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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 #3091 of 4784
Hi,

One of my two Welltronics WTS-2405W power supplies is DOA. Did you figure out a solution?

May thanks!
post #3092 of 4784
i would contact supplier..
    
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post #3093 of 4784
Hi guys,

Can anyone please help. I received the Achieva Shimian lite today and tried to connect it from my laptop (AMD card) with a HDMI to DVI cable and the monitor will not turn on. First, I didn't press the power button so the small led light at the front was blinking blue, then I pressed the power button at the back and the led was solid red.

Thanks a lot.
post #3094 of 4784
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Originally Posted by Lulabby View Post

Hi guys,

Can anyone please help. I received the Achieva Shimian lite today and tried to connect it from my laptop (AMD card) with a HDMI to DVI cable and the monitor will not turn on. First, I didn't press the power button so the small led light at the front was blinking blue, then I pressed the power button at the back and the led was solid red.

Thanks a lot.

I'm not 100% sure, but I'm almost positive that's the same problem others have had. It's a symptom of the power adapter dying. Someone linked one earlier that was like $20-30 I think.

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I'm not 100% sure, but I'm almost positive that's the same problem others have had. It's a symptom of the power adapter dying. Someone linked one earlier that was like $20-30 I think.
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Hi.

Thanks for your help. So what should I do now, buy a new adapter? FYI, I live in Australia.
post #3096 of 4784
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Quote:
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I'm not 100% sure, but I'm almost positive that's the same problem others have had. It's a symptom of the power adapter dying. Someone linked one earlier that was like $20-30 I think.
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Hi.

Thanks for your help. So what should I do now, buy a new adapter? FYI, I live in Australia.

Wait until one of the more helpful people in this thread come in.

Didn't you mention that you used a hdmi to DVI adapter? That might also be the issue since it might not support 2560x1440. Can you test the monitor on a computer with a real dual-DVI plug?

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Wait until one of the more helpful people in this thread come in.
Didn't you mention that you used a hdmi to DVI adapter? That might also be the issue since it might not support 2560x1440. Can you test the monitor on a computer with a real dual-DVI plug?
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Thanks Jesus. Atm i can think of any where I can test with a desktop as I am international student in Au so not many friends. I tried on a friend's laptop with an Intel video card and it didnt not turn on neither. Both laptop in the control panel can see the monitor as QH270. Will wait for more suggestions
post #3098 of 4784
I would say it's the HDMI port, as it may not support HDMI 1.4. And I don't suppose that even if it did, your adapter supports a conversion from HDMI 1.4 -> DL-DVI.
post #3099 of 4784
HDMI v1.3 supports 2560x1600p75

PASSIVE adaptors HDMI -> DL-DVI = MAX 1920x1080p60 / 5-10€
ACTIVE adaptors HDMI -> DL-DVI = MAX 2560x1600p75 / 80-120€
Edited by Otbreaker - 3/30/12 at 5:35am
post #3100 of 4784
Hi,

FYI, I use a Sony Vaio, read the manual it says the HDMI port is 1.3 and support max 1900*1200. I actually bought a cable with a HDMI one tale and DVI another tale. So as you said it is because the cable, should I go and buy an adapter or a new hdmi-dvi cable instead? I am kinda lost why it does not work.

With the active adapter, can you please help to post the link? Beside this, Vidock is my only other option to get the 2560x1440 right?

Thanks a lot.
Edited by Lulabby - 3/30/12 at 6:57am
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