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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 #3101 of 4784
Well my monitor is on it's way to me. Not bad shipping turnaround from TA_Panel. I ordered from him as I liked his seller feedback and the fact that he was using FedEx.

I ordered on Thursday afternoon my time (was probably 2-3 AM Friday in Korea) and I received my tracking notification around 1AM Friday my time (2-3 PM Friday Korean time). So they shipped the monitor on the same day they got the order.

I ordered the [QH270-Lite] Achieva ShiMian 27". Should be interesting to see if there is any hidden stock of the OC monitors. Especially, if some re-sellers in Korea had a significant stock and only started selling them once they heard that the whole thing took off.

It is really nuts to see the price of these going down so fast. In a month the prices went from ~$420 to
Edited by crowat - 3/30/12 at 10:51am
post #3102 of 4784

OC PCBs status updated in OP on the Catleap Club thread.

   
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post #3103 of 4784
Got a Yamakasi Catleap Q270 SE and it was in perfect condition, no dead pixels, and absolutely breathtaking. The resolution is so amazing, that having to go to work and use dual 1280x1024 monitors @ 19" is difficult. redface.gif
post #3104 of 4784
Can someone with a 2560x1440 IPS Monitor write the last black number they see in this test?
http://www.lagom.nl/lcd-test/black.php
post #3105 of 4784
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Originally Posted by Otbreaker View Post

Can someone with a 2560x1440 IPS Monitor write the last black number they see in this test?
http://www.lagom.nl/lcd-test/black.php


You mean square I assume.  I can see to #1 on both my OC and non-OC Catleaps.

 

 

   
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I can see to square number 1 one my crappy dell laptop, so I'm not sure how much that is to do with the screen quality or your eyesight...
    
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post #3107 of 4784
OMG you all can see the differences between the number 1 and the number 2 square.eh-smiley.gif I really need a new Monitor i can only see the differences between the number 20 and number 25 square i know my Monitor was broken (contrast) but this is bad. hmmsmiley02.gif
post #3108 of 4784
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Originally Posted by Lulabby View Post

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.

Umm, I'm not sure you'll be able to do it. I've never heard of HDMI to DL-DVI working (not my area of expertise, I hate adapters in general).
     
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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.

There isn't an active HDMI -> DL-DVI adapter. There's a displayport -> DL-DVI adapter. Unfortunately it doesn't seem like your Vaio can run the Shimian without a docking port. It doesn't have the required bandwidth through HDMI and it seems something prevents scaling from happening.
post #3110 of 4784
Did someone get this Monitor to work with a HDMI to DVI adapter on 1920x1080p or 2560x1440p? My Laptop has no DVI only VGA and HDMI.
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