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post #1221 of 3508
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Originally Posted by dragon-emperor View Post

Also, will my PS3 look decent at 1080p on this monitor (Shimian) through a black magic video convertor card?
the black magic video converter is something like a capture card, isnt it ? if you connect the ps3 to the card and the card to the pc and the pc to the monitor youre gpu will scale the picture so it should look good - but i suggest playing on 720p since the ps3 games only run at 720p (it would scale from 720p to 1440p otherwise it would scale from 720p to 1080p to 1440p resulting in a worse picture - at least thats what i think)
post #1222 of 3508
Hi,

I created this account to collaborate to this post.

I ordered 2 Shimian QH270-Lite , 1 from red-cap and the other one from bigclothcraft . I live in South America (Chile) , so the shipping is more expensive ( 40us bigclothcraft / 80us red-cap ). I ordered a mount too http://www.ebay.ca/itm/280707899141?ssPageName=STRK:MEWNX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1497.l2649 .

Yesterday I paid to bigclothcraft and im waiting for red-cap to pay the 80us of shipping ( he wrote me after I offer to tell me about the extra fee, didn't like it a lot)l

I'll be updating on this post.

good luck
post #1223 of 3508
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the black magic video converter is something like a capture card, isnt it ? if you connect the ps3 to the card and the card to the pc and the pc to the monitor youre gpu will scale the picture so it should look good - but i suggest playing on 720p since the ps3 games only run at 720p (it would scale from 720p to 1440p otherwise it would scale from 720p to 1080p to 1440p resulting in a worse picture - at least thats what i think)

Ahh yes that makes a lot of sense!
Thanks. Lots of food for thought. (Now I must look into Blackmagic scaling performance and if there's any issues~)
post #1224 of 3508
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Ahh yes that makes a lot of sense!
Thanks. Lots of food for thought. (Now I must look into Blackmagic scaling performance and if there's any issues~)

I notice that 1080p video is a little grainy on a 1440p display, but not to the point it takes away from the viewing experience.
    
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I notice that 1080p video is a little grainy on a 1440p display, but not to the point it takes away from the viewing experience.

Lol a complaint about the highest industry standard of definition being too low. I love it! Tech people are the best.
 
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Lol a complaint about the highest industry standard of definition being too low. I love it! Tech people are the best.
you dont really get it ... if you fullscreen a 1080p video to 1440p it will have to upscale and it cant simply double the pixels since 1440p neither doubles the height pixels nor the width pixels of 1080p - i dont really know how it works but i guess it stretches some parts of the picture more than other parts and wont look as good as 1080p on a native 1080p monitor (if both have a similar panel)
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you dont really get it ... if you fullscreen a 1080p video to 1440p it will have to upscale and it cant simply double the pixels since 1440p neither doubles the height pixels nor the width pixels of 1080p - i dont really know how it works but i guess it stretches some parts of the picture more than other parts and wont look as good as 1080p on a native 1080p monitor (if both have a similar panel)

Umm yes I do thanks though. It appears it is you who does not get it. doh.gif
 
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post #1228 of 3508
Was looking at a new 27" 1920/1280 last week and came across the Shimian QH270-Lite while doing a search on monitors. After reading your forum over the last week I pulled the trigger on the Simian QH270-Lite Pixel Perfect from TA Planet.....Gawd help me I hope I've done the right thing! These monitors sound almost too good to be true.
post #1229 of 3508
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Was looking at a new 27" 1920/1280 last week and came across the Shimian QH270-Lite while doing a search on monitors. After reading your forum over the last week I pulled the trigger on the Simian QH270-Lite Pixel Perfect from TA Planet.....Gawd help me I hope I've done the right thing! These monitors sound almost too good to be true.

They're not you'll be thrilled. Even if you get BLB they are awesome.
 
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I bought mine from green-sum he has 0 negative feedback and all the feedback i read was all saying he sent perfect ones. Im currently deployed so i dont get to see it till next week frown.gif Was expecting shipping to take atleast 1 week but it took 2 days from Korea to Germany tongue.gif Made it from Korea to Germany in the same day was shocked the second day it was delivered. Will write back next week im beyond stoked tongue.gif
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