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Eli35
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Mar 13, 2018
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Any chance the 240v version is available again? They ran out so fast I couldn't get it on time. I've been refreshing the page few times per hour, no luck.
Mar 13, 2018
TextureMan
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Mar 13, 2018
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I know your feelings, there is to many people waiting for 240v model, I hope they made 240v model available again :-)
Mar 13, 2018
Eli35
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Mar 13, 2018
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It's been like 3-4 months since last drop and I missed it... #feelsbadman
Mar 13, 2018
mindhead1
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Mar 13, 2018
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Forgive my ignorance. Why such demand for the 240v version? Is it a country specific thing?
Mar 13, 2018
ericsowens
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Mar 13, 2018
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240v works just fine in the USA if you have a socket for it. I have 4 of them I installed my self. I like 240v because there is less load on your breakers and wires in your walls. I do not understand why the US had to go with weak and under delivering 120 volt system but whatever. Since this amplifier will draw such little current just go and buy a cheap converter from 240 down to 120 and your good to go.
Mar 13, 2018
Eli35
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Mar 13, 2018
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That cheap converter will add a ton of background noise and degrade the SQ noticeably, plus lower the resell value in Europe by a huge margin (nobody wants to deal with adaptors). For a close experience to the "standard 240v" I'd have to spend +$60 or more, which is almost the retail price for a new 240v on other webpages, and i'll still have to deal with the added circuit stress.
Mar 13, 2018
Eli35
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Mar 13, 2018
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Yes, basically it's a country specific thing (only US and a few other countries run 110v, the rest 220-240v, if I'm right).
Mar 13, 2018
ericsowens
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Mar 13, 2018
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Boy you guys do not know how to read. I have 4 as in quantity of 4 240v sockets in my home and I live in the USA. I Installed them. We have 120v but I have extra 240v sockets. Our homes are fed 240v utility and it splits into 120v circuits. So we can tap into the main 240v feed and use it directly.Yes you can get a cheap converter to use a EUROPEAN 240V appliance in the US if you do not have access to 240v socket. I never said anything about how clean or dirty it will be that is on you. Learn to freaking read everyone.
Mar 13, 2018
ericsowens
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Mar 13, 2018
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You are clueless to how electricity works. We have 240v main line power that splits into 120v for our wall sockets. We can install 240v sockets and use our 240v utility. How about doing a little research before sounding awfully inept.
Mar 13, 2018
TextureMan
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Mar 13, 2018
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I am gonna say, no more bulshiting in this topic. Piece for everyone, just make sure you are gonna buy right one for your country.
Mar 13, 2018
RayF
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Mar 14, 2018
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What if I tap into the 480v substation down the street? Will my soundstage be warmer?
Mar 14, 2018
ericsowens
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Mar 14, 2018
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You might get a little toasty tapping into that. There are non US products that do not come wired or equipped for 120v but you can use this equip in the US with a voltage converter. Whether or not it's dirty or clean is on your choice of converter. And I am not even going to entertain such an idiotic commentary such as yours with the warmness BS.
Mar 14, 2018
RayF
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WELL, I never!! Electricians are so rude these days! Relax, Thomas Alva, I'm just put'n you on ;- )
Mar 14, 2018
Eli35
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Mar 14, 2018
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1. Calm your tits, nobody attacked you, you're overreacting.
2. I'm an engineer, I think I know the basics of electricity, but I have no idea about US electrical installations. That's why I said "if I'm right" when I was talking about the country specific matter.
3. The "standard plug" on US is 110v, right? And yes, you can add two for 220v, or 4 for 440v, but that's not the standard.
4. I think I read your comment properly, and you said "just go and buy a cheap converter from 240 down to 120 and your good to go". That's not right, the purpose of this amp is delivering good sound, and as I said using a cheap converter will degrade sound quality noticeable, which is not what I'd say "good to go". Adding two 110v lines to get 220v is ok, because it doesn't alter the sound by any means, but using a converter is not.
5. This whole discussion is absurd, if there's a 240v and a 110v, nobody should even consider buying one that requires additional converters or non-standard plugs to work in your house (or office, or wherever you plug this thing). It's like buying a car in the UK: nobody would even consider getting a left hand drive car if planning to drive in the UK, even if they could convert it to a right hand drive, because there's already a right hand drive model available for the exact same price. If there's a proper working version for your country, get it, period.
Mar 14, 2018
ericsowens
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Mar 14, 2018
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There have been so many comments where people were so far off base it isnt funny. Such as hooking the thing to 480v will make it sound warmer... or some such nonsense. There are some really nice Euro made products that DO NOT come in anything but 240v and if we want to use them here in the US we need to convert or install in order to power them. That is all I was saying. Whatever... no big deal. I will not respond further to this thread.
Mar 14, 2018
RayF
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That was a joke you maroon, lighten the hell up!
Mar 14, 2018
Eli35
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Mar 14, 2018
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1. "so many comments" = one single comment?
2. The Darkvoice is available on both 110-120v and 220-240v, so this is not the case.
Answer nor not, but if you read this, I encourage you to don't overreact so easily next time, it feels bad and it's not good for the community.
Mar 14, 2018
TextureMan
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Mar 14, 2018
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We was talking about, how fast 240v version sold out...
Mar 14, 2018
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