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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 #3431 of 4784
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Originally Posted by Lulabby View Post

I tried from Mini DisplayPort to Dual Link DVI on a Macbook Pro and it works perfectly.
Cheers

Can you share what model macbook pro and what model monitor you are running. I am trying the same thing with a Shimian QH270 Lite, and the screen doesn't even turn on, I suspect it is because it is not detecting a signal...
post #3432 of 4784
Ummm, interesting. Are there any 30" units out there?
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post #3433 of 4784
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Ummm, interesting. Are there any 30" units out there?

Yes, but they are nearly identically priced to Dell or HP 30" over here.
     
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post #3434 of 4784
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Originally Posted by soar View Post

Can you share what model macbook pro and what model monitor you are running. I am trying the same thing with a Shimian QH270 Lite, and the screen doesn't even turn on, I suspect it is because it is not detecting a signal...

Hi,

It is Macbook Pro 15 Early 2011. As long as the Macbook has Mini DisplayPort, I think it should work fine. And my monitor is the Shimian Lite as well. Which adapter did you use? I used the one from Apple costs $119 here is Australia and $99 in the States.
post #3435 of 4784
Which models can take the custom 2B pcb, is this known? Is there a particular "best model"?


I'm trying to decide what one I should be getting; Catleap, Achivia, or Crossover? Are they all the same?
post #3436 of 4784
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Originally Posted by DrSmoke View Post

Which models can take the custom 2B pcb, is this known? Is there a particular "best model"?
I'm trying to decide what one I should be getting; Catleap, Achivia, or Crossover? Are they all the same?

Catleap can 100% take the PCB, the crossover has the best stand, the Achivia was the first Korean IPS monitor to be used.

So go with Catleap if you are 100% going to do the mod or want to take a gamble for a 2B monitor - or go for the crossover.

Alternatively wait for the apparent 200% 2B Modded Catleap being made, coming out next month (apparently).
post #3437 of 4784
fairly certain all the brands could accept new pcb replacements. reason is they more or less basically use the same LG lcd panel.
now i dont own all 3 (Catleap, Achivia, or Crossover) but in theory there shoould be no problems
post #3438 of 4784
Still waiting for my order from red-cap I paid on the 6th looks like I will still be waiting till monday.
post #3439 of 4784
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Originally Posted by xdemi View Post

Catleap can 100% take the PCB, the crossover has the best stand, the Achivia was the first Korean IPS monitor to be used.
So go with Catleap if you are 100% going to do the mod or want to take a gamble for a 2B monitor - or go for the crossover.
Alternatively wait for the apparent 200% 2B Modded Catleap being made, coming out next month (apparently).



Thanks. That confirms what I was thinking. Now if I could just get my hands on a 680 4gb to run the damn thing. smile.gif


On the Modded OCN Cat. I can't wait. I'm getting one now, I'll buy those if/when they show up.
post #3440 of 4784
I'm looking for a more sturdy & quality DVI-D cable to connect the monitor. It seems that there are big price differences... I saw a cable for 5 euro, and some for 25 or even 30 euro. Same length, all 3m long and DVI-D (male to male)... Does it really make a difference? Or should I just go for the 5 euro one.

Links: (dutch but should be easy do understand)

http://www.bol.com/nl/p/computer/konig-dvi-d-dual-link-kabel-3-m/1003004012044042/index.html?Referrer=ADVNLGSA0020131003004012044042

Or

http://www.bol.com/nl/p/elektronica/belkin-f2e4141cp3m-dd-dvi-d-dual-link-monitor-kabel/9000000011312856/index.html

Thanks
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