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just done one and going to do the other 2 tonihgt, if you need pics i will take some this time.. Thanks!

That would be awesome to see, preferably in landscape thumb.gif
 
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post #8342 of 11286
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Originally Posted by Crezzlin View Post

just done one and going to do the other 2 tonihgt, if you need pics i will take some this time.. Thanks!

Oh yeah! Upload some pics! thumb.gif
Edited by lizardking88mph - 9/12/12 at 4:55pm
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Hello, I've been browsing these forums as well as Tom's Hardware and Reddit's Buildapc to update my knowledge base for a couple pc's I need to build soon. I started running across a lot of discussions related to these Catleap monitors and have heard a lot of good things. I would be interested to know any tips you are willing to share for purchasing one of these monitors without getting scammed or picking up a lemon.

After reading a bit I see that forum policy prevents linking to ebay, so I will avoid that and just ask general questions.

I don't use ebay or similar sites very often as I usually just pick things up through newegg or find them at local stores (except for getting my Machinery's Handbook through Amazon today, must be the week for new things). It seems like there are a lot of different sellers for this monitor. How do do I find out who is the best to deal with when purchasing a catleap monitor? I noticed recent posts in this thread lamenting the price, but most of what I'm seeing on ebay is in the $350-$400 range; are these legitimate options? Did the price just spike for a little while, or is it still higher and people are scamming with auctions at a lower price?

I was considering waiting until the holiday sales to get some deals on parts, but I figured if I did that then I would be more likely to deal with packages carried by temporary holiday hires that are more likely to break things and cost time and money instead of just losing money by missing a sale. Are these monitors likely to drop enough in price at the same time to be worth it? How common is it for monitors to be damaged during shipping during "off seasons" vs "holiday runamok crazy time"?

Thanks in advance, and it's nice to not be lurking anymore thumb.gif
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Actually Chunky Chimp (a mod here) recently posted that Ebay links are OK outside of the Marketplace...
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Originally Posted by Majin SSJ Eric View Post

Actually Chunky Chimp (a mod here) recently posted that Ebay links are OK outside of the Marketplace...
Correct. Management clarified this for the other moderators and it's essentially the same thing I said. A simple case of past miscommunication, I suppose. As long as you aren't advertising your own sales, it's fine outside the MP.
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Correct. Management clarified this for the other moderators and it's essentially the same thing I said. A simple case of past miscommunication, I suppose. As long as you aren't advertising your own sales, it's fine outside the MP.

Thanks, that makes threads like these so much easier to explain.
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post #8347 of 11286
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Originally Posted by Chunky_Chimp View Post


Correct. Management clarified this for the other moderators and it's essentially the same thing I said. A simple case of past miscommunication, I suppose. As long as you aren't advertising your own sales, it's fine outside the MP.

 

Thanks for the clarification and passing it along your ranks - OP updated.

 

Now if I could only update the tuning, color calibration, and OC sections (which are woefully out of date) . . . . tongue.gif

   
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Okay, so most of the ones I'm seeing there are similar to this: http://www.ebay.com/itm/YAMAKASI-CATLEAP-Q270-SE-27-LED-DVI-D-Dual-Computer-Monitor-ONLY-USA-SALE-/150808035022?pt=Computer_Monitors&hash=item231cdbfece

Applying my previous questions to this link, is this a legit supplier, reasonable cost and terms, and likely to be a quality build?
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Look at dead pixel policy on that one. 15 dead pixels. I saw a listing from another seller that had a 20 pixel policy. The manufacturer return policies must have been tightened.
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