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post #31 of 322
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Are the monitors hooked up to the iMac?
Nope; have a desktop sitting underneath that desk.
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post #32 of 322
Anyone got tracking NO. ? I paid on Sunday and did not get tracking no. I don't know when the seller will ship it to me.
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Anyone got tracking NO. ? I paid on Sunday and did not get tracking no. I don't know when the seller will ship it to me.

I haven't gotten one yet but I ordered it yesterday though. Payment just went through, I'll let you know if anything changes. Did you get it from BCC as well?
post #34 of 322
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Nope; have a desktop sitting underneath that desk.

Have you tried hooking it up with the iMac?
Edited by mikeseth - 3/12/13 at 11:03am
post #35 of 322
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Have you tried hooking it up with the iMac? I was wondering if this monitor works with OS X before I jump on it. I made an offer but it expired. Should try a different seller, BCC perhaps.
I don't have a miniDP->DLDVI adaptor/converter, so I can't try.
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post #36 of 322
So i just bought one, came in 4 days. Perfect looking beast of a monitor, however, I have a problem with the tilt, anyone have a problem with tilting it up and down? I tried to tilt it at the base of the monitor and it just won't budge
Edited by RahX - 6/20/12 at 9:47pm
post #37 of 322
Do any of you guys that have the potallion see any color tints or major backbleed? I am really on the fence between this and the shimian... can't make up my mind.argh...
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post #38 of 322
Got my potalion today, so far so good, no pixel issues, no backlight problems etc.

I'm currently trying to remove the stand but can't quite work out how to remove it, anyone else had luck yet?

The only other problem I have is that I haven't been able to get the monitor working in Linux - Ubuntu 12.04, Nvidia 560 ti. It works fine in windows though.
post #39 of 322
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Do any of you guys that have the potallion see any color tints or major backbleed? I am really on the fence between this and the shimian... can't make up my mind.argh...

Honestly... they're all the same. You just have to flip a coin and hope you didn't get a bad batch.
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Honestly... they're all the same. You just have to flip a coin and hope you didn't get a bad batch.
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Yea I feel that thats what it comes down to. Its just that I guess I feel better getting a shimian considering it has been out on the market more, and the pontallion is newish. I think I may end up going with the shimian cause I think it looks a bit better as well. I'll probably drop my $350 on a monitor from a complete stranger from the other side of the globe... my wallet is looking at me in despair.
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