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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  • and to think I almost pre ordered one of these a month ago before someone warned me of their previous problems.

    chrcolukchrcolukDegi Síðan síðan
  • “WE’RE GOING TO DISRUPT THE INDUSTRY” “(Hey LG can we haz panels)” Scamstarter just be scamming every day.

    doire aintudoire aintu2 dögum síðan
  • @linus tech tips video suggestion: review full comparison of the XIAOMI MI CURVED 32 UW with g7 g9 etc

    FollowCondexFollowCondex3 dögum síðan
  • Send a terrible "pre production" unit to a youtuber to review.... Great idea!

    Drazen GravesDrazen Graves3 dögum síðan
    • linus end comment says it all I think, they must be desperate for more funds so sent it out for the publicity.

      chrcolukchrcolukDegi Síðan síðan
  • So a terrible screen,got it

    Drazen GravesDrazen Graves3 dögum síðan
  • I’ve heard that line before “Lets talk about that”

    wnnalis cioovwnnalis cioov3 dögum síðan
    • “WE’RE GOING TO DISRUPT THE INDUSTRY” “(Hey LG can we haz panels)” Scamstarter just be scamming every day.

      doire aintudoire aintu2 dögum síðan
  • I’ve been burned twice by Kickstarter. It’s usually three strikes you’re out but I’m completely happy stopping at two.

    C WC W4 dögum síðan
  • I like how he said January and they corrected it to January

    GNU-IshGNU-Ish4 dögum síðan
    • imma start a kickstarter for an adblock that works on LTT videos

      wnnalis cioovwnnalis cioov3 dögum síðan
  • Why not just buy an LG???

    spacegangstaspacegangsta4 dögum 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.

    PacPac4 dögum síðan
  • So they badly repackaged an LG.

    Jayson CowanJayson Cowan5 dögum síðan
  • You'd think ill learn from hype. Pre-ordered cyber punk and eve fml.

    Triplicity DamysteryTriplicity Damystery5 dögum 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

    SonarWavePulseSonarWavePulse5 dögum 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 Tiki5 dögum síðan
    • He’s really funny.

      ceerw butyceerw buty5 dögum síðan
  • glad i canceled my order of this ages ago

    Harold ÅllabergHarold Ållaberg5 dögum 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.

    VashtiiVashtii5 dögum síðan
  • 3:30, is linus hating on DisplayPort? Is there something wrong with DisplayPort? I always thought it was superior to HDMI.

    henhen7890henhen78905 dögum 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 Monihen5 dögum 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

    geok1nggeok1ng5 dögum síðan
  • What is baffling to me is that neither company name or product are in much did that cost them?

    BrantynBrantyn5 dögum síðan
  • They just pushed their release date back *AGAIN* ...

    SkatmanSkatman6 dögum 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 Equal6 dögum síðan
  • LG paid this dude 2 million dollars YES US DOLLARS to do 2021 CES PROMO...lucky gay

    nick 007nick 0076 dögum síðan
  • imma start a kickstarter for an adblock that works on LTT videos

    BLI BeatsBLI Beats6 dögum síðan
  • I was tempted many times to pre-order this monitor. Extremely glad I didn't now.

    NikoNiko6 dögum síðan
  • I was on the edge of pre ordering this. I'm so glad I didn't! 😒

    Farhan LabibFarhan Labib6 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”

      MachuManOfLegendsMachuManOfLegends5 dögum síðan
  • motorbike 🛵owners i seen problems with Kickstarters

    Mark ArnottMark Arnott6 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 Indurkar6 dögum síðan
  • Almost all kickstarters seem scammy.

    Tarun PratapTarun Pratap6 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 Betcha6 dögum síðan
  • It ships February 26th btw

    JrInfinityGamingJrInfinityGaming6 dögum síðan
    • Delayed to April now. Hopefully they work out all the kinks by release

      KingLosKingLos19 klukkustundum síðan
  • 3:21 what was that noise

    Ray14Ray147 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

    KillaCam4shoKillaCam4sho7 dögum síðan
    • Just went from on my wish list to off my wish list lmao.

      soiung toiuesoiung toiue6 dögum síðan
  • I really dislike monitors with external powersupplies. That wobbly foot = YIKES.

    ShamblerDKShamblerDK7 dögum síðan
  • Cyberpunk, Eve - excellent examples why you should not believe Marketing BS and you should NEVER preorder!

    Alexander PopovAlexander Popov7 dögum síðan
  • I seriously wish I was as smart as you lol

    EnglewoodplaysgamesEnglewoodplaysgames7 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.

    glenfoxhglenfoxh7 dögum síðan
  • No way I’m buying this

    Andreas NielsenAndreas Nielsen7 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.

    RezwanRezwan8 dögum síðan
  • Angus from makers muse always says : kickstarter is not a store.

    Victor HugoVictor Hugo8 dögum síðan
  • I’ve heard that line before “Lets talk about that”

    FredFred8 dögum síðan
  • Linus is looking so cute these days. Monitor seems garbage but I enjoyed watching haha.

