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post #6511 of 25901
alright thanks. I was gonna get matte x-star from dreamseller since i heard more people prefer x-star to qnix. $330 is such a steal
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Question for you Tuba. Do Spyders measure blacks higher than they should?
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post #6513 of 25901
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Originally Posted by geoxile View Post

Question for you Tuba. Do Spyders measure blacks higher than they should?

Yes, PCM2 has told you this a few times already
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Originally Posted by Remmib View Post

For what reason?

Curious because I am going to order two more Qnix/X-Stars in the coming weeks.

Check the Crossover (non Black Tune) thread, AW honored the 1 year warranty and sent quite a few people new video boards/power supplies which fixed their issues.
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post #6514 of 25901
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Check the Crossover (non Black Tune) thread, AW honored the 1 year warranty and sent quite a few people new video boards/power supplies which fixed their issues.

Hmm, that's good of him.

Though that's a $20 premium per monitor over dream-seller.

Decisions, decisions...
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post #6515 of 25901
Who's PCM2?

Edit: Well, even assuming the black is lower than measured the glow is still very present, even from the front. At normal sitting distance (1.5 to 2 feet) it's VERY noticeable. I got it from ipsledmonitors.com, but should I return it or exchange it?
Edited by geoxile - 9/5/13 at 9:50pm
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Well you're the first one to really be dissatisfied in this way(s) that I know of and if you do need to return obviously it was a wise move going ipsled...
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post #6517 of 25901
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Well you're the first one to really be dissatisfied in this way(s) that I know of and if you do need to return obviously it was a wise move going ipsled...

Well, it can't be normal behavior. Especially if these PLS monitors are supposed to have less IPS glow than other IPS panels. The best way to describe it would be to say it looks like someone turned up the brightness using digital settings. And I've recalibrated it with the native brightness, no improvements.
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1.) Who's PCM2?

2.) Should I return or exchange it?

1.) Someone who has answered your Spyder question multiple times and PCM2=PC Monitors Reviewer.

2.) Rhetorical question/Not sure if serious
Edited by MenacingTuba - 9/5/13 at 10:25pm
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Well, it can't be normal behavior. Especially if these PLS monitors are supposed to have less IPS glow than other IPS panels. The best way to describe it would be to say it looks like someone turned up the brightness using digital settings. And I've recalibrated it with the native brightness, no improvements.

It sounds like PLS glow. Are you just setting the monitor to an all black screen? Most people aren't complaining about PLS glow because it goes unnoticed during normal use.
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It sounds like PLS glow. Are you just setting the monitor to an all black screen? Most people aren't complaining about PLS glow because it goes unnoticed during normal use.

It's visible during normal use (movies and games) whenever anything is remotely dark. And it's pretty severe. Compared to something like gamma shift on a TN or VA this is much much worse.
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