The Problem with Kickstarters...

6 jan 2021
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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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  • Why not just buy an LG???

    spacegangstaspacegangsta17 klukkustundum síðan
  • 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.

    PacPac19 klukkustundum síðan
  • So they badly repackaged an LG.

    Jayson CowanJayson CowanDegi Síðan síðan
  • You'd think ill learn from hype. Pre-ordered cyber punk and eve fml.

    Triplicity DamysteryTriplicity DamysteryDegi Síðan síðan
  • 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

    SonarWavePulseSonarWavePulseDegi Síðan síðan
  • 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.

    Dibble TikiDibble TikiDegi Síðan síðan
    • He’s really funny.

      ceerw butyceerw butyDegi Síðan síðan
  • glad i canceled my order of this ages ago

    Harold ÅllabergHarold ÅllabergDegi Síðan síðan
  • 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.

    VashtiiVashtiiDegi Síðan síðan
  • 3:30, is linus hating on DisplayPort? Is there something wrong with DisplayPort? I always thought it was superior to HDMI.

    henhen7890henhen7890Degi Síðan síðan
  • 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.

    Tisser MonihenTisser MonihenDegi Síðan síðan
  • 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

    geok1nggeok1ngDegi Síðan síðan
  • What is baffling to me is that neither company name or product are in much did that cost them?

    BrantynBrantynDegi Síðan síðan
  • They just pushed their release date back *AGAIN* ...

    SkatmanSkatmanDegi Síðan síðan
  • 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.

    An EqualAn EqualDegi Síðan síðan
  • LG paid this dude 2 million dollars YES US DOLLARS to do 2021 CES PROMO...lucky gay

    nick 007nick 007Degi Síðan síðan
  • imma start a kickstarter for an adblock that works on LTT videos

    BLI BeatsBLI BeatsDegi Síðan síðan
  • I was tempted many times to pre-order this monitor. Extremely glad I didn't now.

    NikoNiko2 dögum síðan
  • I was on the edge of pre ordering this. I'm so glad I didn't! 😒

    Farhan LabibFarhan Labib2 dögum síðan
    • I dont understand the pre order mentality in the first place just to look back at it a few years later and say “meh”

      MachuManOfLegendsMachuManOfLegendsDegi Síðan síðan
  • motorbike 🛵owners i seen problems with Kickstarters

    Mark ArnottMark Arnott2 dögum síðan
  • Both acer and aorus have 1440p 240hz and the aorus fi27qx has 99% argb too so those are still better than the asus and ultrawide you mentioned.

    Onkar IndurkarOnkar Indurkar2 dögum síðan
  • Almost all kickstarters seem scammy.

    Tarun PratapTarun Pratap2 dögum síðan
  • Why would you not mention the Alienware AW2721D in the direct competitors for 1440 240 Hz? It's the only full gsync ultimate one, too

    Hugh BetchaHugh Betcha2 dögum síðan
  • It ships February 26th btw

    JrInfinityGamingJrInfinityGaming2 dögum síðan
  • 3:21 what was that noise

    Ray14Ray142 dögum síðan
  • What a complete and utter disaster/dumpster fire/ shit show. So glad I didn’t preorder this after the suspicious activity behind their last backed product. I know this is a preview but it isn’t looking good. I’ll just wait for the Asus PG32UQ

    KillaCam4shoKillaCam4sho3 dögum síðan
    • Just went from on my wish list to off my wish list lmao.

      soiung toiuesoiung toiue2 dögum síðan
  • I really dislike monitors with external powersupplies. That wobbly foot = YIKES.

    ShamblerDKShamblerDK3 dögum síðan
  • Cyberpunk, Eve - excellent examples why you should not believe Marketing BS and you should NEVER preorder!

    Alexander PopovAlexander Popov3 dögum síðan
  • I seriously wish I was as smart as you lol

    EnglewoodplaysgamesEnglewoodplaysgames3 dögum síðan
  • I have seen this issue with games also, such as those found on Paytreon and Steam too. I have gotten into supporting a few, and all of them years after are still in early development, with no real sign on being complete within my lifetime. Or the project got dropped, and is never going to be finished. Too many are just taking the money, without putting in the effort to earn it, in a far amount of time, after it was given. However there was two games I only thought bout supporting, but didn't, that actually got finished, for the most part. they are still having content added to them, but they finished games. That be, No Man's Sky. And Them's Fighting Herds. both of witch I now have, well after they both got finished. Currently, for this reason, I prefer to get a finished game, than an early WIP, that you never can tell is ever going to be made.

    glenfoxhglenfoxh3 dögum síðan
  • No way I’m buying this

    Andreas NielsenAndreas Nielsen3 dögum síðan
  • i lost $1268.98 on Eve V back in Dec 2017. They never sent the device, nor the refund. Now they are doing the same thing again. I hope people do some research on "Eve V / Eve Devices" before they donate their money.

