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Who is the best seller to buy from right now? Bubble wrap and puts a lower value on the monitor so customs is cheap?

Thanks.
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Who is the best seller to buy from right now? Bubble wrap and puts a lower value on the monitor so customs is cheap?
Thanks.

Red-cap, I asked him to bubble wrap the box and mark value as $100 and he did
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Red-cap, I asked him to bubble wrap the box and mark value as $100 and he did

Thanks. Looks like I will buy it from him. How much was customs for you? Did you get the regular one or the pixel perfect and do you have any dead pixels?

Thanks,
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Thanks. Looks like I will buy it from him. How much was customs for you? Did you get the regular one or the pixel perfect and do you have any dead pixels?
Thanks,
AMC
can't answer your customs question as I live in the U.S. but i can answer the other one. i ordered the qh270-lite perfect pixel from red-cap on july 4th 2012 @ 329.99 (i see it has become 389.99 now) and it came with no dead or stuck pixels. there is a bit of a light bleed in the lower left corner but not really noticeable for my uses. power brick and dvi-d cable has no defects as far as i am concerned also. oh, and he shipped mine with plastic around the monitor box. he most likely would have used bubble wrap if i requested it like qu1ckset did.
    
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post #1015 of 3508
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Ordered Lite from TA_Planet, but like others in the thread, was upgraded to the tempered glass/speakers model. When it showed up yesterday and I plugged it in, I was pleasantly surprised to find even backlighting, zero dead pixels, no dust behind the glass, and just an overall great display.

You mean speakers and NO tempered glass. IPSBS has speakers and no tempered glass. Only IPSB / IPSI have tempered glass, but they do not have speakers. The screen is still glossy even without the glass.
   
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post #1016 of 3508
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Yes, there was a bit of smoke blowing out of the top vents of the monitor just before the burnt smell. As mentioned before, I have unplugged the monitor and kept it aside.
Dubai has 220 volts / 50 Hz frequency which is the same as available in South Korea, so I don't think I am facing 110 volts issue here. However will check the output tomorrow.
Anywats, I have sent an email to red-cap on the issue. Waiting for his reply.
The voltage I was referencing, was the power brick output. It should be 24V.
post #1017 of 3508
Hello new here

I just got a "QH270-Lite" from ta_planet. I got a message that they were out of Lites. After 2 days they did send me a monitor, It looks like a Lite but it says "IPSB" on the back and I thought that was the code for the old tempered glass model.
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It's a generic name on the box. You can tell if it's LITE because it will not have speakers and will have a protruding shiny plastic bezel on top of the glossy screen. IPSB has flat glass front, over the bezel. IPSI has glass under the bezel, and the bezel has a brushed metal look.
   
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I was able to win the dispute based on the video I made; but it seems like there is no option for me to get back the shipping cost back to the dream-seller as I already shipped back the monitor before opening the dispute. So I am out of around $120 and there seems to be no way to get that back. I would strongly recommend against dream-seller as an ebay seller, its been a crappy experience so far and I have lost the motivation to order from another seller. If you are unlucky one , the process is quite messy.


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He got back to me , he is completely denying that there is anything wrong with the monitor. He initially agreed that there are dead pixels after seeing the pictures/videos but now he is claiming ignorance. I think it was my stupidity to trust him and send something back halfway across the world. Here is one of the video I created before sending the monitor back, http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ts7F9J0Vlcc&feature=youtu.be.
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I was able to win the dispute based on the video I made; but it seems like there is no option for me to get back the shipping cost back to the dream-seller as I already shipped back the monitor before opening the dispute. So I am out of around $120 and there seems to be no way to get that back. I would strongly recommend against dream-seller as an ebay seller, its been a crappy experience so far and I have lost the motivation to order from another seller. If you are unlucky one , the process is quite messy.

Ouch...

This is why I use Paypal but fund it via my credit card, I then print off the item page and any warranty and guarantee from the seller. That way if an issue comes up I just charge it back through the card and let them go after the seller.
    
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