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Thanks guys. Not for gaming so it looks like it should be sweet thumb.gif
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Thanks, so it seems the 8.42kg may be the real monitor weight. I'm a little concerned because it's so close to my monitor arm's limit.
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Originally Posted by BritishBob View Post

23.0 lbs/10.4 kg is the shipping weight of mine. Won't be far off that tbh. I get get the scales out tomorrow when it turn up.
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Originally Posted by drexvil View Post

Thanks, so it seems the 8.42kg may be the real monitor weight. I'm a little concerned because it's so close to my monitor arm's limit.

What is the total limit of the arm?
Edited by thermal_flux - 9/6/12 at 12:18pm
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Thanks, so it seems the 8.42kg may be the real monitor weight. I'm a little concerned because it's so close to my monitor arm's limit.

Reinforce with duct tape. Problem solved.
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Oh man... I'm in the same oven .
I bought mine from Dream seller about a month ago and it starts to show all flickering and black out randomly.
I contacted the seller and have not received any response from him.
I'm very disappointed at their service after monitor shipped out and being very irresponsible for what they promised as 1 year warranty.
Only used mine for less than 2 months!!
I have no extra monitor to run and I'm stuck with dumb monitor goes off randomly which is very annoying and not usable. mad.gif

Where did you see that they offer a 1 year warranty?

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If you figure out how to fix this problem, mind telling me how? I am on the same boat as you and mine is also doing that too. I only got to watch a tv show on there for 30 minute and this started happening to me. I like this monitor even though spending 30 minute on it.

In response to both of you, our issues may be slightly "different," although it might be that my monitor hasn't broken down as much as yours yet. I only get a black screen or vertical lines when I turn on my monitor, not during use.

Are you two using the shipped DVI-D cable that came with your monitor? If so, swap it. I did that with mine and "so far so good." Although I've only turned my monitor on and off four times since the switch, so I'm not a 100% sure this fixed the problem. More like, 20% sure, lol. Which isn't a stat I can live with.

I'm about to contact eBay's Buyer Protection program and note that like me, some people are getting faulty monitors and the second we the buyer received our product, the seller and all promised customer support drops off the face of the planet.

So try swapping out your cables and I'm going to contact eBay in the mean time and make them aware of the way in which Dream-seller operates, which by eBay's standards is unacceptable.
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How long did it take and what country are you in (also how much did you have to pay)? I placed an order with them yesterday and was wondering about the delivery time because my estimate is 2-3 weeks.
I'm in the UK London Heathrow customs apparently check alot and I have read somewhere that DHL have a customs charge most of the time they charged me £40 I was hoping for £6.
I placed my order last week Tuesday night it was dispatched Wednesday morning, seller had stated that it would take from 2 to 5 days ( working days ) good condition works good only problem is can't read Korean as the menu is in Korean any one know of an English translational would be much appreciated .
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It's the Ergotron LX, very nice piece of hardware. I got the identical HP version on Amazon (search for HP arm) for $85. 20lbs is the limit.

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What is the total limit of the arm?
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Just recieved my achieva shimian from bigclothcraft and i can't fault it, 0 dead pixels with very slight back light bleed, biggrin.gif Monitor is awsome
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I'm in the UK London Heathrow customs apparently check alot and I have read somewhere that DHL have a customs charge most of the time they charged me £40 I was hoping for £6.
I placed my order last week Tuesday night it was dispatched Wednesday morning, seller had stated that it would take from 2 to 5 days ( working days ) good condition works good only problem is can't read Korean as the menu is in Korean any one know of an English translational would be much appreciated .

That was unlucky on the customs charge there! DHL charged me just over £13 for mine!
I had it marked as a gift of value $100 approx.
     
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Just recieved my achieva shimian from bigclothcraft and i can't fault it, 0 dead pixels with very slight back light bleed, biggrin.gif Monitor is awsome

BCC has an absolutely no dead pixel policy.
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