    RezwanRezwan4 dögum síðan
  • Angus from makers muse always says : kickstarter is not a store.

    Victor HugoVictor Hugo4 dögum síðan
  • I’ve heard that line before “Lets talk about that”

    FredFred4 dögum síðan
  • Linus is looking so cute these days. Monitor seems garbage but I enjoyed watching haha.

    Torraine FuturumTorraine Futurum4 dögum síðan
    • Yup, it IS close to final performance. It's just gonna be garbage. Shame, as I like the design.

      bowen voowybowen voowy4 dögum síðan
  • Moral of the story as seen by this Monitor and The wallpaper game. Never pre order ANYTHING

    Perpetuousdreamer92Perpetuousdreamer924 dögum síðan
  • And now it’s delayed until April 30th...

    Ezequiel YoungEzequiel Young4 dögum síðan
  • There is an important point however.The others are already done and on sale.This kickstarter unit can be delayed until they get the parts at a lower cost.So we cannot judge any of this until they actually call their monitor a finished product and then compare the rest of the market at THAT TIME.

    galkanftwgalkanftw5 dögum síðan
  • I came very close about 6 months ago to do a pre-buy on the 240 one. Boy, am I glad I decided not to.

    Scott BlasingameScott Blasingame5 dögum síðan
  • I swear, when this dude has a son, he’s not gonna remember his first word, he’ll remember his first pc build

    Malachi OdomMalachi Odom5 dögum síðan
    • He already has two kids

      Frubeling _Frubeling _4 dögum síðan
  • I got my refund on the preorder for the 4k model months ago ...and I'm happy I did.

    lester p.lester p.5 dögum síðan
  • Just went from on my wish list to off my wish list lmao.

    Aran SinghAran Singh5 dögum síðan
    • Display Port ROCKS its the best connector ever

      CassieCassie5 dögum síðan
  • Never buy computer stuff on kickstarter or indiegogo. Computer stuff gets outdated as soon as you buy it. Unless you want something super niche stick to major brands.

    undead9786undead97865 dögum síðan
  • Yeah didn't feel good about ordering this monitor.

    e1337e13376 dögum síðan
  • What a piece of crap

    TerribleFireTerribleFire6 dögum síðan
  • Glad I spent 100$ more on the 27GN950 instead of this

    Noe KorthNoe Korth6 dögum síðan
  • It's more like 'Okay guys, we will never ever get this monitorr hing done as promised. Let's send garbage ones to Linus and let him roast it, so everybody cancels their order and we don't need to spend any more minute into this thing.'

    fl4nkfl4nk6 dögum síðan
  • I am happy with my Odyssey G7 and I never buy any computer accessories from any sketchy companies because I don't want them to explode by themselves.

    8 Bit Chiptune8 Bit Chiptune6 dögum síðan
  • I wonder whether it was intentional not to make a segue as metaphor to the future of this start-up...

    MrMurmandramasMrMurmandramas6 dögum síðan
  • Hollow knight

    UziTubeUziTube6 dögum síðan
  • Yup, it IS close to final performance. It's just gonna be garbage. Shame, as I like the design.

    Mateusz WojtkiewiczMateusz Wojtkiewicz6 dögum síðan
  • Damn I rooting for this to come to reality but I’m definitely having my doubts now - I was super excited to get this in February. SMH

    djweesssdjweesss6 dögum síðan
    • IDubbbzTV Kickstarter Crap: The critically acclaimed original. LTT Kickstarter crap: The underrated reboot

      opzz xsinopzz xsin6 dögum síðan
  • if 144hz isnt enough for you and you dont make money playing games you should get a life

    Matthew ThegreatMatthew Thegreat6 dögum síðan
  • "Metal, as the kids like to say"

    Resolute CubResolute Cub6 dögum síðan
  • Just got a Gigabyte M27Q on sale over the holidays for $330... 1440p, 170Hz, .5ms response time, IPS, built in KVM Pretty insane compared to what was available even just 1 year ago

    Frank GuyFrank Guy7 dögum síðan
  • Garbage

    NathanNathan7 dögum síðan
  • 22 gb = 45 $ What's this joke ? more than 2 $ per gigabyte ?

    AdamAdam7 dögum síðan
  • Display Port ROCKS its the best connector ever

    AxonteerAxonteer7 dögum síðan
  • "Back in January..." Uploaded January 7

    Cameron WhitworthCameron Whitworth7 dögum síðan
  • Why would you want to back a shady kickstarter for a piece of tech when giant multibillionaries brand specialized in doing the same thing did not achieve the same thing in the same frame time?

    saverio vesciosaverio vescio7 dögum síðan
  • Eve is just the classic case of "Why is nobody doing this? Can't be that difficult" just to find out that, yeah, it isn't that easy and they're not up to the task. What a surprise.

