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Keefer
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May 25, 2017
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ITS 178.99 on ALIEXPRESS
May 25, 2017
Elzizo
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May 25, 2017
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Not sure where you are seeing this on AliExpress. My search of the site for this item was unsuccessful. If you could provide the link you are referring to I would appreciate it.
-The Zizo
May 25, 2017
Keefer
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May 25, 2017
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May 25, 2017
Keefer
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May 25, 2017
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I sent you link, looks like you found it. I purchased one from NewEgg (199 /Free Shipping/30 day return policy) I was not familiar with AliExpress.
May 25, 2017
Zorker
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May 25, 2017
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If I searched for "DarkVoice" or "Dark Voice", it didn't come up. But when I searched for "336SE", there it was.
May 25, 2017
Zorker
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May 25, 2017
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Beware. If you have never purchased on AliExpress, they require a photo of your driver's license or passport, a photo of your credit card and a copy of your "statement". I don't know if that's a bank statement or a credit card statement. I opted to NOT send them all of that.
May 25, 2017
Zorker
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May 25, 2017
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I chatted with a tech on AliExpress and he/she suggested I use a different card or a different browser. Since I didn't want to enter a 2nd card's info into their web site, I used the same card and a different browser (Chrome, this time). This time it accepted it without my having to upload any (more) personal data. So ... I'll update this when the unit arrives. $176 w/ free shipping.
May 25, 2017
Keefer
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May 25, 2017
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I purchased from NewEgg this morning. The actual Chinese manufacturer (Shenzheaudio) is selling there as well as Amazon but NewEgg is running a flash sale until Sunday. I paid 199 plus free shipping and 30 day return policy. No one else has those terms today. Use PayPal for double protection. Wanted a Woo WA2, but it's 1190. Will try 336se and see or hear how it pairs with the new Beyerdynamic DT1990 pro. These cans are great btw feeding a Beyerdynamic A20 amp with Astell Kern ak100ii. Good luck
May 25, 2017
Keefer
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May 25, 2017
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DL, passport, different card and different browser? Huh. Weird. Let me know how it works for you. I'd never heard of them until today. I was told today, (NewEgg) 8-15 day ship from China. 199 + free ship + 30 day return. We'll see. MD wants 13.00 ship no return policy. Hmmmm
May 25, 2017
Zorker
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May 25, 2017
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Just got an email from AliExpress. They cancelled my order (after accepting it) saying I can reinstate it by sending a copy of my driver's license, credit card and bank statement. Ain't happening ... So, AliExpress makes it pretty hard to buy from them.
May 25, 2017
Zorker
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May 25, 2017
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How'd you get the flash sale? Newegg shows me a price of $289.
May 25, 2017
Keefer
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May 25, 2017
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That's bs! NewEgg Zork and be done with it.
May 25, 2017
Keefer
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May 25, 2017
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So, type in Google, DarkVoice 336 price. You'll see NewEgg 199. Click that. Register as GUEST. Do not make an account with NewEgg. Price will show 289 on NewEgg if you do. The manufacturer Shenzhenaudio is selling their 336se as a 2nd party THROUGH NewEgg. Same as they do on Amazon. It's 309.99 on Amazon. Great buy at 199. Let me know if it works for you
May 25, 2017
Zorker
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May 25, 2017
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I found a link on NewEgg for their short-term flash sales. Followed it, found a search box and used it. Bought it at $199. Thanks for the tip, Keefer!!
May 25, 2017
Keefer
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May 25, 2017
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You got it, Zork man! Just got good info from Gadgetman on upgrading the tubes. In recent discussion post. What cans and sources are you going to be using? Should be fun!
May 25, 2017
Zorker
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May 26, 2017
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At the moment, I'm playing vinyl on a Pioneer PL-71 turntable. It was Pioneer's top-of-the-line during the late 70s, back when Pioneer made some pretty fine consumer-grade equipment. Picked it up about 15 years ago at a 2nd hand shop for $10!! Got a Sumiko headshell and a Grado Red cartridge on it. It's an OK combination. Actually the TT is probably worthy of a better cartridge, but it sounds good as-is. Going from there into a phono preamp, the Bellari VP 130. I've plugged some HIFIMan 300s (bought recently on Massdrop) into the Bellari. Overall, I'm pretty happy with the sound. But ... I ordered some BeyerDynamic DT 990 600 ohm headphones. I haven't received them, yet. When I get them and the DarkVoice amp, I'll put the Bellari output into the DarkVoice and BeyerDynamics. I'm thinking it's going to be eargasmic. I'll let you know. How about you?
May 26, 2017
Keefer
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Jun 2, 2017
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I got my DarkVoice today! Super fast ship from China. US Customs got into shipment. I've got dings and a deep scratch on unit. It had an initial hum/static noises. Seem to have gone away. Initial impression with stock tubes after 3 hours is good. Looking for improvement over time....
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Jun 2, 2017
Zorker
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Jun 2, 2017
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Customs probably was concerned about the weight. I wonder if they scratched it. Can you repair (or at leas hide the marks? Mine should be here next week. I'll post my impressions.
Jun 2, 2017
Keefer
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Jun 2, 2017
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Feel free to email me at keeferdog@hotmail.com I talked to Mike at Tube Depot today. Next stop some NOS tubes!
Talk to you soon
Jun 2, 2017
Elzizo
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Jun 3, 2017
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I found an open box on Amazon last night while browsing late at night (gotta love newborn induced insomnia...) for $160 with free shipping. There have been a few that have popped up the last couple of days.
Link for folks to watch if interested:
https://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/B00CF9JON8/ref=mp_s_a_1_2?ie=UTF8&qid=1496499449&sr=8-2&pi=AC_SX236_SY340_FMwebp_QL65&keywords=dark+voice&dpPl=1&dpID=41KBssJg7hL&ref=plSrch
Jun 3, 2017
Babygang
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Jun 6, 2017
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You're just getting yours now from a previous drop or the most recent?
Jun 6, 2017
Keefer
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Jun 6, 2017
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No. Bought it from Shenzheaudio (China distributor) that is now selling the DV 336se on both NewEgg and Amazon. Shipped from China to the States in a week.
Jun 6, 2017
Zorker
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Jun 6, 2017
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And for free (shipping)! Received mine today. I opened it about 10:00pm and looked it over. There a couple of small scratches/mars on top of the unit above the power LED. They aren't terrible, but they're visible. It's plugged in and glowing nicely. I'm going to leave it on overnight and listen mpost my impressions
Jun 6, 2017
Keefer
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Jun 6, 2017
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Nice! Did you get my email? Keep me posted....,listening to mine now. Really liking it.
Jun 6, 2017
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