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post #4731 of 25893
lol, I missed that part. ebay it is.

Also, I'm a bit torn between getting the matte or glossy panel. Do you have the matte version and if so would you say that the clarity of text is the same as with the glossy panel? I'm sitting next to a window and I just want enough AG to where I don't see the reflections yet the text remains nearly as clear as my glossy shimian that I have atm. I already know about the reduction in black depth but I'm worried about the clarity of text being compromised with the matte.
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Wow congrats, that is a huge savings. It will probably take time to offset the price of the led bulbs, but certainly better for the environment

I actually added that up and per savings a month it will take about 2 years. Still not too bad.
post #4733 of 25893
Anyone that has got these monitors shipped to USA.
  • Does customs charge every monitor that gets imported or do some slip through?
  • How much do they charge for import? And if so do they notify you by email?
Thanks.
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Anyone consider this http://www.2560x1440monitor.com/ as a better alternative to buying on ebay? Are these the actual companies selling the monitors or is it just some random guy that made a website and re-sells them?

Maybe not that company you linked, but http://www.ipsledmonitors.com/ is a reseller based in California. Significantly better return policy too.
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Anyone that has got these monitors shipped to USA.
  • Does customs charge every monitor that gets imported or do some slip through?
  • How much do they charge for import? And if so do they notify you by email?
Thanks.

I got it shipped to the US -no charge from customs.
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Anyone that has got these monitors shipped to USA.
  • Does customs charge every monitor that gets imported or do some slip through?
  • How much do they charge for import? And if so do they notify you by email?
Thanks.

As the person above me says there is no charge.

I did read somewhere in this thread that a carrier driver(fedex maybe?) was trying to charge a US recipient an extra ~$100 for "customs fees" before they would deliver it. The person proceeded to call the carrier and figured out that was not the case. Either it was a honest mistake or the driver was trying to make some extra dough. So under no circumstances should you be charged anything here in the US, at least judging by the 474 pages here so far.
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As the person above me says there is no charge.

I did read somewhere in this thread that a carrier driver(fedex maybe?) was trying to charge a US recipient an extra ~$100 for "customs fees" before they would deliver it. The person proceeded to call the carrier and figured out that was not the case. Either it was a honest mistake or the driver was trying to make some extra dough. So under no circumstances should you be charged anything here in the US, at least judging by the 474 pages here so far.

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I got it shipped to the US -no charge from customs.
Awesome. Thanks for the replies guys.
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Anyone consider this http://www.2560x1440monitor.com/ as a better alternative to buying on ebay? Are these the actual companies selling the monitors or is it just some random guy that made a website and re-sells them?

This is Bigclothcraft's website. They are a reputable seller on ebay, but I still chose ebay for it's protection.
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lol, I missed that part. ebay it is.

Also, I'm a bit torn between getting the matte or glossy panel. Do you have the matte version and if so would you say that the clarity of text is the same as with the glossy panel? I'm sitting next to a window and I just want enough AG to where I don't see the reflections yet the text remains nearly as clear as my glossy shimian that I have atm. I already know about the reduction in black depth but I'm worried about the clarity of text being compromised with the matte.

The matte coating is very light, my panel has a native contrast ratio of 1200:1 so don't worry. And since you're next to a window (like me) a matte coating is a must. Text is still very sharp, this AG coating fits what you asked for to the letter.
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Maybe not that company you linked, but http://www.ipsledmonitors.com/ is a reseller based in California. Significantly better return policy too.

I second this. Had a great experience with them.
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Motion blur is an artifact of liquid crystals taking a finite amount of time to "switch" to show a different colour. So long as a pixel takes a finite amount of time to change, and so long as the pixel remains lit throughout the transition time, monitors will have motion blur. As a pixel transitions from, say, red to blue, it goes through several different colours over the period of up to 8 ms - these colours show up for up to 8ms and result in blurry motion.

LightBoost monitors overcome this by not having the pixels constantly lit, and rely on a synced light pulse which light the pixel only when it has completely transitioned - thus, no motion blur.

kevinsbane, thanks for the explanation. I read the OP on the lightboost thread and it all makes sense now. I have been using LCD monitors for over 14 years. I have not been subjected to motion blur. I hope the Qnix will not change that :-).
    
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