Originally Posted by Ordo Ab Chao
Canada Computers wouldn't sell a fake or counterfeit momentum especially not at their main lcation
. They are also an authorized dealer for Sennheiser Canada. There is two different box designs for the momentum's. In the photograph we see there it is for the Brown version. The black version has a completely different box design. Take a closer look at tbe box and you will see that the headphones have color. The fake momentum boxes just have the color in black and not a hint of green as depicted here.
A very large Japanese Electronics chain is having problems with Japanese brand Sony headphones because they are actually manufactured in China and supposedly assembled in Japan so...made in Japan. They had a customer service notice mentioning Pioneer, Senn,AKG, AT and Sony. The supply chain had been corrupted. I don't think Canada Computers would sell fakes knowingly but it's not as secure a system as you might think.
A Crime Org can do 1 of 2 things
1. Go into business copying a brand , be it a bag or set of headphones. Make them cheaper and try to sell it more expensive but less than originals attracting uneducated buyers ( a dime a dozen)
2.Go into business copying a brand , be it a bag or set of headphones. Intercept products at shipping docks (China) and steal the authentics and switch with imitations. Resell authentics to a bulk purchaser or the same vendor.
You make money on both ends in #2 and the Beats copies were so good at one point it was clear that the same factory was producing them without authorization. They actually were Beats but slight variations of color and boxing were picked up by otakus and spread across the net. Beats were faked ,they were also some with the same drivers and internals but labeling and cosmetics did them in.
China.... is a deal with the Devil and as Japan migrates contracts and workers over to China their product chain is being corrupted.
I live in Japan. Very quality driven over here. They are having to do more and more business with their neighbor because the middle class is too expensive to support and labor in China is infinitely cheaper for brands like Sony. China, a less quality driven neighbor that has lots of geo-political tensions with it's neighbor/ business partner.
Don't assume anything.
Edited by Hawaiibadboy - 2/16/14 at 7:48am