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So yeah just bout it came in at a grand price of 1109.00 USD.

http://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/product/715066-REG/HP_Hewlett_Packard_VM617A8_ABA_ZR30w_30_Widescreen_LCD.html

I was looking at the Korean monitors for awhile and debating buying one of those but utimately decided to go big go home and make sure i had something that was covered by a mfg. warranty that was in the states.

I just hope this monitor doesnt crap out like my HP LP2475w heres to wishful thinking!

if there are any ZR30w owners out there let me know how your first impressions are im nervous for dead pixels and such.
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post #2 of 89
I saw you post in Evil Penguin's thread lol...so I am sure you are fully aware of what "could" happen. smile.gif
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post #3 of 89
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crossing my fingers but im also aware that this can happen with any monitor too not just hp's
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post #4 of 89
good luck on your purchase!

another fella on the forum is waiting for his to come back and he only has one now with no problems. check his thread.

maybe just a bunch of bad batches?
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post #5 of 89
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Originally Posted by waedoe View Post

crossing my fingers but im also aware that this can happen with any monitor too not just hp's

Very true ! I don't if I could buy those Korean IPS displays the guys were buying in that thread. Good luck
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post #6 of 89
Quote:
Originally Posted by waedoe View Post

So yeah just bout it came in at a grand price of 1109.00 USD.
http://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/product/715066-REG/HP_Hewlett_Packard_VM617A8_ABA_ZR30w_30_Widescreen_LCD.html
I was looking at the Korean monitors for awhile and debating buying one of those but utimately decided to go big go home and make sure i had something that was covered by a mfg. warranty that was in the states.
I just hope this monitor doesnt crap out like my HP LP2475w heres to wishful thinking!
if there are any ZR30w owners out there let me know how your first impressions are im nervous for dead pixels and such.

HP Promo ZR30w 30-inch S-IPS LCD Monitor VM617A8#ABA
(Please call for availability) Receive $329 off thru 04/30/12!

With a 30-bit panel and DisplayPort connectivity, the ZR30w delivers 4.1 Million pixels and 1.07 Billion colors, 2560 x 1600 resolution, and 3000:1 dynamic contrast ratio in a 16:10 aspect ratio.

http://h71016.www7.hp.com/MiddleFrame.asp?page=config&ProductLineId=535&FamilyId=2953&BaseId=33570&oi=E9CED&BEID=19701&SBLID=

$1220.00
-329.00

____________

$891.00 includes free Ground shipping!
Edited by GENO'S - 3/7/12 at 11:36am
post #7 of 89
if it does happen you're covered.


take a picture of your facial expression when it arrives.


$1000 is a light on the high side.
    
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post #8 of 89
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just called hp, they said that the 1220 is with the 329 off damn almost cancelled my b&h photo order thank god that didnt go through
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post #9 of 89
I have the ZR30w.... been running it for almost 2 years now. I preordered it from HP tongue.gif

I have had 0 issues with it and I think it is an amazing monitor to say the least.

I have owned a Dell 3008... didn't care for it.
Dell 3007HC... again didn't like the thing.

tons of other monitors and 3x23" Dell pro series for eyefinity.

I ended up buying this HP and have never looked back, though I hear the U3011 is the Dell monitor to compare.

Hope you have money for another GTX580 because 2560x1600 is a lot of pixels to push thumb.gif
post #10 of 89
i checked my local craigslist and there was one for $750. but the guy just hang up...
    
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