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post #881 of 3508
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Hey y'all,
Just got my monitor. Didn't have bubble wrap around it but it's perfect, I didn't find any dead/stuck pixels. The stand is holding up well and is keeping up the display straight, one thing I worried about, hence choosing the Shimian. Lastly, I got it for $290.
I am currently trying to calibrate it with a Spyder 4. In the settings it's asking me for the Gammut - options given are "unknown" / "normal gammut" / "wide gammut" and what type of back light technology it's using - options given are "Fluorescent (CCFL) / "White LED" / "RGB LED".
Do any of you know the answer to those two questions?
Thanks!

These are normal gamut monitors using White LED backlights.
post #882 of 3508
An update, so dream-seller got my monitor back , he claims he did not find anything wrong and sent over a video. Its a good thing I also created a video of the monitor before sending it back to him , so I sent it over to him with all the details .... still waiting to hear from him but this doesn't look that good,
post #883 of 3508
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Originally Posted by avikanik29 View Post

An update, so dream-seller got my monitor back , he claims he did not find anything wrong and sent over a video. Its a good thing I also created a video of the monitor before sending it back to him , so I sent it over to him with all the details .... still waiting to hear from him but this doesn't look that good,

Well done on recording the problem!

What was wrong with the monitor? (if you've uploaded to youtube, you can just throw me the link)

I'm curious smile.gif
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thats means dream-seller is a lie? good to know to stay away from him
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thats means dream-seller is a lie? good to know to stay away from him

Why would you jump to conclusions like that ? If you look back you'll find tens of people that bought from dream-seller (me being one of them) that didn't have any problems or received more than expected (mine is perfect in every way and it was the 297$ version). At least give him a chance to reply before gatherings the mobs to lynch him.
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thats means dream-seller is a lie? good to know to stay away from him

I bought from dream-seller also ($297 shimian-lite) and apart from a VERY small green dot in the upper left corner, my monitor is perfect (it's smaller than a pixel... Idk what it is...)
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Why would you jump to conclusions like that ? If you look back you'll find tens of people that bought from dream-seller (me being one of them) that didn't have any problems or received more than expected (mine is perfect in every way and it was the 297$ version). At least give him a chance to reply before gatherings the mobs to lynch him.

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Got mind today from ta_planet. Monitor came with a hand written note stating that he opened the monitor and tested it to be pixel perfect (I ordered a normal version). There is substantial back light bleeding on black screens but I don't seem to notice it during normal use everything else works perfect and no dead pixels. I can adjust brightness and contrast but would like and option to reduce the backlight. The monitor is pretty bright. This is the multi-inout version.

Out of the box the brightness was set too high and the color preset was set to bluish. Picture was better after I changed these settings. Over all I'm pretty pleased so far, certainly worth the low price tag.
Edited by Accuracy158 - 7/13/12 at 6:31pm
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Out of the box the brightness was set too high and the color preset was set to bluish. Picture was better after I changed these settings. Over all I'm pretty pleased so far certainly worth the price tag.
what method did you use to get rid of the blue dominance these monitors seem to have?
    
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what method did you use to get rid of the blue dominance these monitors seem to have?

He probably applied a color calibration profile.
   
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He probably applied a color calibration profile.

No I just used the "normal" preset under the options on the multi-input monitor (not sure if it is on all versions) by default it was on "bluish". If you are looking for a color profile I did see one on this site but it makes my image too red while i'm on the normal preset... I'm guessing it made to fix the bluish preset, though I haven't really tried it.

http://www.tftcentral.co.uk/articles/icc_profiles.htm
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