    Ptao TomPtao Tom7 dögum síðan
  • If EVE can't manufacture their own panels to make this product happen at this price point and needs to source panels from LG (yes, I know many companies source panels from LG and Samsung, but most of them aren't trying to compete directly with them in the same segments either), it should be obvious that it's not that LG, Samsung, et al. aren't bothering to try to develop a comparable product, which seems to be the only thing that EVE could possibly be banking on to make their product worthwhile. That, or EVE has some innovative proprietary technology that allows them to manufacture monitors much less expensively which the others don't have access to, and that clearly isn't the case either. It's clear that the technology behind the manufacturing of these displays isn't sufficiently developed to sustain this product at this price point - the cost to manufacture displays with these capabilities is just too high no matter who you are - and EVE is therefore even less equipped to bring this product to market than any manufacturer which is more vertically integrated. They're louder and market themselves to seem cooler than LG, but they're stuck working more on LG's timeline than their own. We'll probably see LG and a few others bring a comparable product to market well before EVE launches theirs, or possibly around a similar time, at a comparable price, and with much less fanfare. Because for those other companies, this is simply what they do, and this is a logical iterative upgrade as technology marches on - and it's THEIR innovations driving the march, not EVE's. EVE shouldn't get credit for announcing that they'll DEFINITELY nail it! soon as LG's product which EVE relies on gets cheap enough to make improved products that LG would be launching anyway. And... well, it's a safe bet that on LG's version, at least most of the buttons will probably work, at least most of the time.

    DannleChannelDannleChannel7 dögum síðan
    • As a Canadian channel, would it not be good to have disclaimer for things like ting, such as Canadian viewers Cannot use ting

      Ptao TomPtao Tom7 dögum síðan
  • Remember kids, investing is gambling.

    Not AvailableNot Available7 dögum síðan
  • i’ve never heard someone say ‘unfortunately’ that many times in just 13 minutes.

    Harrison KingHarrison King7 dögum síðan
  • i have that same problem on my computer its not the monitor but i get lighting effects on my desktop and i duno how to desable it

    Ramkumar RadhakrishnanRamkumar Radhakrishnan7 dögum síðan
  • i'll stick with known brands instead...

    GatewavGatewav7 dögum síðan
  • I wanted to pre-order the 4k monitor, but luckily my card blocked it.

    DunamisDunamis7 dögum síðan
  • I like how at 4:02 he just points and the pop up appears

    Just Some RyukoJust Some Ryuko7 dögum síðan
  • Kickstarter = A way to give Communist China your "American Dream" ideas. It really is just a dream at this point to manufacture a new idea without someone else stepping in and just making the idea. It has to be something you can patent or something that is too much trouble for them to do at a scale they would want.

    Travis CentersTravis Centers7 dögum síðan
  • Eve is a total scam

    Vladsnipe11Vladsnipe117 dögum síðan
  • Eve said that this was shipping out in February after all those delays. Um, this is not looking good for anyone who paid money and fell into the marketing hype. I hope you guys can get your money back. Heard so many unsavory things about this company.

    GizmojoGizmojo7 dögum síðan
  • I wanted to get 1440/144, I got Gigabyte instead, I'm happy with that

    Dom V.Dom V.8 dögum síðan
  • Still got that segue pep!

    Sp3EdStRSp3EdStR8 dögum síðan
  • that stand looks like a modified dell monitor stand LOL

    arranmc182arranmc1828 dögum síðan
  • Hey linus, the ui on the monitor looks kindof similar to the monitors from Prism+ , a singaporean monitor brand. Would reccomend for a video idea as its really value for money

    JovanJovan8 dögum síðan
  • I wonder what will happen with LTT when Linus quits. I'm probably going to stop watching.

    SidSid8 dögum síðan
  • Yikes. Absolute garbage.

    CottonFlyCottonFly8 dögum síðan
  • As a Canadian channel, would it not be good to have disclaimer for things like ting, such as Canadian viewers Cannot use ting

    C GC G8 dögum síðan
  • If you play cyberpunk on it bugs will cancel each other eventually

    Gutorov MikeGutorov Mike8 dögum síðan
  • the atari VCS was finally shipped to some people (even know it doesn't seem remotely worth it)

    REDspike226REDspike2268 dögum síðan
  • 3:20

    Craig TurnerCraig Turner8 dögum síðan
  • The thing is, EVE does not make screens, they don't manufacture them. They buy them. And you know how this product was concieved? They found out that some factory in China started producing panels for LG or someone and as it is in China you can sign a contract and buy them as well. Sure you can tweak software, make your own industrial design and such. But the thing that makes this screen a screen - the screen - stays the same. So in other words - the moment they announced this monitor, LG already was manufacturing panels for their own product that they didn't yet advertise. So the only advantage of Eve was that they announced the product before it was ready.

