The Problem with Kickstarters... - Eve Spectrum Monitor First Look

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3 muaj më parë

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The Eve Spectrum has been a hotly anticipated monitor for well over a year now- and FINALLY we've got our hands on one (the 4K, 144hz version. But is it still exciting after all this time?
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Edwin De Paz
Edwin De Paz Ditë më parë
I'm still gonna buy one. You guys just don't understand.
James Ditë më parë
I have seen that OSD a million fucking times.
Pinoy ULam ATBP
Pinoy ULam ATBP Ditë më parë
Good thing i settled for viewsonic 144hz 1440p monitor for CAD $320. I’m so tempted to pre order this before.
A Shen
A Shen 2 ditë më parë
I was so tempted so many times
Daher (Rz)
Daher (Rz) 2 ditë më parë
Now the shipping date is July And then it will be september Etc... To good to be true 🤷🏾‍♂️
Irfan Rangwala
Irfan Rangwala 2 ditë më parë
Please note this is a fraud company I was a backer paid 1500 usd for Eve V device and haven’t received my refund nor my device They changed there distribution and it’s not my fault Beware OF FRAUD THEY STOLE MY MONEY AND THE DONT NOT REVERT OR EVEN FOLLOW UP
Untamed Corgi
Untamed Corgi 3 ditë më parë
Kickstarter disaster is understandable. Group of people have high hopes about great idea. If only they have higher budget… If big manufacturers can’t produce ideal panel, maybe they know about some limitations, lmao
vigilant 3 ditë më parë
GamesWithVirtual 4 ditë më parë
Damm. I really wanted this monitor to be good too.
ThisGuyCJ 5 ditë më parë
damn, scalpers are taking up the better displays too..? & I still dont have a PS5... Whats next..? Flagship smartphones..?
Lucas Colonna
Lucas Colonna 5 ditë më parë
Sending a faulty unit to a channel with millions of subs....great move lol
SimpleGamer 6 ditë më parë
When something sounds too good to be true it usually is. I was hyped about their “surface book killer” a few years ago and that didn’t go so well.
Ian Black
Ian Black 6 ditë më parë
You hate to see it
bub777 7 ditë më parë
I didn't even know this was a Kickstarter funded company. I only got informed about them on Facebook a few months ago. They DID NOT deliver in February, and I'll be amazed they meet April's release dates. I don't have the greatest faith now in their promises despite putting that $100 down payment on it back in fall.
KineticBongos 7 ditë më parë
I’m sure the dudes at Ever regret sending over units. Cuz god damn. This monitor is a huge flop
The Man In The Background
The Man In The Background 7 ditë më parë
If you guys haven't you should check out Omen's HP Omen X 27
Bokken da Bokken
Bokken da Bokken 9 ditë më parë
got scammed lol
KnockDownMe mann
KnockDownMe mann 10 ditë më parë
The people defending this monitor in the comment section probably back the thing. I feel kind of bad for them because it’s kind of like getting conned.
KnockDownMe mann
KnockDownMe mann 10 ditë më parë
My rule of thumb with Kickstarter and indigogo is if it’s expensive technology just don’t do it. Kick starting small things for the most part is fine but don’t trying to kickstart things like computer monitors and VR headsets and things like that. that’s where you get into the you probably are going to lose your money territory. Backing some thing that takes a lot of technical skill and time to create often fail.
Richard Reavis
Richard Reavis 10 ditë më parë
Remember the mantra: "Never Preorder" You usually get bitten until they work out the bugs.
mack krall
mack krall 10 ditë më parë
Just refunded 3 eve pre ord monitors thanks ltt Fu eve maybe make sure youre shit works before sending to a world wide famous reviewer VERY DISAPOINTING
kakaido 15 ditë më parë
I would never give my money to EVE, they have scammed way too many of their customers. Look it up, it's really sad.
vincent 15 ditë më parë
Wondering if I should stay with my order now.
Hayze 15 ditë më parë
Just buy an Omen 27i ... 1440p 165hz and a better design
Sammy G.
Sammy G. 18 ditë më parë
Eve v? Sounds like Eevee, ngl
Cole McKinnon
Cole McKinnon 20 ditë më parë
Here's a unit... without HDMI 2.1 working. Well then wtf is the point? That's half the display functionality. There is a reason the ViewSonic Elite and ASUS RoG haven't released theirs yet. This company is a joke thinking they could outperform the other two.
