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    Online vendors with pixel checks?

    Does anyone know of a vendor who offers this? I know aria used to but i dont think they do anymore..

    Really cant stand them.. Even one will ruin the monitor for me..

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    Re: Online vendors with pixel checks?

    On ebuyer if you have more than a certain ammount of dead pixels (depending on size/res) they will offer you an exchange, i think its more than 5 for most screens tho

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    Re: Online vendors with pixel checks?

    If it's so important to you, why don't you buy a class I monitor instead of trying to get a cheap class II up to class I standards?

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    PcBuyIt offer a free 30 day "no dead pixel" guarantee - but they sell Dell monitors exclusively, unfortunately.

    Aria do still offer to check for dead pixels, but you have to pay a substantial sum for the service (up to £29.95 + VAT )
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    Re: Online vendors with pixel checks?

    Aria have bad customer service in my experience, so I wouldn't trust them... I suspect a large proportion of the people who don't pay the £35 for the pixel check will get dead pixels...

    PCBuyIt is meant to be good though.

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    Re: Online vendors with pixel checks?

    You can always just return the monitor under sale of goods act that gives you 7 days (or is it 14?) to return goods. Fair enough you would have to pay returns postage if it fell inside the acceptable dead pixel terms but I doubt it would cost £30 to do so that Aria charge to check it.

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    Re: Online vendors with pixel checks?

    Quote Originally Posted by slypie View Post
    You can always just return the monitor under sale of goods act that gives you 7 days (or is it 14?) to return goods. Fair enough you would have to pay returns postage if it fell inside the acceptable dead pixel terms but I doubt it would cost £30 to do so that Aria charge to check it.
    It's 7 days, unless it's been changed.

    I know it was 4 years ago but I did buy a TFT off Aria and it was fine, no dead pixels to speak of.

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    Re: Online vendors with pixel checks?

    Quote Originally Posted by Nelsaidi View Post
    On ebuyer if you have more than a certain ammount of dead pixels (depending on size/res) they will offer you an exchange, i think its more than 5 for most screens tho
    Thats the ISO limit count and is the same for all retailers, unless they offer a lower figure out of the kindness of their hearts

    Quote Originally Posted by slypie View Post
    You can always just return the monitor under sale of goods act that gives you 7 days (or is it 14?) to return goods. Fair enough you would have to pay returns postage if it fell inside the acceptable dead pixel terms but I doubt it would cost £30 to do so that Aria charge to check it.
    This is by far your best bet and I've done it before

    Dell will also instantly swap out anything with a dead pixel with a simple phone call provided you have at least a 1 year on site warranty.
    Quote Originally Posted by Saracen View Post
    And by trying to force me to like small pants, they've alienated me.

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