Results 1 to 11 of 11
  1. #1
    Forum Regular
    Join Date
    Feb 2002
    Posts
    127

    Why it is sold in US with 220 Volt ??

    Last edited by dvjorge; 03-19-2011 at 07:51 PM.

  2. #2
    Forum Regular blackraven's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2006
    Location
    St. Paul, Minnesota
    Posts
    4,789
    Did you see the $255 shipping cost fromny sound!
    Pass Labs X250 amp, BAT Vk-51se Preamp,
    Thorens TD-145 TT, Bellari phono preamp, Nagaoka MP-200 Cartridge
    Magnepan QR1.6 speakers
    Van Alstine Ultra Plus Hybrid Tube DAC
    Martin Logan Original Dynamo Sub
    Parasound A21 amp
    Vintage Luxman T-110 tuner
    Magnepan MMG's, Grant Fidelity DAC-11, Class D CDA254 amp
    Monitor Audio S1 speakers, PSB B6 speakers
    Vintage Technic's Integrated amp
    Music Hall 25.2 CDP
    Adcom GFR 700 AVR
    Cables- Cardas, Silnote, BJC
    Velodyne CHT 8 sub

  3. #3
    Forum Regular
    Join Date
    Feb 2002
    Posts
    127
    Yes, but even with the shipping is a lot less than $ 2000.00. It weights around 50 pounds.
    I am thinking to run a 220 V line to a point in my house and get it or to convert it to 120 V.
    Jorge
    Last edited by dvjorge; 03-19-2011 at 08:10 PM.

  4. #4
    Forum Regular
    Join Date
    May 2009
    Location
    Home Of The Fighting Gamecocks
    Posts
    1,860
    NY Sound is not a US based company.

  5. #5
    Forum Regular
    Join Date
    Feb 2002
    Posts
    127

  6. #6
    Super Moderator Site Moderator JohnMichael's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2005
    Location
    Central Ohio
    Posts
    6,244
    http://www.nysound.com/exec/servlet/...n=gotowarranty

    You do not have the manufacturers warranty. You will have to supply the correct voltage to the electronics. If it will not work properly due to voltage differences it is no bargain to me.
    JohnMichael
    Vinyl Rega Planar 2, Incognito rewire, Deepgroove subplatter, ceramic bearing, Michell Technoweight, Rega 24V motor, TTPSU, Funk Firm Achroplat platter, Michael Lim top and bottom braces, 2 Rega feet and one RDC cone, Ortofon OM20, Moon 110LP/PSU
    Digital
    Sony SCD-XA5400ES SACD/cd, Marantz SA 8001
    Int. Amp Krell S-300i
    Speakers
    Focal 806V/Focal 800 stands
    Cables
    AQ Rocket 33's, Diamondback XLR's & IC's

  7. #7
    Forum Regular
    Join Date
    Feb 2002
    Posts
    127
    Voltage difference ?? What do you mean??
    This unit is 220 V and must work with it at least you convert it to 120 V.
    The question is why we have to pay $2000 for the same unit with a different name and 120 V.
    Jorge

  8. #8
    Super Moderator Site Moderator JohnMichael's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2005
    Location
    Central Ohio
    Posts
    6,244
    Quote Originally Posted by dvjorge
    Voltage difference ?? What do you mean??
    This unit is 220 V and must work with it at least you convert it to 120 V.
    The question is why we have to pay $2000 for the same unit with a different name and 120 V.
    Jorge


    The unit would have the proper transformer. It would have a warranty from the distributor who would probably have parts in stock if something was wrong. I always try to buy something through normal distribution channels and not the grey market. I certainly shop for price but I like a warranty longer than the 90 days offered by NY Sound. If the unit is for an area of the world that uses 220 V is the plug for US outlets.
    JohnMichael
    Vinyl Rega Planar 2, Incognito rewire, Deepgroove subplatter, ceramic bearing, Michell Technoweight, Rega 24V motor, TTPSU, Funk Firm Achroplat platter, Michael Lim top and bottom braces, 2 Rega feet and one RDC cone, Ortofon OM20, Moon 110LP/PSU
    Digital
    Sony SCD-XA5400ES SACD/cd, Marantz SA 8001
    Int. Amp Krell S-300i
    Speakers
    Focal 806V/Focal 800 stands
    Cables
    AQ Rocket 33's, Diamondback XLR's & IC's

  9. #9
    Forum Regular
    Join Date
    Feb 2002
    Posts
    127
    Yes, the problem is I don't have too much money to spend and I want to get something that sound good. I have a friend that own a Vincent hybrid integrated and the sound is awesome. This unit is the same Vincent unit with another name. I may use it with an external converter 120 V to 220 V if the power consumption allows it or run a dedicated 220 V line for it.

  10. #10
    Ajani
    Guest
    The question you should ask is whether they will refund your shipping, if you have an issue with the unit...

    I don't live in the US and hence have paid hefty amounts for shipping gear over here... Both a DAC and Amp I bought, that were very good deals, don't work properly anymore (one never did)... Even though the manufacturer has a 5 year warranty and fairly good customer support, I'd still have to pay shipping both to and from the US for both items to get them fixed... So frankly I'm far more likely to buy new gear from somewhere else than get either of them fixed...

    So just keep in mind that if you pay the $255 shipping from NYSounds and have to return the unit to get it fixed or replaced, that might end up costing you an additional $510.

  11. #11
    Forum Regular
    Join Date
    May 2009
    Location
    Home Of The Fighting Gamecocks
    Posts
    1,860
    An individual who drop ships from China is not my idea of a US based company.

Thread Information

Users Browsing this Thread

There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 1 guests)

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  

Latest AudioReview Articles

Hot Deals

Latest News

AudioReview on Facebook