    CykoruKunCykoruKun8 dögum síðan
  • One life less learned long ago: Software and hardware are both actually vapor ware until delivered in a retail form. Second lesson is that technology is always moving, and today's promise is tomorrow's quaint idea from the past. Monitors are particularly a problem, because most companies don't make their own panels. So they are limited to what is out there, and cannot do any better. So at best, they will have a product that will have comparable specs to a more mainstream company's top model. High end, cutting edge stuff is just not part of the game.

    MrRawalexMrRawalex8 dögum síðan
  • Eve: "great idea! lets send a review model to linus! im sure itll go over well.." Also Eve: On Fire "everythings fine."

    sotuur aeeisotuur aeei8 dögum síðan
  • why are you wearing a hat inside ?

    Randy VerschuerenRandy Verschueren8 dögum síðan
  • Woah... I was actually interested in the 4k 144hz Spectrum... good thing I watched this video, what a massive BUMMER :'D

    DanteGEDanteGE8 dögum síðan
  • idc about the monitor but which keyboard is he using? 8:07

    Sri HazareSri Hazare8 dögum síðan
  • 873 friends of the product creator xD

    Danny LDanny L8 dögum síðan
    • Contrast - two things you especially need if you want to game in HDR. Here's hoping we get more VA panels this year.

      sotuur aeeisotuur aeei8 dögum síðan
  • "Its 240hz" My Blades Screen is 240hz.....

    Cyber LoccCyber Locc8 dögum síðan
  • Why isn't scalping illegal already. It'd be a great way to generate revenue by reselling their scalped things for msrp

    XlaxsauceXlaxsauce8 dögum síðan
  • And here i am watching this on my AOC24g2!😂

    James4555James45558 dögum síðan
  • I've noticed a 3DConnexion space mouse startup menu, do you guys use it in your work? or maybe there will be an episode with it?

    Dmitry KudryashovDmitry Kudryashov8 dögum síðan
  • Oh, I know this one...they stink!

    Doom SlayerDoom Slayer8 dögum síðan
  • PepeLa

    mahoulo612mahoulo6128 dögum síðan
  • Eve is just the classic case of "Why is nobody doing this? Can't be that difficult" just to find out that, yeah, it isn't that easy and they're not up to the task. What a surprise.

    soniyu ziuysoniyu ziuy8 dögum síðan
  • This might be a kinder video then it deserves. Still, I'm holding onto my march 2020 preorder and hoping for the best because I really don't feel like spending 1k on a monitor when I could spend 500 more and get a fucking 55" CX

    post-buttwavepost-buttwave8 dögum síðan
    • Does this mean Indiegogo is worse? May they be all trustworthy and deliver what they promise, always. God bless, Rev. 21:4

      soniyu ziuysoniyu ziuy8 dögum síðan
  • I preordered the 240hz one. .. i am concerned

    Draco FlameDraco Flame8 dögum síðan
    • @Draco Flame You can google their past with the surface pro competitor, they completed less than 5% of orders and left the rest with no refunds It's not worth the headache of getting an Eve just to save like 150-200, just get one from an established brand if you're really not convinced, go to the r/evev subreddit and see what people there are saying

      Mickey UMickey U7 dögum síðan
    • @Mickey U I believe they will deliver a monitor at this point (maybe not to all) but I'm worried that even IF i get a monitor it will have problems and i will be left without warranty support

      Draco FlameDraco Flame7 dögum síðan
    • @Mickey U i was thinking of the acer 275 hz 1440p ips one

      Draco FlameDraco Flame7 dögum síðan
    • if its been less than a year then I would just get a chargeback from your bank. They will not refund it when asked You also won't be getting a monitor, but that's probably pretty clear by now seeing all the comments. So ya plz get your money back and just get a G7

      Mickey UMickey U7 dögum síðan
  • I really, really like the design of that monitor, as well as the menu. If it was only 5:4 instead of widescreen, I might actually want to buy it! It doesn't seem to have too many logos or annoying proprietary software nonsense, and that is what I look for out of computer hardware.

    happysmash27happysmash278 dögum síðan
  • Who calibrates colour accuracy? A tetrachromat?

    scbtripwirescbtripwire8 dögum síðan
  • I saw ads for these monitors on FB multiple times and always felt something was off..

    RiconnectRiconnect8 dögum síðan
  • you had balls plugging up a laptop to that lmao.

    Redz RequiemRedz Requiem8 dögum síðan