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Will
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Update (June 28, 5:50 pm)
More good news: We’ve been working with Sennheiser today to increase the drop limit and drop length to give more community members a chance to participate.
We’re increasing the drop limit to 11,500 units. Additionally, we’re going to be extending the drop to end on June 30 at 9 p.m. PT. With all these updates, I want to clarify that there will be no change in the ship time for the drop. Enjoy!
------------------------ Hey all, I have a big announcement to make, and let me say congratulations to the community right off the bat, because this wouldn't be possible without you. I feel like you know what’s coming next! :) We’re adding another drop point at 5,000 orders, at which point the drop will revert to match the pricing of the first drop back in November. This means that the drop will be $199.99 with free shipping to the US and $15 shipping per unit internationally. We’ll be sending an email update to members who have already joined the drop. All existing drop participants will be charged the new price of $199.99 and not $249.99. I know I’ve said in prior posts that there won’t be a price change, so I owe everyone the story of what we’ve been working on behind the scenes. From the start of the drop, the team here and I have been collecting the feedback from the community, seen through both the comments in the discussion and, more importantly, the performance of the drop. Not all feedback is vocal and the choice to participate (or not) in any drop provides crucial information both to us and to collaborators like Sennheiser. At the end of the first day, we collected all the performance metrics and community comments from the drop and sent them to Sennheiser. Since then, we’ve been on multiple calls with our partners at Sennheiser, who have been very gracious and are blown away by the passion of the community. To show their appreciation for the support, they’ve chosen to forgo their margin requirements on this product and will offer it at the original launch pricing once the drop reaches 5,000 units. Additionally, they’ve taken the feedback about limits per person into account and have agreed to increase it. Each member can now purchase up to three (3) HD 6XXs. This has been a true community effort! With all the celebrations for Massdrop’s 5-year anniversary taking place (and having been part of this community for such a long time), I can’t emphasize how much you all mean to us. A big thank you for making this happen and we’re all hoping for some fireworks.
* For convenience, I’ve copied the key details from our first post below.
List of countries that the drop will ship to: Argentina, Austria, Australia, Belgium, Bulgaria, Belarus, Canada, Switzerland, Chile, Colombia, Czech Republic, Germany, Denmark, Estonia, Spain, Finland, Faroe Islands, France, United Kingdom, Greece, Croatia, Hungary, Ireland, Iceland, Italy, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Latvia, Malta, Mauritius, New Caledonia, Netherlands, Norway, New Zealand, Peru, French Polynesia, Poland, Portugal, Reunion, Romania, Serbia, Sweden, Slovenia, Slovakia, Ukraine, United States, Uruguay, United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Cyprus, Israel, Kuwait, Kazakhstan, Lebanon, Saudi Arabia, and Turkey.
Serialization: All units of the HD 6XX that are produced are uniquely serialized. The first 5,000 were sold in the original launch and the serialization will continue for this drop. Edit: Clarification that the existing members of the drop will be charged $199.99 and not $249.99 Edit: Update to the post made above
Jun 28, 2017
Kawhi
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Jun 28, 2017
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Nice!!
Jun 28, 2017
masscheese
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Jun 28, 2017
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ayyyyyyyyyyy
niiiice. time to get shwifty in here!!
buy one for mom, dad, your gf/bf/bff. lets hit that 5K!!!
edit: just bought 2! thanks massdrop! time to silence the trolls ;)
Jun 28, 2017
elanzer
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THAT CURVEBALL.
I will be missing out on this as I already ordered my HD600's. Maybe in the future, should they ever return, they can come back at the $199 mark again.
Jun 28, 2017
Dazhai
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Awesome! Sadly this is hardly good for a German music lover. Tax + wait time
Jun 28, 2017
LordBorg
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Kudos to you and Sennheiser for doing the right thing and listening to your customers! I'm back in! :)
Jun 28, 2017
Dannyru
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What about the shipment date have you been working on that too?
Jun 28, 2017
Will
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Yea, no changes on that side unfortunately. Things take a while to make.
