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sure, a $9000 polish unit with questionable distribution in the states, everyone is running out to do the comparison
These amps sold in December, sorry.
Hi,   1. Are you familiar with SACD? DSD? Yes 2. Do you own any SACDs? Yes 200+ 3. If so, what percentage of your collection is SACD vs CD or files? < 4% 4. Is SACD/DSD decoding an important consideration when you're looking for a DAC? Important? No (Since I have 2 high quality SACD players). Would I like it?  sure. 5. If you owned a DAC that could be upgraded to playing SACD/DSD, what would you pay for the upgrade? As high as + 30% maybe 40%   It...
I just finished the week from Hell. I moved, dropped an LCD TV on to my foot, spent two days in the Hospital with a G.I. Bleed. Too much fun for words.   I'm sorry to report a scheduling conflict. The NY meet is the same weekend as the Newport Audio Show. I must attend the Newport Audio Show, so I won't be able to make it to Long Island.   I will be in Newport with at least 10 high end headphones.   Have a great Meet.   Ethan Yikes  
I'll jump right on that 
Bump - To hopefully get some additional votes.
I ordered the upgrade to Mk II status today. Probably won't see the upgrade kit till late January, but I can rest easy, it's done.
The Loaners would be covered under the regular Manufacturers Warranty, so normal failures would not be an issue. However if the Loaners were say dropped in the toilet the borrower would then be the proud owner of a set of water logged headphones.   Reasonable care is expected, so wearing them in the rain would not be appropriate.   If the Voice Coils were found to be Fused (Which pretty much only happens by abuse) if would depend on how the manufacturer handled...
Currawong, Exactly.   Still hoping for a higher number of Poll Voters, so this is a bump.
So you're saying that people who basically steal the loaner (i.e. Not return them) should not be charged  for the stolen headphones, and a non-refundable 5% deposit (It becomes credit which can be applied to any purchase) that if borrowing two sets of $1500 headphones would be $150 deposit (ultimately being a store credit) is too much money for someone shopping for a $1500 set of headphones, once again I'm confused   If this Loaner Program comes to pass, it would be...
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