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They're also CCFL backlit I believe, which means higher power consumption, lower brightness and much longer bulb warm up time than LED. Not only that, but they're also lower DPI than the 27" displays.

I don't think they are CCFL backlit, i think they are LED backlit, i can't be certain though.

edit: nm they are ccfl
Edited by pitty - 7/28/12 at 10:43am
post #62 of 291
I would have bought two to match my middle ZR30w but CCFL is a deal breaker for me. Don't want the power usage or the heat that comes with that. Especially three of them. I'm looking for a 30" of these, glossy if possible and I'd def pay for a pixel check if they offered it. For the price of one ZR30w I can match my current one for Triple 30's.
post #63 of 291
Heheh i'm still not sure if they are or not CCFL or LED.

Somone on the first page of this thread said they were CCFL, i honestly don't know.

Anyway i got mine today, it's a beauty.

0 dead pixels and everything works.
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Heheh i'm still not sure if they are or not CCFL or LED.
Somone on the first page of this thread said they were CCFL, i honestly don't know.
Anyway i got mine today, it's a beauty.
0 dead pixels and everything works.

Pretty awesome! Luck was in your favor!
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Glad to hear it! Still absolutely loving mine as well thumb.gif
   
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Heheh i'm still not sure if they are or not CCFL or LED.
Somone on the first page of this thread said they were CCFL, i honestly don't know.
Anyway i got mine today, it's a beauty.
0 dead pixels and everything works.

And yours is CCFL?
post #67 of 291
I bought a Yamakasi 300 Leonidas and it was delivered on Monday afternoon, July 30, 2012. It was installed and worked fine, There are no dead or bright pixels. However, since then the monitor has blanked out unexpectedly seven times. Five times I was able to restore the picture but twice I had to shut down the system. I have tried different cables and different video cards. Tomorrow I will try a different computer. I use the Yamakasi 300 Leonidas in conjunction with two Samsung 27A850s. The two video cards are Nvidia GeForce GTX 560s.

I am interested in finding out if anybody else is having problems and how good the dealer's service is.

PS They are LED not CCFL, I asked before I bought.
post #68 of 291
I've never heard an LED buzz like my Leonidas. I guess we won't know until someone opens it up? I'm still about 95% sure it's ccfl judging by the thickness/contrast/buzzing/heat.
   
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post #69 of 291
Despite controversial reviews I bought it last week and hook it up today - I like it.
No dead pixels and its dead silent I can't hear any buzzing noises from the monitor whatsoever. One thing I'm waring about is it's power supply. It's getting really hot. Colors are good my old Gateway had slightly better colors but I think its due to matter finish on this one (I like glossy more).
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My Viewsonic LED popped a little more color-wise but this definitely has a more natural realistic tone. Even if the contrast is lower I still think it's a great panel. I really wish I could get it in glossy as well, but at my new apt I'll be gaming near a window so I guess I need it after all.

My power brick get real warm too but seems alright.
   
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