossover 27Q LED-P from Dcsamsungmall.

1. Shipping is fast. I ordered Friday night and was delivered today (Tuesday) in CA. Some how the monitor made a detour to Tennessee.

2. Excellent packaging. There was additional foam between the panel and the box. Outer box is bubble wrapped and undamaged.

3. Bad news, 2 stuck pixels. One is red 6 inches from the edge and 6 inches from the top. One is bright bright white but some how it is not visible in dark back ground and shows up like a sore thumb on white/grayish background. Both dead/stuck pixels are not really visible in the dark background. Kinda bump that I got 2 stuck/dead pixels instead of none.

4. Power brick rated 230V but works fine with the regular PC power cord. Don't know if there is any long term consequences.

5. Stand is very heavy duty, very solid and can rotate, tilt, and pivot. Portrait mode requires the screen to be tilted a little back before it can clear the base.

6. Some minor back light bleed but not really a deal breaker considering both my previous Dell 3007 and U3011 had some back light bleed.

7. No buzzing even at maximum brightness.

8. Screen is glossy and very sharp. The color is a little cooler than my Dell U3011 with sRGB preset. Anyone want to loan me their color calibrator for a few bucks?

9. It's HDCP compliant as per Nvidia panel control.

10. The LED indicator at bottom right is not perfectly aligned with the bezel so there is a small gap between the bezel and the bottom metal frame. Just a tad bit of light bleed from there. LED indicator is bright in a dark room. They should have put it in the back so we can get a uniform black metal bezel all the way around.

That's it for now. I will report back with more info as I get more mileage out of them.
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