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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 #4091 of 4784
You can check out Red-cap, he tests all his monitors before shipping them out.
post #4092 of 4784
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Originally Posted by lightsout View Post

Sorry its squaretrade my mistake.
I don't think dead pixels are covered. But if the monitor fails they will repair/replace it. The warranty looks pretty good. As for dead pixels I see none. But I'm honestly not going to go to a blank screen just to find them either. Will just make it stand out more. WELL worth the $320 I paid imo.

I called Squaretrade today to ask a few questions on the warranty for this item. Gave him the ebay item number. Since the listing states the unit can have up to 5 dead pixels, they consider this an "as-is" item, not a "new" item. Ebay adds the squaretrade option automatically, even though it might not apply.

I guess you would need to order a "pixel perfect" model for squaretrade to not automatically bow out of the warranty and giving back your money.

Still looking at buying a couple Shimian monitors, just trying to decide from who and go with/without a pixel-perfect as well as squaretrade warranty.
post #4093 of 4784
The warranty better apply I bought one. Ebay gave me the option when I ordered my monitor. It says it for new and used items so I hope it holds up if need be. Not worried about it for dead pixels as mine doesn't have any.
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post #4094 of 4784
I sent an email request, asking the same question on the same item I called them on, and got basically the same response:

Thank you for contacting SquareTrade.

As you may know, unlike other warranty providers, SquareTrade offers coverage for new, refurbished and used items. In order to offer this coverage, we have to ensure that the items we are covering are in good working condition, arrive fully functional, and are able to function for 45 days. In addition, we can't offer coverage on any item that's already defective, damaged, or malfunctioning (that is, any item that has a "pre-existing condition").

Unfortunately, the listing of the eBay item 150819190880 states that the Monitor has Dead Pixel. We will not be able to offer coverage on this item.

I apologize for the confusion caused.

For future reference please keep in mind that we offer warranties on new and refurbished consumer electronic items and home appliances purchased from a retail store or retail website within the last 90 days, and eligible new, refurbished, and used items from eBay within 30 days of auction ending.

Hope that answers your question! If not, go here to view the contract summary. You can also reply to this email or call on the number provided above.

Thank you,

Kent


I replied back with a listing for a "perfect pixel" unit, and they replied back stating the warranty would apply.
post #4095 of 4784
So they just blindly take your money for anything even if they don't cover it? Wow. Did you message them on ebay? Now I need to contact them.
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post #4096 of 4784
Quote:
Originally Posted by lightsout View Post

So they just blindly take your money for anything even if they don't cover it? Wow. Did you message them on ebay? Now I need to contact them.

Ebay adds the SquareTrade option to listings based on certain criteria of the item/seller. Even though the item is "new", they don't like the fact that the unit CAN have dead pixels. The monitor might be perfect, as many are, the fact that they state there can be dead pixels, they see this as a defective unit.

I just called the 1-877 number for squaretrade, then later went to their website and sent an email to them.
post #4097 of 4784
I bought from dream-seller on Friday, and I haven't heard anything about the package being shipped (as it is Monday in Korea already). Should I send a message to him asking about that? Or am I just being paranoid and should give him a couple more days?
post #4098 of 4784
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Originally Posted by JMCB View Post

I bought from dream-seller on Friday, and I haven't heard anything about the package being shipped (as it is Monday in Korea already). Should I send a message to him asking about that? Or am I just being paranoid and should give him a couple more days?

It's only technically been one business day.
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post #4099 of 4784
dream-seller also operates a strict weekend=out-of-office policy so he will never reply during the weekends. I feel that's pretty fair though and it's pretty much the norm. It should be dispatched on Monday or Tuesday at the very latest.
    
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post #4100 of 4784
how long until the listing has ended can you add the SquareTrade warranty?

My Potalion is going to be here on either tomorrow or Tuesday if things go according to plans, and being the procrastinator I am, wondering until when can I add that warranty in case an issue arises tongue.gif
 
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