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Got a refurbished Ultrasharp U2410 on Ebay for $345 shipped biggrin.gifbiggrin.gifbiggrin.gif
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Got a refurbished Ultrasharp U2410 on Ebay for $345 shipped biggrin.gifbiggrin.gifbiggrin.gif

Only problem I have with refurbs is the usually way less warranty. Normally Dell's monitor warranty is 3 years, what do you get with a refurb?

EDIT: And that's a 3 year Advanced RMA warranty, which means I won't be without a monitor while they fix/replace the damaged one.
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Only problem I have with refurbs is the usually way less warranty. Normally Dell's monitor warranty is 3 years, what do you get with a refurb?
EDIT: And that's a 3 year Advanced RMA warranty, which means I won't be without a monitor while they fix/replace the damaged one.

No warranty according to the seller. I have to check with Dell to be sure. No way I could pass it up though, besides I'm a risk taker.

Edit: 90 days so it's probably out of warranty.
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Best price I have seen for a U2410 was from dell for $380 + free cannon camera.
    
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Congrats! I just scored a u2311h myself on ebay for 180 biggrin.gif
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Gonna buy me a 2 year warranty from square trade.
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I scored a HP ZR30W for a little over $600 with 2.5 years of warranty left a while ago biggrin.gif
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Gonna buy me a 2 year warranty from square trade.

Awesome. You got a great deal no doubt!
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post #9 of 29
Make sure to calibrate or at least use sRGB emulation mode, since most graphics aren't intended for wide gamut displays. Actually aside from the resolution, wide color gamut, and nice stand, the U2410 is rather unremarkable and probably not worth $345 new to most people. For most peoples' uses, the newer U2412M is better since it has significantly better contrast ratio, better out-of-box colors, and a little better input lag and arguably responsiveness.

Or do you need a wide gamut monitor for whatever reason?
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I'm not a fan of the u2410 - I sent 3 back because of the pink/green tint issue. I bought 3 HP zr24w's for eyefinity and have been very impressed. You can find them for around 360-390 shipped and 'new'.

How much worse are the u2412's compared to the u2410's?
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