    Torraine FuturumTorraine Futurum8 dögum síðan
    • Yup, it IS close to final performance. It's just gonna be garbage. Shame, as I like the design.

      bowen voowybowen voowy8 dögum síðan
  • Moral of the story as seen by this Monitor and The wallpaper game. Never pre order ANYTHING

    Perpetuousdreamer92Perpetuousdreamer929 dögum síðan
  • And now it’s delayed until April 30th...

    Ezequiel YoungEzequiel Young9 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.

    galkanftwgalkanftw9 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 Blasingame9 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 Odom9 dögum síðan
    • He already has two kids

      Frubeling _Frubeling _8 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.9 dögum síðan
  • Just went from on my wish list to off my wish list lmao.

    Aran SinghAran Singh9 dögum síðan
    • Display Port ROCKS its the best connector ever

      CassieCassie9 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.

    undead9786undead97869 dögum síðan
  • Yeah didn't feel good about ordering this monitor.

    e1337e133710 dögum síðan
  • What a piece of crap

    TerribleFireTerribleFire10 dögum síðan
  • Glad I spent 100$ more on the 27GN950 instead of this

    Noe KorthNoe Korth10 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.'

    fl4nkfl4nk10 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 Chiptune10 dögum síðan
  • I wonder whether it was intentional not to make a segue as metaphor to the future of this start-up...

    MrMurmandramasMrMurmandramas10 dögum síðan
  • Hollow knight

    UziTubeUziTube10 dögum síðan
  • Yup, it IS close to final performance. It's just gonna be garbage. Shame, as I like the design.

    Mateusz WojtkiewiczMateusz Wojtkiewicz10 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

    djweesssdjweesss11 dögum síðan
    • IDubbbzTV Kickstarter Crap: The critically acclaimed original. LTT Kickstarter crap: The underrated reboot

      opzz xsinopzz xsin10 dögum síðan
  • if 144hz isnt enough for you and you dont make money playing games you should get a life

    Matthew ThegreatMatthew Thegreat11 dögum síðan
  • "Metal, as the kids like to say"

    Resolute CubResolute Cub11 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 Guy11 dögum síðan
  • Garbage

    NathanNathan11 dögum síðan
  • 22 gb = 45 $ What's this joke ? more than 2 $ per gigabyte ?

    AdamAdam11 dögum síðan
  • Display Port ROCKS its the best connector ever

    AxonteerAxonteer11 dögum síðan
  • "Back in January..." Uploaded January 7

    Cameron WhitworthCameron Whitworth11 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 vescio11 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 Tom11 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.

    DannleChannelDannleChannel11 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 Tom11 dögum síðan
  • Remember kids, investing is gambling.

    Not AvailableNot Available11 dögum síðan
  • i’ve never heard someone say ‘unfortunately’ that many times in just 13 minutes.

    Harrison KingHarrison King11 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 Radhakrishnan11 dögum síðan
  • i'll stick with known brands instead...

    GatewavGatewav11 dögum síðan
  • I wanted to pre-order the 4k monitor, but luckily my card blocked it.

    DunamisDunamis11 dögum síðan
  • I like how at 4:02 he just points and the pop up appears

    Just Some RyukoJust Some Ryuko11 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 Centers12 dögum síðan
  • Eve is a total scam

    Vladsnipe11Vladsnipe1112 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.

    GizmojoGizmojo12 dögum síðan
  • I wanted to get 1440/144, I got Gigabyte instead, I'm happy with that

    Dom V.Dom V.12 dögum síðan
  • Still got that segue pep!

    Sp3EdStRSp3EdStR12 dögum síðan
  • that stand looks like a modified dell monitor stand LOL

    arranmc182arranmc18212 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

    JovanJovan12 dögum síðan
  • I wonder what will happen with LTT when Linus quits. I'm probably going to stop watching.

    SidSid12 dögum síðan
  • Yikes. Absolute garbage.

    CottonFlyCottonFly12 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 G12 dögum síðan
  • If you play cyberpunk on it bugs will cancel each other eventually

    Gutorov MikeGutorov Mike12 dögum síðan
  • the atari VCS was finally shipped to some people (even know it doesn't seem remotely worth it)

    REDspike226REDspike22612 dögum síðan
  • 3:20

    Craig TurnerCraig Turner12 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.

    CykoruKunCykoruKun12 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.

    MrRawalexMrRawalex12 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 aeei12 dögum síðan
  • why are you wearing a hat inside ?

    Randy VerschuerenRandy Verschueren12 dögum síðan
  • Woah... I was actually interested in the 4k 144hz Spectrum... good thing I watched this video, what a massive BUMMER :'D

    DanteGEDanteGE12 dögum síðan
  • idc about the monitor but which keyboard is he using? 8:07

    Sri HazareSri Hazare12 dögum síðan
  • 873 friends of the product creator xD

    Danny LDanny L12 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 aeei12 dögum síðan
  • "Its 240hz" My Blades Screen is 240hz.....

    Cyber LoccCyber Locc12 dögum síðan
  • Why isn't scalping illegal already. It'd be a great way to generate revenue by reselling their scalped things for msrp

    XlaxsauceXlaxsauce12 dögum síðan
  • And here i am watching this on my AOC24g2!😂

    James4555James455512 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 Kudryashov12 dögum síðan
  • Oh, I know this one...they stink!

    Doom SlayerDoom Slayer12 dögum síðan