Jun 28, 2017
jonathan_phang
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Even if the full allocation of 7500 isn't hit? Thanks for bringing in that other drop point. I'm getting for the UK so every little helps with those import taxes 😀
Jun 28, 2017
Nearfielding
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Apparently twice as long to make as the first 6xx run. Would have thought with more practice, production would get faster, not slower.
With that sort of lead time you could take 500 of us MassDroppees to Ireland - train us and build the entire run in a few weeks. But, then you have the problem of getting us out of Ireland and its pubs. So there's that.
Thanks, Will, for listening on the cost front . Still not thrilled with you taking my money for 6 months to do whatever with - probably involves Irish pubs - yes, I am jealous.
Jun 28, 2017
silverbot01
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Yes! :D
Update: YES YES! 5000 hit!
Jun 28, 2017
cpl1
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Wow, thanks for listening!
Jun 28, 2017
Jereth308
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Well, that's an instant buy from me. THANK YOU!!
Jun 28, 2017
c0ld
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Yessss thank you!!!!
Jun 28, 2017
Jereth308
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It was one or the other for me, the deal is good enough to purchase now. Have to give thanks to MD for listening and willing to pivot their direction.
Jun 28, 2017
PopZeus
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Thank you for doing this! I was interested in this drop initially but the extra cost and delay made me sorta unenthusiastic about the process. Reverting back to the original sale price is very much appreciated. Thanks again, and props to Sennheiser for showing gratitude to the MD community!
Jun 28, 2017
AlecB
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Very good! now you guys can work on that shipping date!
Jun 28, 2017
Will
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Ha, thanks for your post. I wish it was as simple as getting 500 more people at their facility in ireland, but the time comes from further up the supply chain. The assembly step only takes a couple weeks, it's the parts suppliers that cause the long lead times (remember how replacement cables took six months?)
For reference, the first run took as long to make, we just offered them to the community later in the process. This wait is the same as that wait, but now you know you're waiting vs blissful ignorance. It's six of one half a dozen of the other in objective terms, but that's not how it feels as a consumer.
Jun 28, 2017
Bzero007
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Great news! Big thanks, will place an order for a second now!
Jun 28, 2017
Naris
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Nice job Massdrop and Sennheiser for coming through for the community!
Jun 28, 2017
Sarangor
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So does everybody has to pay the international shipping or just those who joined after it hit the 5000 mark?
Jun 28, 2017
Trilobites
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Well then I'm getting a 2nd pair XD
Jun 28, 2017
masscheese
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From the launch page:
Note: At 5,000 orders, the HD 6XX will revert to match the pricing of the original launch and will be available for $199.99 with free shipping to the US and $15 shipping per unit internationally.
Jun 28, 2017
mrh4tch3t
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best news I have heard all day!!!
Jun 28, 2017
Sarangor
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thx, should have read more carefully
Jun 28, 2017
masscheese
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its okay we are all a bit excited!
Jun 28, 2017
aist
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I love MD for their courage to admit their mistakes and willingness to make community happy. To be honest, I was doubt whether to participate even with original price, because of import taxes and waiting period, but I couldn't resist when I saw such a gorgeous step towards community. I'm in!
Jun 28, 2017
LuisJ
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It’s funny I literally did the same! What price did you get for yours if you don’t mind me asking?
Jun 28, 2017
pydsigner
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Thank you so much for pulling this off for us!
Jun 28, 2017
Sarangor
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definetly :D
Jun 28, 2017
James-cooper
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So if sennheiser are the ones that have dropped the price (not taking anything away from massdrops Profits) then why is international shipping now at $15 when massdrop were going to ship them for free ?? Can someone please answer me this as it's either 1. Massdrop want to make some more money from international buyers which they wouldn't be making from the $250 or 2. Massdrop are lying about the sennheiser price increase in the first place and they just wanted to make some more money off it and now they have dropped it still want to recoup money from shipping? Either way it's ridiculous
Jun 28, 2017
moortadelo
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What would happen if I order and change address during that time? I travel quite a bit for work reasons and my location can vary between Spain, Canada and the US... Would I be able to change the shipping address?
Jun 28, 2017
rumblehotep
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I had resolved myself to the $250 pricepoint and was fine with it but wow, thanks!
