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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 #911 of 4784
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Originally Posted by SJetski71 View Post

Absolute minimum, less than 1/2 frame, 2-3ms supposedly.
Every time we dig for new details on these models we come up with some nice surprises.
The pixel refresh is average for IPS, not the absolute best like the Planar PX2611w, but no where near the worst for IPS either.

Sounds great. Thank you.
post #912 of 4784
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Originally Posted by SJetski71 View Post

Tiger are you sure you wouldn't want the Catleap Q270 SE with it's higher refresh rates?
Wasn't sure if you knew there was a difference so i figured i would point it out.
Absolute minimum, less than 1/2 frame, 2-3ms supposedly.

Both seem very good options, but the shimian ipsbs without temperd glass has less chance of it having defects it seems, thought he catleap does seem a very good monitor. i dont mind 1 or 2 dead pixels, usually with such high resolution monitors you dont notice them as much. What im really worried is that due to the lack of a scaler, it wont run well if im playing games that dont support 1440 resolution and only suport 1080 for example, like and old game that i still play sometimes is battle for middle earth 2 which max resolution is 768. 4:3 so i dont know if these monitors would even play games such as this or blay 1080p video due to the difference in resolution.
post #913 of 4784
Green-sum's is still $379.90. If Dream-Seller doesn't reduce, he will lose sales. Did anyon get a Catleap from Greensum?
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Green-sum's is still $379.90. If Dream-Seller doesn't reduce, he will lose sales. Did anyon get a Catleap from Greensum?

Everyone is ordering from Dream-seller and would advise to get it from him even if his price is higher. I'm only saying this because 99% of everyone have bought it from this seller (the ones who have receive them)
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post #915 of 4784
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Everyone is ordering from Dream-seller and would advise to get it from him even if his price is higher. I'm only saying this because 99% of everyone have bought it from this seller (the ones who have receive them)

No I agree pretty much, just figured I'd ask. I'm sure that someone ordered from Green-Sum but maybe didn't get it yet. Also, Green-sums delivery times are longer. But that price...mayb I should stalk dream-seller's listing and snipe when the time is right. sniper.gif

Just saw this when looking at the info provided by the link of this Warranty in my ebay cart:

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Note the highlighted part. Sounds like you're covered, but not until day 46? That's fine, if something goes wrong before that, I'll just wait until day 46 to say, hey look what happened. biggrin.gif I think I'll chance the warranty as well. Worst case scenario is that it won't be valid and I'll get my $54 bucks back.
Edited by Demented - 3/4/12 at 8:06am
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post #916 of 4784
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No I agree pretty much, just figured I'd ask. I'm sure that someone ordered from Green-Sum but maybe didn't get it yet. Also, Green-sums delivery times are longer. But that price...mayb I should stalk dream-seller's listing and snipe when the time is right. sniper.gif
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237
Note the highlighted part. Sounds like you're covered, but not until day 46? That's fine, if something goes wrong before that, I'll just wait until day 46 to say, hey look what happened. biggrin.gif I think I'll chance the warranty as well. Worst case scenario is that it won't be valid and I'll get my $54 bucks back.

Thanx for the finding. I'll definitly use squaretrade on this. I have deal with them before, my laptop went bad and i sent the out to them. 5 days after they were not able to repair it and that i'll receive my refund for the amount i paid. They stated that it has a $50 deductable but they refunded everything back.
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post #917 of 4784
Just pulled the trigger on a Catleap. Will do a nice unboxing video when it gets here. Well, on my first set of days off that is. smile.gif Should be here between 3-7 and 3-12. Crossing fingers. smile.gif

You know we're gonna have to start a club for these monitors...heh
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post #918 of 4784
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Everyone is ordering from Dream-seller and would advise to get it from him even if his price is higher. I'm only saying this because 99% of everyone have bought it from this seller (the ones who have receive them)
Dream-seller may be the default person to purchase from, but i still think he should have his feet held to the fire in price competition with the other sellers.

With competitors selling the Catleap Q270 SE for $379 shipped, there will be some who won't resist the price even if the seller isn't as proven.

A $20 difference is just enough of a difference to make me think twice about buying Dream-seller's $399 even if he is the safer option. I realize not everyone would think the same way as me though.

I have a feeling that Dream-seller raised the price after getting hit with price-protection inquiries, he didn't want to deal with the refunds. Oh well he should have thought of that ahead of time.

Something tells me we'll have more price changes on Monday, hopefully lower prices thumb.gif
Edited by SJetski71 - 3/4/12 at 8:38am
post #919 of 4784
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Just pulled the trigger on a Catleap. Will do a nice unboxing video when it gets here. Well, on my first set of days off that is. smile.gif Should be here between 3-7 and 3-12. Crossing fingers. smile.gif
You know we're gonna have to start a club for these monitors...heh

Glad you did, welcome to the club... now the waiting game is on. biggrin.gif
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post #920 of 4784
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Dream-seller may be the default person to purchase from, but i still think he should have his feet held to the fire in price competition with the other sellers.
With competitors selling the Catleap Q270 SE for $379 shipped, there will be some who won't resist the price even if the seller isn't as proven.
A $20 difference is just enough of a difference to make me think twice about buying Dream-seller's $399 even if he is the safer option. I realize not everyone would think the same way as me though.
I have a feeling that Dream-seller raised the price after getting hit with price-protection inquiries, he didn't want to deal with the refunds. Oh well he should have thought of that ahead of time.
Something tells me we'll have more price changes on Monday, hopefully lower prices thumb.gif

are you a dreamseller agent? hmmsmiley02.gif
    
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