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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 #781 of 4784
Now with 20 votes in, 50% of the Catleaps have screen flaws, 27% of the Shimians. And flaws for the Shimians mostly concern dust behind the glass.
    
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post #782 of 4784
Wow the bubble wrap got pretty ghetto lol...
post #783 of 4784
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Wow the bubble wrap got pretty ghetto lol...

I hear you! At least it was bubble wrapped, one of the other guys didn't have any wrap at all.
post #784 of 4784
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Now with 20 votes in, 50% of the Catleaps have screen flaws, 27% of the Shimians. And flaws for the Shimians mostly concern dust behind the glass.

Don't forget the shimians with the dust are the IPSB model. ALL the IPSBS are fine
post #785 of 4784
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Now with 20 votes in, 50% of the Catleaps have screen flaws, 27% of the Shimians. And flaws for the Shimians mostly concern dust behind the glass.

Your math is flawed. 2 Catleaps have flaws 4 don't. So it's 2/6 not 2/4. So it's 33%.

And for the Shimians the math would be 3/14 = flaw rate, not 3/11. So it's 21.5%. For sure not enough of either monitor to get a good understanding yet though.

I'd like to hear the 2 people that have the screen flaws with their catleaps though. Is it one or two dead pixels or something really severe?
post #786 of 4784
biggrin.gif dream seller down the catleap monitor price to 399 dollar lolz
post #787 of 4784
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biggrin.gif dream seller down the catleap monitor price to 399 dollar lolz

Darn this is getting more and more difficult to resist.
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post #788 of 4784
For those with Achieva Shimians - the brightness level is a range of 1-30. Since these lack an OSD, I was getting irritated trying to figure out just how much the brightness levels were, until I actually did figure it out, I think...

If you notice, each time you press the brightness up/down buttons, the LED flickers to red, indicating that you've brought the brightness level up or down. From the lowest brightness setting, you can hit the brightness-increase button a total of 30 times, slightly increasing the brightness until you see that on the 30th press, the LED will no longer change to red (it'll stay solid blue), indicating that that's the maximum brightness level. So...15 presses from the highest or lowest brightness level is going to be your 50% brightness mark.

Knowing this...what have you Shimian owners found to be an ideal brightness value? I know that this will probably be different for everyone, but it never hurts to know, so that we can get an idea of the general range that people are finding to be ideal...i'm still playing around with it, but I think i've settled around 17-20/30 for brightness...not sure yet though, since this is the first large-res. IPS screen i've owned...does anyone know any sort of standards or ideal brightness settings in percentages?
Edited by jcde7ago - 3/3/12 at 1:59am
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post #789 of 4784
I've been reading the last 30 pages of the thread but still can't find a definite answer. Which is better to get? The Shimian or Catleap? Also... what is tempered glass? Thanks! I'm considering ordering the Catleap for 399.
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post #790 of 4784
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Your math is flawed. 2 Catleaps have flaws 4 don't. So it's 2/6 not 2/4. So it's 33%.
And for the Shimians the math would be 3/14 = flaw rate, not 3/11. So it's 21.5%. For sure not enough of either monitor to get a good understanding yet though.
I'd like to hear the 2 people that have the screen flaws with their catleaps though. Is it one or two dead pixels or something really severe?

Yeah, I misread the chart. I need some sleep now:rolleyes:
    
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