Taber McFarlin
Taber McFarlin 20 ditë më parë
This is why I Kickstart board games and D&D books lol
Birki gts
Birki gts 21 ditë më parë
A company that won't even quality control for a review sample, will not quality control for you.
ghostkilla93 22 ditë më parë
Yep not gonna buy. Thanks for showing us this piece o junk.
Peter Ferrarotto
Peter Ferrarotto 22 ditë më parë
Why do companies send out half finished products for final review
EXile 23 ditë më parë
this monitor has been coming out for 2 year's now and still not on any major retailer's don't trust the company to pre order. would buy if they'd stop BS'n about when its fully gonna release
EXile 23 ditë më parë
yea see the main reason i wanted to buy this monitor already don't work and probably will never work with this panel is the HDMI 2.1 port's and have 4k 144hz+ RIP EVE SPECTRUM ALREADY!
Chris 24 ditë më parë
Fucking disaster. I can't wrap my head around this. I feel terrible for the people who pre ordered this, and highly suggest they cancel your order and get a refund.
Dominik Eber
Dominik Eber 25 ditë më parë
I saw the ad for that monitor a while ago. Then I googled the company. I mean if a deal is too good more often than not it's a hoax.
tunnis7us 27 ditë më parë
This monitor don't have anything that asus for example hasn't already done why it's kickstarter makes no sense. They don't bring nothing new.
noam242 28 ditë më parë
Linus:"make this product more buy the beware?" Me:"bi? Are there even any hdmi cables with socketa instead of plugs??"
Abdullah Bin Faheem
Abdullah Bin Faheem Muaj më parë
Glad I've never ever funded a Kickstarter project. A place for garbage products for guillible idiots.
Fridden Muaj më parë
What a mess.
Luke Molnar
Luke Molnar Muaj më parë
What's the worst that could happen? &#*()*@(% Screen flickers blue #&$)@#)
NOTORIOUS Q7 Muaj më parë
The whole monitor market are joke. I tried the LG GL850-B and the FI27Q-X. Both of these IPS monitors worked for 3 hours before I returned it. The LG had massive bleeding and IPS Glow in every corner but besides that everything was with it. The Q-X not only had IPS Glow and Bleed but on 60Hz it had massive overshoot,ghosting and flickering! Sometime was wring with response too... After this two I taught the only monitor that I will buy is the Odyssey g7 but I gave up on monitors. Insted I got the CX6. Its just straigh up gambling. Lottery. The reviews channels always got the perfect model but the mass production is always sack of shit.
ConcreteComa Muaj më parë
Feb 2021? The site now says "production nears 30 April 2021"
TheVanBourner Muaj më parë
I bought a Samsung C27JG56 for less than $300 US and to be honest and I am surprised at how good it is given the fact that it is almost half the price of Odyssey G5
Paul Mansfield
Paul Mansfield Muaj më parë
Lucky you didn't try and charge a Mac M1 and brick it.
tld8102 Muaj më parë
I loved my eve V. Not so much the customer support tho.
The_HBK_23 Muaj më parë
why would you send out this piece of junk?
ySpartanX Muaj më parë
I just wan't a 4k 100+hz 32" monitor. But that doesn't exist yet apparently.
patamonsvk Muaj më parë
aaand linus ignored complately the Akienware AW2721D which is 240 at 144-p LG pannel you can buy today
lusteraliaszero Muaj më parë
Man it kinda sucks how it's always "this kickstarter bad so kickstarter bad" does ANY other store face this problem? kickstarter produces a lot of cool shit, they've facilitated possibly a majority of the games I really like over the last decade. like, if bad rats releases on steam, no one goes "the problem with steam"
Latte 17 ditë më parë
Of course they don't. Bad Rats is amazing.
Nathaniel Hall
Nathaniel Hall Muaj më parë
I stopped Kickstarter and Indiegogo after getting screwed multiple times and being lied to by creators and then KS or IGG refusing to do anything when their terms are violated.
Kodi Muaj më parë
Man they really should have just waited until they had a decent unit to send reviewers. Why would they send this instead of just delaying it a bit longer?
Kodi Muaj më parë
How is this item such a tire fire? The panel is LGs all they are adding is a generic UI and charge cord for usb C, and eventually hdmi 2.1 but they aren't having to actually design any of things. This is a copy paste job and somehow they still messed it up.