Jun 28, 2017
octavecat
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there are probably 100 responses to this but md search isn't great. can you link me to an explanation of the difference between these and the 600s?
Jun 28, 2017
rumblehotep
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these are functionally equivalent to 650s so look for a comparison with those and 600s
Jun 28, 2017
Galgelo
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Hey Masssrop,
Where will the units be shipped from? I live in the Netherlands and this is important as import taxes are high (>20% for items over $40) and need taken into account as well.
Thanks in advance for your quick response!
Jun 28, 2017
westwest
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Thank you and sennheiser for listening to the community and drop the price to $199. I offically joined the drop.
Jun 28, 2017
priyadi
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absolutely no chance for shipping to Indonesia?
Jun 28, 2017
Galgelo
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Will the units be sent from Ireland? Shipping location is important for import tax.
Thanks!
Jun 28, 2017
elanzer
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Got them for 260 new off ebay
Jun 28, 2017
SiKPHTM
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Jun 28, 2017
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Finally, not one.. but TWO companies that listens to its customers. Respect Earned. Kudos!!
Jun 28, 2017
Will
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Nope, they'll be shipping to you from NJ, USA.
Jun 28, 2017
Xpfreak
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Ditto that!
Jun 28, 2017
Will
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As an alumni of the yogyakarta international school, I wish we could ship to Indonesia. Unfortunately it's impossible because of Sennheiser's distribution agreements.
Jun 28, 2017
kocs
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Cannot ship to SG
Jun 28, 2017
ode_to_Bacchus
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Thanks Massdrop! $50 buck reduction...in Canadian funny money that's an additional saving of C$65 :) I"m so happy.
Jun 28, 2017
muggles
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Awesome!! Thanks! Drop joined.
Jun 28, 2017
CMac019
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Guess I'm not backing out to pick up some Hifiman's on amazon now.
Jun 28, 2017
asdf1232
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thank you
Jun 28, 2017
cephan
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What an wonderful surprise! I was on the fence about canceling my order. I was okay with either a price increase or a half year wait, but not both.
Appreciate Massdrop and Sennheiser for listening to the community!
Jun 28, 2017
DylanFoster
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Speaking of cables... What is the expectation for the cable length on these this go around? And I never really heard much about what happened on the first run other than the size being smaller than advertised.
I'd love to hear from a credible source on this one since I was worried it would affect the chances of a second drop (luckily it did not)
Jun 28, 2017
joebrules
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I would like to thank everyone at the Massdrop team that made this price "drop" happen. I'm blown away and even happier than I was when I got in at the higher price. Keep up the great work.
Jun 28, 2017
moehoney
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Thanks for listening to the peoples!!!
Jun 28, 2017
znahum
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Thank you. Rejoined the drop with this announcement.
Jun 28, 2017
Samills
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The amount of $249.99 has already been debited my account by Paypal. Will my account be credited for $50.00? " Thanks to lots of feedback from the community, we’re able to offer the Massdrop x Sennheiser HD 6XX headphones—now in their second run—for their original price: $199.99 with free US shipping. You’ll automatically be charged the lower price when the drop ends. "
How will I "be charged the lower price when the drop ends" when may account has already been debited for $249.99? 06/28/17 PURCHASE PAYPAL *MASS XXXXXXXXXX CA CARDXXX $249.99
Jun 28, 2017
dormammu
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This is awesome news Will. A big thanks for all the effort you and the Massdrop team are putting into this drop and overall. We all appreciate it very much!!!
Jun 28, 2017
Panzer17
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If that's the case, why can't Massdrop charge money later in the process?
Make a note that our credit cards won't be charged for 4 months, so that the process lines up, and there will be less complaints. People are okay with waiting 2 months after being charged, and apparently that works for the "process" so why do you need money 4 months before that this time?
Jun 28, 2017
silverbot01
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I'm going to give them the benefit of the doubt in that they were able to get the price dropped. They don't make these headphones, Senn does. Made to order custom 650s on a large scale isn't cheap, even 250 is a low price for a new HD 650.
