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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 #2951 of 4784
Warranty? biggrin.gif
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Well, it'd keep me from being able to return it.*
    
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Originally Posted by PiERiT View Post

Well, it'd keep me from being able to return it.*

You'd have to check with the guys here that actually own one, but I'm not sure that there's any internal seal broken when you open it up, so if you're careful with the opening process you could probably get away with not breaking your hypothetical return privilege.
post #2954 of 4784
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Originally Posted by PiERiT View Post

Hmm, that'll void the warranty I assume? I think I'd rather put up with it or return it than open it and potentially break it.
It's not noticeable most of the time, but my worry is that it'll get worse.

I got one catleap that I bought on ebay from us seller and it had exact same issue but horizontally this was a color temperature shift mentioned on the first page of this thread. I returned the monitor and bought another one from dcsamsungmall. The second one have the same issue but barely noticable almost perfect but I can still see this if I look for it. I believe that this is the common issue with this panels just sometimes its really bad (like my first catleap).
post #2955 of 4784
anyone knows this or any monitor that has been bought on ebay
new model same as achieva,catleap but different panel
Crossover 27MLED use 10bit panel same as 30" model
I think this is the best design of the monitor same as Dell U2711 with a more expensive
the same model but only using the DVI connection only uses 8bit panels

Warning BWK

Crossover 27MLED Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)

27MLED-570.jpg

Edited by fullhd99 - 3/23/12 at 8:45pm
post #2956 of 4784
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Originally Posted by fullhd99 View Post

anyone knows this or any monitor that has been bought on ebay
new model same as achieva,catleap but different panel
Crossover 27MLED use 10bit panel same as 30" model
I think this is the best design of the monitor same as Dell U2711 with a more expensive
the same model but only using the DVI connection only uses 8bit panels
Warning BWK
Crossover 27MLED Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)
27MLED-570.jpg

I believe there's even a 2720MLED model out now.

I'm not sure whether its a true 10-bit panel though... Although I'm sure there's someone here who's cashed up enough to try it for us smile.gif
post #2957 of 4784
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Originally Posted by xdemi View Post

I believe there's even a 2720MLED model out now.
I'm not sure whether its a true 10-bit panel though... Although I'm sure there's someone here who's cashed up enough to try it for us smile.gif

I ordered the 2720MLED and I'll be doing a teardown, color calibration, and input lag test with it when it arrives (and posting it here for everyone).
    
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post #2958 of 4784
So assuming that I don't need to turn the monitor 90°. Which version would you guys recommend and from which seller. I was noticing the pivot version needed a different power supply which now costs ~$123, is this the case on all of these monitors?
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post #2959 of 4784
As of right now if I were to order a Catleap, would I need anything other than the US power cable?
post #2960 of 4784
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I got one catleap that I bought on ebay from us seller and it had exact same issue but horizontally this was a color temperature shift mentioned on the first page of this thread. I returned the monitor and bought another one from dcsamsungmall. The second one have the same issue but barely noticable almost perfect but I can still see this if I look for it. I believe that this is the common issue with this panels just sometimes its really bad (like my first catleap).

I didn't see that bit on the first page. Pretty strange that it happens vertically and horizontally.

I can deal if it doesn't get any worse. Here's to hoping.
Edited by PiERiT - 3/24/12 at 10:26am
    
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