Shawn Murals
Shawn Murals Muaj më parë
Check out Your Kickstarter Sucks
Patrick Grabner
Patrick Grabner Muaj më parë
Don't buy at eve devices!!! You will never get your product and don't get your money back! This is a DECEIVER COMPANY!!!
Dottor Maelstrom
Dottor Maelstrom Muaj më parë
Managed to find a G7 for 350$, were it not for the 1440p it would be almost perfect. Great buy.
Zoltán Zahuczky
Zoltán Zahuczky Muaj më parë
Sooo. Did they deliver?
T.C./Tristen McCarthy
T.C./Tristen McCarthy Muaj më parë
what about the Alienware AW2721D? Direct competitor of the 1440 240 at a 27" flat panel and you can buy it today.
Péter Visi
Péter Visi Muaj më parë
So it's a next episode for "sh!t manufacturers say".
Mirelurk-Fish Muaj më parë
I got scammed with the dune case pro and luckily I managed to file a charge back with my visa haha
GK Muaj më parë
Can you please stop with these stupid click bait titles? I missed this review because of it.
Cup & Cone
Cup & Cone Muaj më parë
This thing is DOA...they don't even anticipate production until the end of Q2, which is May/June!
Aarav Sharma
Aarav Sharma Muaj më parë
and i thought this video was about motorcycles
cok Bagus
cok Bagus Muaj më parë
Broke my eve V and they said they don't have a repair center so I can't fix it. be careful..
Blur4strike Muaj më parë
Watching this on my LG 27QN600-B, happy as can be in 1440p w/HDR
Extra Greasy
Extra Greasy Muaj më parë
Lmao I knew this was a straight up ripoff
TheMaximGamer Muaj më parë
It's April now
Cup & Cone
Cup & Cone Muaj më parë
Nope, end of Q2 for production! "You will be able to complete your order with accessories and balance payment of ( $458.00 ) as production nears end of Q2 2021."
deadspeedv Muaj më parë
LG 27GN950 seems like the perfect monitor if not for HDMI 2.1 and rather high price
Khi TV
Khi TV 2 muaj më parë
What case is your pc build at 3:40 ?
SnowCYYCling 2 muaj më parë
How to sell something on kickstarter/crowdfunding: Make claims and tell them you're working on it when the client gets the product
InjusticeBerserker 2 muaj më parë
Would a freesync monitor be best for series x?
InjusticeBerserker 2 muaj më parë
Just waiting on an hdmi 2.1 monitor for my Xbox series x.
Dead Alewives
Dead Alewives 2 muaj më parë
This is why I never have, and probably never will, back a kickstarter.
THE CREW 2 muaj më parë
they pushed it back to April...smh
Laura Brown
Laura Brown 2 muaj më parë
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scott colbert
scott colbert 2 muaj më parë
If you're a tech company and have to resort to crowdfunding, you might want to reevaluate your business.
Joel Campos
Joel Campos 2 muaj më parë
I constantly see this company's ads on Facebook. Their 4k 144hz display with hdmi 2.1 has been advertised for about a year now and would've been great for the next gen consoles that require the hdmi 2.1 port for 4k 120hz. After checking the comments there a few months back they have seemingly delayed the release of these monitors for months now. If I had ordered one of these and was waiting on my monitor I would ask for a refund immediately if at all possible. With LG and ASUS coming out with comparable monitors this year that would be the better option (a reputable brand).
Write Gamer
Write Gamer 2 muaj më parë
So it's the PS4/xBox One Cyberpunk 2077 of Monitors.
Tony 2 muaj më parë
Watching this on my beautiful LG27GN850 monitor. Is there a reason anyone would even consider this monitor hahahaha
chrcoluk 2 muaj më parë
and to think I almost pre ordered one of these a month ago before someone warned me of their previous problems.
doire aintu
doire aintu 2 muaj më parë
“WE’RE GOING TO DISRUPT THE INDUSTRY” “(Hey LG can we haz panels)” Scamstarter just be scamming every day.
FollowCondex 2 muaj më parë
@linus tech tips video suggestion: review full comparison of the XIAOMI MI CURVED 32 UW with g7 g9 etc
Drazen Graves
Drazen Graves 2 muaj më parë
Send a terrible "pre production" unit to a youtuber to review.... Great idea!
chrcoluk 2 muaj më parë
linus end comment says it all I think, they must be desperate for more funds so sent it out for the publicity.
