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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 #4041 of 4784
Update:

dream-seller has accepted my request for a return but I can't find any shipping companies to ship it back at a reasonable price in the UK.

I originally asked for a replacement and asked whether or not it would be checked and dream-seller said they can check the monitor before sending if I want a replacement, but now I'm not sure if it's worth the hassle as I'll need to pay customs again, may have to wait 3 weeks ago and face the risk of getting a bad monitor again...

What do you guys reckon?
    
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post #4042 of 4784
Buy a Square Trade warranty. They pay return shipping. I'm thinking of getting one.
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post #4043 of 4784
Quote:
Originally Posted by Dabb View Post

Update:
dream-seller has accepted my request for a return but I can't find any shipping companies to ship it back at a reasonable price in the UK.
I originally asked for a replacement and asked whether or not it would be checked and dream-seller said they can check the monitor before sending if I want a replacement, but now I'm not sure if it's worth the hassle as I'll need to pay customs again, may have to wait 3 weeks ago and face the risk of getting a bad monitor again...
What do you guys reckon?

Hi,

If you send back your monitor to korea for RMA, you can put in the box your customs paid invoice + dream sellers bills for not paying it one more time?

Dream seller just need to write on the bill "Repaired pc monitor" with no cost with your customs invoice!

It would be unfair to paid multiple times the customs for the same product/order
post #4044 of 4784
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Originally Posted by acidkhmer View Post

Hi,
If you send back your monitor to korea for RMA, you can put in the box your customs paid invoice + dream sellers bills for not paying it one more time?
Dream seller just need to write on the bill "Repaired pc monitor" with no cost with your customs invoice!
It would be unfair to paid multiple times the customs for the same product/order

If that is true that would certainly be worth considering. Will find out tomorrow as it's almost 1am here, too late for me to research/check.

Thanks, repped!
    
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post #4045 of 4784
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Originally Posted by Finny View Post

Ok guys! Got my Potalion 2710QW today. Pixel perfect from Bigclothcraft for $329.90 shipped.
Zero dead/stuck pixels, hardly any visible backlight bleed (will comment more when it gets dark out and I can really see), NO AG coating.
The stand is crap. No forward/backward tilt, does swivel but is very wobbly...
Packaging: Wrapped in a couple layers of foam.
GEDC0284.jpg
Box: Stickers with 1080p resolutions were stickered over... along with advertisements of it being a TFT... thinking.gif
But surely it is an IPS monitor yes?
post #4046 of 4784
Quote:
Originally Posted by edo101 View Post

But surely it is an IPS monitor yes?
These panels only exist as IPS so yes. IPS is actually a sub-category of TFT anyway.
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post #4047 of 4784
Now there's a third brand? Do let us know how the Potalion works out. From these 3, and the various models, which one is prob the best? I realize it may come down to simply the glass or something. I don't need the extra inputs of speakers either =P.
post #4048 of 4784
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Originally Posted by EnzoFX View Post

Now there's a third brand? Do let us know how the Potalion works out. From these 3, and the various models, which one is prob the best? I realize it may come down to simply the glass or something. I don't need the extra inputs of speakers either =P.

There are more! PCBank 3View, Potallion, Achieva ShiMian, CrossOver 27Q, Yamakasi Catleap, and some more small-scale listings of other unknown brands.

It seems that most of these monitors are the same on average, and many people are getting great samples, while some are getting unlucky and getting problematic monitors (like uneven colors, bad backlight bleed, dead/stuck pixels, power brick issues, etc.) I can't really see that any of the major brands is better or worse than another based on reviews. Both of my monitors have some issues, but so far my Achieva has been pretty solid, beyond some dust specs behind its tempered glass front. I also like the cool-running Nanjing Frontek power brick it comes with.
   
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post #4049 of 4784
got a message from BigClothCraft regarding my order
Quote:
Originally Posted by BigClothCraft 
For smoothing pass against custom,

1) May I mark item as gift?
2) How much price I put on invoice?

3) May I ask your model number of video card in computer?
-This monitor don't works with Mobile video card in Laptop and macbook.

4) May I check your phone number and address for express shipping service?
(Our company only use personal information for shipping)

what do you guys put in for the first 2 questions? (I'm in Wisconsin)
 
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post #4050 of 4784
1 Yes

2 $250


Thats what I said.
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