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My opinion is not to go looking for dead pixels to be honest.  The chances of you noticing one without running the screen tests are pretty slim.  I have four of these - three are perfect - one has one dead pixel that I found today because I was an idiot and said "what the heck - let's see if this one is perfect too."  I would have NEVER noticed that darn pixel -- EVER (wait is darn a curse word here on OCN?).  Now I know it is there.  Luckily it's location makes me have to go hunting for it to see it in everyday use.


And to the point about perfect Dells, Apples, etc - they aren't either.  Even A+ panels can have a dead or stuck pixel - they just weren't caught at the factory.  Even then, like was stated above this is a return and replace issue - not an RMA defective panel issue unless it is over the company's pixel policy.

I always have to hunt for visual problems on my screens. It's a disease! I must know the quality of all pixels LOL. I actually have three 2B catleap's that are all pixel perfect but have other anomalies. Two have tiny hair's stuck under the gloss layer and one has the very hard-to-see colored speckle's on the right hand side.
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I always have to hunt for visual problems on my screens. It's a disease! I must know the quality of all pixels LOL. I actually have three 2B catleap's that are all pixel perfect but have other anomalies. Two have tiny hair's stuck under the gloss layer and one has the very hard-to-see colored speckle's on the right hand side.

 

I am just as bad.  I thought I could handle not knowing if there was anything wrong with my fourth monitor.  Lies.  I ran the darn programs and found one.  Oh well, these things are just so sexy.

   
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post #4053 of 11286

Here is my monitor, have it about two weeks now, I ordered a pixel perfect from BigClothCraft and that is what I got ( no dead or stuck pixels)

There does seem to be some IPS glow at the bottom left and right, but it all depends at what high I am sitting at to see it.

Over all, I am very very satisfied with the monitor.

 

Box had been opened and had this sticker on it (don't know if it was factory checked or BigClothCraft checked it)

 

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With complete darkness in the room, and screen at  full brightness

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Now when I put the flash on, it gives a picture close to what my eyes really see with the backlight bleed

(It is only really possible to notice the bleed when the screen is set to full black)

 

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post #4054 of 11286
well i am soft. bailing on the idea for now. to many risks for me.

- chance of dead/ stuck pixels
_chance of dust on tempered glass (which is what i would get)
_crappy stand
_no osd (and picture quality drives me nuts, i need to tweak EVERYTHING)
_power supply issues
_brightness uniformity issues
_chance of a monitor that simply doesnt work as some have reported
_150 dollar return fee
_no idea how long these monitors will last
_extra for extra outputs/ speakers

some of these issues dont affect everyone, but a couple of them seem to have affected nearly everyone that has checked, and i would check, think the 190 more for the official monitor might be the way to go. thanks to everyone for all the info tho, it has helped me make a educated decision. cheers.
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You're soft and your nick is Testicles? biggrin.gif
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You're soft and your nick is Testicles? biggrin.gif

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Hi

I have a huge favour to ask any one who's happy to open up their Catleap... I'm going to be buying one of these (the Multi, Pixel Perfect version) then fitting it into a custom housing that I'm designing myself but I need a bit more info on the controller card before I commit to buying.

Primarily, I'm looking for the dimensions of the AD card (controller card) PCB assembly and component heights. (PCB dimms, mount hole positions, etc. etc. and, most importantly, component heights/full PCB assembly height) I'm trying to squeeze it into a fairly thin cavity so this is the make or break for me. If while you're at it you could snap a few photos of it from all angles to post here too that would be awesome.

The photos on the first page make it look like the power input is the tallest component?

I understand from previous posts that if I order now I'm likely to get the 2C version (iDP interconnect) so if you're an owner of the 2C version I'm hugely grateful for any help.

It's a big ask - thank you so anyone who can help.
Edited by Yardie - 5/24/12 at 2:11am
post #4058 of 11286
Are there any big differences between the Shimian and the Catleap? Price is almost same (catleap is 5$ more) but i think it looks better than the Shimian. Both of them seem to be unstable (true or false?) but are the components the same? smile.gif
post #4059 of 11286
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Hi
I have a huge favour to ask any one who's happy to open up their Catleap... I'm going to be buying one of these (the Multi, Pixel Perfect version) then fitting it into a custom housing that I'm designing myself but I need a bit more info on the controller card before I commit to buying.
Primarily, I'm looking for the dimensions of the AD card (controller card) PCB assembly and component heights. (PCB dimms, mount hole positions, etc. etc. and, most importantly, component heights/full PCB assembly height) I'm trying to squeeze it into a fairly thin cavity so this is the make or break for me. If while you're at it you could snap a few photos of it from all angles to post here too that would be awesome.
The photos on the first page make it look like the power input is the tallest component?
I understand from previous posts that if I order now I'm likely to get the 2C version (iDP interconnect) so if you're an owner of the 2C version I'm hugely grateful for any help.
It's a big ask - thank you so anyone who can help.

 

I don't think you will get anybody willing to go that far.

 

If you look at the first post, under Stand Removal and OC vs NON-OC monitors there is plenty of clear pictures of the internals

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That's true... it's a big ask.

I looked at the images on the first page which are great, but none give an idea of the component heights unfortunately
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