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... lol i'm an idiot and posted on the wrong thread
Edited by 1rkrage - 6/12/12 at 12:56pm
 
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umm wrong thread dude O_o
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Originally Posted by ElevenEleven View Post

My perfect pixel CrossOver 27Q is here. Colors seem good right out of the box - no need for calibrating. Can't see any dead or stuck pixels, but will do a thorough search when I'm less tired. The power brick I got is rated for 190V+, but has a sticker on it that says "AC 110V is acceptable." The brick does get much warmer than the Frontek one that came with my Achieva ShiMian, so not too happy about that. Also a very high pitched sound coming from the area where the power button is located (my Achieva has it too, though a tiny bit quieter). Bottom of the screen seems to have very light yellow tinting, just as my Achieva does, so I'm a little doubtful that my new CrossOver is indeed A+ rated, but maybe it's just due to LED backlight distribution.
Overall, I have to say I prefer the look of my Achieva ShiMian with tempered glass over the CrossOver, but it's for my boyfriend, and he seems happy enough. Unsure if I should bring up my concerns about the tinting, the hot power brick, and the sound to the seller, as it might sound like nitpicking, but I'd call them issues, as I did pay $470 for it vs. sub $400 that most Crossovers are going for.

I'd say do it. The power brick is a minor issue imo to me, but the tinting, when the claim of an A+ panel (although tons of Dells and others with A+ panels have those problems too). Additionally, for me, I have very sensitive hearing to high pitched sounds (I hate CRTs for this reason) so that'd be a major issue to me.

We'll see when mine gets here. tongue.gif
post #1204 of 6483
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I'd say do it. The power brick is a minor issue imo to me, but the tinting, when the claim of an A+ panel (although tons of Dells and others with A+ panels have those problems too). Additionally, for me, I have very sensitive hearing to high pitched sounds (I hate CRTs for this reason) so that'd be a major issue to me.
We'll see when mine gets here. tongue.gif

+2 - I would def report it.
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Thanks, I have sent an e-mail. I'm just afraid it'll sound whiny, but I did spend a lot of money on it and now wonder if it was worth the premium to get something I'd expect from a monitor that costs $100 less. The yellow tint is definitely noticeable. In comparison, my Achieva ShiMian did not have any pixel or grade guarantees and has significantly less yellow - not that noticeable - same with the sound.
   
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post #1206 of 6483
Yep. With shipping back paid for by them, you've got nothing to lose.

Interestingly, for the UKers, Digimate have begun selling rebranded Crossovers (the one with the leather back) on ebay for about £320.
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Update: here's that excellent customer service everyone's been talking about! I actually got a real phone call from AW concerning my issues and we had a nice talk - took me by surprise. I was asked to make photos or a video of my issues, and I'll try my best, as that yellow tint's going to be hard to photograph, I imagine (same for the capacitor (?) high pitched sound by the power button). Apparently the power brick that comes with their CrossOvers is a better kind than stock. Their communication has been A+ biggrin.gif

Edited to clarify : power brick is just fine.
Edited by ElevenEleven - 6/14/12 at 2:23am
   
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Very nice! How easy were they to understand?

I hate talking on phones! biggrin.gif
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Very easy actually - good English smile.gif I'm very impressed with their concern, at least - they do take their business seriously.
   
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how much do you guys pay in customs fees?
 
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