Drazen Graves
Drazen Graves 2 muaj më parë
So a terrible screen,got it
wnnalis cioov
wnnalis cioov 2 muaj më parë
I’ve heard that line before “Lets talk about that”
doire aintu
doire aintu 2 muaj më parë
“WE’RE GOING TO DISRUPT THE INDUSTRY” “(Hey LG can we haz panels)” Scamstarter just be scamming every day.
C W 2 muaj më parë
I’ve been burned twice by Kickstarter. It’s usually three strikes you’re out but I’m completely happy stopping at two.
GNU-Ish 2 muaj më parë
I like how he said January and they corrected it to January
wnnalis cioov
wnnalis cioov 2 muaj më parë
imma start a kickstarter for an adblock that works on LTT videos
spacegangsta 2 muaj më parë
Why not just buy an LG???
Pac 2 muaj më parë
Eve spectrum been doing promo for this monitor for the past 2 or 3 years and this is what they produced. Feel sorry for they people who actually pre ordered this trash.
Triplicity Damystery
Triplicity Damystery 2 muaj më parë
You'd think ill learn from hype. Pre-ordered cyber punk and eve fml.
SonarWavePulse 2 muaj më parë
All these "disruptive" companies actually prove that good old regular companies already offer products at competitive prices. Seems the only thing they can ever accomplish in price cutting is either quality cutting across the board, or abysmal quality control where you really don't know what you will get. I'll just keep buying from LG or Asus or whatever
Dibble Tiki
Dibble Tiki 2 muaj më parë
So glad I didn't preorder this. I kept seeing their Facebook ads all over my news feed every day for weeks, they almost got me.
ceerw buty
ceerw buty 2 muaj më parë
He’s really funny.
Harold Ållaberg
Harold Ållaberg 2 muaj më parë
glad i canceled my order of this ages ago
Vashtii 2 muaj më parë
I asked for my 100 dollar refund. They replied with something saying "just wait." And then when I replied with no, refund me please... they stopped replying lol.
Chrysovalantis Andriotis
Chrysovalantis Andriotis 9 ditë më parë
The filled for bankruptcy. I guess no-one is going to get back a refund :-(
Kirk Miller
Kirk Miller 11 ditë më parë
@Liam H I've heard Eve has hundreds of Spectrum refunds they're not processing from as far back as December 2020.
Liam H
Liam H 17 ditë më parë
I’m curious what the outcome was? I hope you got your money back
henhen7890 2 muaj më parë
3:30, is linus hating on DisplayPort? Is there something wrong with DisplayPort? I always thought it was superior to HDMI.
Tisser Monihen
Tisser Monihen 2 muaj më parë
My Gigabyte G32QC is pretty nice, 1440p at 165hz. HDR10 but average in brightness, 350 cd/m2. But it's good for gaming and great color reproduction.
geok1ng 2 muaj më parë
Zisworks has been selling 27" 4k panels that run 4k120hz, 1080p240hz, 720p360hz for many years. They have a kit for 39" VA panels with the same specs. Not forgetting they have Scan backlight with true blur reduction
Brantyn 2 muaj më parë
What is baffling to me is that neither company name or product are in much did that cost them?
Skatman 2 muaj më parë
They just pushed their release date back *AGAIN* ...
An Equal
An Equal 2 muaj më parë
I remember seeing their ads on Facebook since last year in January. They would originally promise it to be ready by q3 2020 lol I would get their ads literally every week because Facebook knew I was clicking on the ad and reading the comments. It always came off as too good to be true.
nick 007
nick 007 2 muaj më parë
LG paid this dude 2 million dollars YES US DOLLARS to do 2021 CES PROMO...lucky gay
BLI Beats
BLI Beats 2 muaj më parë
imma start a kickstarter for an adblock that works on LTT videos
Niko 2 muaj më parë
I was tempted many times to pre-order this monitor. Extremely glad I didn't now.
Drax 2 ditë më parë
Same bro same holy shit
ThunderingRoar 4 ditë më parë
why would you ever want to preorder? whats the benefit?
Chrysovalantis Andriotis
Chrysovalantis Andriotis 9 ditë më parë
@Peterthecoll Yeah a prototype that should be shipping Feb 2021
KnockDownMe mann
KnockDownMe mann 10 ditë më parë
@Peterthecoll it’s a prototype that they claim is close to the final product. 😅
budbud1111 26 ditë më parë
Same I’m gunna grab a g7 instead
Every other monitor is DEAD to me - LG CX OLED 48"
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