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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 #4181 of 4784
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Originally Posted by blake06 View Post

Did you end up buying one of these for your macbook.
I just received the Potalion monitor today and hooked up to my 27" imac mid-2011 model, and all I'm getting is a black screen. The iMac seems to 'see' the display and allows me to choose the resolution and correctly lists 2560x1440 as the default option, but just getting black on the Potalion.

No not yet. I made a couple offers but they expired.
post #4182 of 4784
The suspense is killing me. This thing is out for Delivery, and I just want it to come!!!
post #4183 of 4784
Yeah, I guess they prefer to let them "expire" then to actually reject them.

I offered $275 for a Shimian that was going for $297 from another seller. Red-Cap never responded and just let it expire....wish he would've just rejected the offer so I could've bought it outright from him instead since I already decided I was going with him on this since he had the most reviews of people getting perfect panels. I ended up buying right away since I didn't want to wait another 3 days to have another offer expire.

I'm pretty impatient about this kind of thing, especially since other domestic sellers respond to best offers pretty quickly.

By the way, got my Shimian QH270-Lite from Red-Cap in 3 days to Southern California...not a single dead pixel and very little light bleed, if any. Thought I had a bad pixel, but it ended up being dust., LoL.

Only gripe is the 220v only power brick, but if you read my previous post, I just decided to buy one that was same polarity & US voltage for $20 since I didn't want to risk anything with my new monitor.
    
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Yeah, I guess they prefer to let them "expire" then to actually reject them.
I offered $275 for a Shimian that was going for $297 from another seller. Red-Cap never responded and just let it expire....wish he would've just rejected the offer so I could've bought it outright from him instead since I already decided I was going with him on this since he had the most reviews of people getting perfect panels. I ended up buying right away since I didn't want to wait another 3 days to have another offer expire.
I'm pretty impatient about this kind of thing, especially since other domestic sellers respond to best offers pretty quickly.
By the way, got my Shimian QH270-Lite from Red-Cap in 3 days to Southern California...not a single dead pixel and very little light bleed, if any. Thought I had a bad pixel, but it ended up being dust., LoL.
Only gripe is the 220v only power brick, but if you read my previous post, I just decided to buy one that was same polarity & US voltage for $20 since I didn't want to risk anything with my new monitor.

BCC seems to accept offers for $20-$30 less for different models
 
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post #4185 of 4784
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BCC seems to accept offers for $20-$30 less for different models
He refused my $290 for $307 monitor, just saying.
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post #4186 of 4784
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He refused my $290 for $307 monitor, just saying.

I guess not all then. For the Crossover 27q LED-P and Potalion he accepted $20 off quickly so I just assumed.
 
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post #4187 of 4784
Well the DHL website says it is "With delivery courier", but it has yet to be dropped off. What time does DHL deliver in the US 'til, and does it require a signature? I hate to leave but I've been here all day waiting for this package and I want something to eat.
post #4188 of 4784
They say they try to deliver by 2pm but it can be delivered as late as 8pm. They normally want someone's signature. If you had a slip from them, you could sign it and leave it up on your entrance door, but as this is the first attempt, you don't =/
P.S.: if you can get a friend or a neighbor to sign for you, that works too (but they'll need to come out when the courier rings).
   
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post #4189 of 4784
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Well the DHL website says it is "With delivery courier", but it has yet to be dropped off. What time does DHL deliver in the US 'til, and does it require a signature? I hate to leave but I've been here all day waiting for this package and I want something to eat.

they do require a signature. you can sign the delivery notice and get it next day without issue though.
 
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post #4190 of 4784
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I hate to leave but I've been here all day waiting for this package and I want something to eat.

Order a pizza and wait!

I know DHL will try and deliver my monitors while I am at work. I won't be available for a 2nd delivery attempt. Their Seattle hub is down in Seatac by the airport, which is an ez hour 1 way trip for me. This after waiting a full week to find out my order got misplaced, got a tracking number, but never actually shipped until after they got an email from me. I guess I'll see how things go tomorrow, as that is when I suspect they will be out for delivery.
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