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Originally Posted by wrigleyvillain View Post

Oh I did not notice the two separate listings.
Ok cool..

So i loosened the 4 screws and bam....No more BLB in the bottom middle left next to the Qnix emblem..I have a pixel perfect no bad BLB monitor OCed monitor for $317..So glad i made this purchase...applaud.gif
 
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post #2172 of 25864
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Thank you,

I'm going to order them, but before I do that.

Is it hard to add these stands? The original stand needs to be removed first, is that hard to do?

EDIT: it says its good for 10~23 inch monitors, is that a problem for these 27 inch monitors? or is it just based on the weight limit of 33 lbs?

They work with this monitor but you might not be able to put it into portrait due to the length/height when the monitor is up on end. The weight limit is not a problem either these do not weigh that much. Also the weight limit is in relation to the extension of the stand legs and the weight they can handle without falling forward. If you mount a monitor that exceeds the weight you can always clamp it down to the desk or add counter weight to the leg extensions.
post #2173 of 25864
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Originally Posted by finalheaven View Post

Who did you purchase it from?

A x-star from hulu. A few other observations so far -

Unlike my Crossover this NEEDS a profile, which is always bad because profiles continue to be incompatible with windows photo viewer (weird dithering and chromatic effects, or slow photo browsing, it's always bugged one way or another) and since there's never been a decent third party photo viewer that means you're just screwed, forced to run multiple viewers for multiple things. Right now I'm on fast picture viewer and nexus.

Another observation is the panel itself is perfect. Even colors, even though they're not naturally calibrated like my AW crossover, and no bad pixels or blemishes. This means I'll probably invest time into modding it to fix the bleed since at least it has potential. Or maybe I'll just keep the crossover. This thing even with a profile isn't impressing me with the IQ the way the crossover does.

I can't really complain about the base. Side to side wobble is worse than the 27q but better front to back.

The matte coating is only slightly visible if you focus. It's also only about 70% effective on glare. I wouldn't list it as a pro.

Oh and this bowing thing is giving me flash backs to the round crt days. I can't really picture what would be causing it going by the teardowns I've seen. It looks like the entirety of the housing, front and back panel, is bent by design. I can't be the only person to notice something that obvious?
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Ok cool..

So i loosened the 4 screws and bam....No more BLB in the bottom middle left next to the Qnix emblem..I have a pixel perfect no bad BLB monitor OCed monitor for $317..So glad i made this purchase...applaud.gif

Sweet dude I am going to require some taping too though I think. I also got a spot top right but don't really notice that one if not looking for it.
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1) 6ft
2) Normal 'kettle' lead
3) After delivery: 20% VAT & about a tenner handling, they'll send you an invoice. Should be no customs charge.


Thanks Tesser & onegun,

Someone posted that a 1m (3ft) cable so was wrong, ok i have spare kettle/power supply ones as I'll prob get a non-uk one, someone posted £60 and £80 (us$120) tax charged by fedex (overcharge imo).
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You have to take the monitor apart right ? is it just screws...hope its not like the Catleap

You do have to take it apart. The four screws on the bottom. Then something (preferably one of those electronic opening tools so you don't scratch up the bezel) to pop the monitor open. My first monitor was a breeze. The second one, the screws were torqued so tight, ended up stripping two of the screws. Still got it open though.
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heh i got the £80 tax charge, dream-seller valued it truthfully.

no idea if it was overcharged. sucks!
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heh i got the £80 tax charge, dream-seller valued it truthfully.

no idea if it was overcharged. sucks!

Felt the same way. What did he value it to? He put mine at 250$ and i don't think it said a gift anywhere on it even though i said he should ad that.

Was it also DHL whom shipped yours?
    
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It was Fedex, (the one from dream-seller that got charged the horrendous £80)

I think he valued it like $200 or whatever it was. Can't quite remember now that I think about it. He didn't mark it as gift or anything!
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Thanks Tesser & onegun,

Someone posted that a 1m (3ft) cable so was wrong, ok i have spare kettle/power supply ones as I'll prob get a non-uk one, someone posted £60 and £80 (us$120) tax charged by fedex (overcharge imo).
In the US we are not charged tax on these..Congress is trying to pass the law on EBAY to tax all americans depending on our state tax..But it has not passed yet.Mine was $317 total..thumb.gif
 
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