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post #171 of 322
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Originally Posted by SWIN View Post

Hmmm, wondered why the PPP (Pixel Perfect Potalion) was so cheap at BCC.
That is, until I tryed to order one, an a S&H fee of U$ 40:- was added.
Ok, they are cheap, but not that cheap...

no shipping fee for me in the US tongue.gif

and yeah the stand is wobbly, but I like that you don't have to disassemble it to mount it to another stand. wink.gif
 
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post #172 of 322
Swin, where are you located? Shipping should be free to most locations. I paid $229 each for three of the PP units with shipping being free and duties not being applicable.
post #173 of 322
Hmm - BCC PPP = $ 339:- + $ 40 shipping.

That is the .com of fleabay.

Please, Sir, I think you got a good deal on your monitor, but not anymore.
post #174 of 322
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Hmm - BCC PPP = $ 339:- + $ 40 shipping.
That is the .com of fleabay.
Please, Sir, I think you got a good deal on your monitor, but not anymore.

$20 for shipping to the UK.
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post #175 of 322
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Swin, where are you located? Shipping should be free to most locations. I paid $229 each for three of the PP units with shipping being free and duties not being applicable.

You mean $229 US/Canadian Dollars or £229 or €229????
post #176 of 322
Sorry, that was a typo. I paid 329 USD each. The intention was to highlight it was $10 cheaper for PP units as close as a couple of weeks ago and shipping was free. Shipping from BCC still looks to be free, too.
post #177 of 322
PW6Y1.jpg

Here is what the backlight looks like in a dark room. The picture is pretty representative of how it actually looks as well. I'm going to try and add more screws, but might also contact BCC about it, as this seems very excssive.
post #178 of 322
It was decently wrapped for shipping. In the box, and wrapped in about 1cm thick foam.

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And now an explanation of why screws will not fix my backlight.

First some pictures of the opening process. I had to remove the screws around the perimeter of the screen:

S2hYC.jpg

Flip it over to remove the front plate after the screws are gone:

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And I discovered that the backlight is held in place by a metal piece that slots in place:
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But does not stay in place the entire way down:
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Because here there is a bend in the screen's frame that prevents it from fitting in place:
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And continues to not fit in place the whole way down because of it.
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post #179 of 322
Sorry if you said already, but did you manage to fix it somehow?
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post #180 of 322
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Originally Posted by IronSean View Post

PW6Y1.jpg
Here is what the backlight looks like in a dark room. The picture is pretty representative of how it actually looks as well. I'm going to try and add more screws, but might also contact BCC about it, as this seems very excssive.

Be very careful with the screws. Somehow one of my screws ("that was going into the hole" and not even go hone half way,) destroyed my backlight

And I think most of them are like that. It comes with the cheap price we paid for the monitors. I would take that now anyday over having a broken monitor.
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