As far as shipping is concerned, everyone wins. Whether US getting free or international paying 15 it still ends well below 250. This announcement is a positive for everyone, everyone is saving money. Conspiracy theories do nothing but stir up drama about something they've been up front with us about from the beginning of the drop. They said 250, december shipping, and the only change has DROPPED its price considerably (whether or not you have to pay the 15 dollar shipping charge).
Jun 28, 2017
MonkeyChoi
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Hummmm...... when can this drop add Hong Kong to be ship-able?
Jun 28, 2017
sil3ntscr3am
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Can never make everyone happy unfortunately...
And if this is such a travesty, don't support it any further with your money. Make a stand!
Jun 28, 2017
silverbot01
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Paypal automatically cancels transactions that take too long to process, therefore massdrop is forced to charge Paypal sooner. This is a flaw of Paypal not Massdrop. Every Paypal transaction is a secure authorization made by you (you have to log in to make the payment), and Massdrop can't wait months because they can't login to your paypal for you.
As far as the price, yes, there will either be a refund/credit on paypal if it already debited, or will change to 199.99 (+ shipping if international) if still in authorization when it comes time to charge.
Jun 28, 2017
Zoolander1228
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Yes, thanks! I got in with my first purchase right before the price drop.
Jun 28, 2017
bigjim
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Haha. Couldn't sell them all at the attempted price of $249, eh? Good to see them back at the original, non-ripoff price! If you had begun with $199, you would likely have sold all 7500 units.
Jun 28, 2017
derhp
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Dude why are some people so hard to please, it was $250 with free shipping now it's $200 with $15 shipping. Can't you just be happy that your saving $35?
Jun 28, 2017
kxrider85
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THANK YOU!!!!!
Jun 28, 2017
SleepyK
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Jun 29, 2017
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Hi Will... Any chance on getting shipping to India?
Jun 29, 2017
James-cooper
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Wasn't complaining about the cost was complaining about the lie
Jun 29, 2017
Aintnosin
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Don't complain - how often does a company do the right thing - support them
Jun 29, 2017
SantiagoDraco
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You seriously want them to mass produce thousands of these on orders that could very well be rejected because people cancel their cards or stop the charges? /boggle
Jun 29, 2017
lshriver
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If I decide I don't want to wait any longer, say a month from now could I still cancel and get my money back? Because 200 is a lot of money to spend on something you're waiting 6 months for. I want them, but that's such a long wait. September 1 ship date would make me a 100% for sure buyer, anything later than that is kinda iffy. PLEASE work on a sooner date
Jun 29, 2017
Panzer17
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Why not? Apparently they do that in their "process" for all the other drops.
Jun 29, 2017
jedics
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"they’ve chosen to forgo their margin requirements' Translated for us average folk means "We thought you suckers would just bend over and pay an extra 25% but seeing not many people were opting in we will revert back to the reasonable price now."
And just make a handsome profit instead of a disgusting one!
Jun 29, 2017
James-cooper
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It's not a conspiracy, just want to know why the shipping charge now and not before? *not complaining about price of product, not complaining about shipping time*
Jun 29, 2017
NightFury
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Awesome! Best community-based website ever. :D You definitely made the day of thousands of people on the drop! $50 * 6600 (drop count so far) = $330,000 is what the post ended up saving.
Jun 29, 2017
ericwkw
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Is there any shipment forwarding service that you would recommend to ship this to Hong Kong?
Jun 29, 2017
wkc5657
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Still not shipping to singapore or malaysia??!!
Jun 29, 2017
blessing
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6 foot, mini jack
Jun 29, 2017
Will
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Yup, address changes are NBD, you'd contact support with the new address and you're good.
Jun 29, 2017
Drew928
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Edison Nj
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ahse0w
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Why wouldn't you ship to Singapore?
Jun 29, 2017
jakecrz
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Shipping time day still the same? :( Ok. I'll buy it anyway. :(
Jun 29, 2017
incrediboy
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I also would like an answer to this.
Jun 29, 2017
CMac019
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It shouldn't have charged you yet. They just do an authorization hold until the drop is complete. So when you are actually charged they will be able to adjust it to the new price.
Jun 29, 2017
gatormk
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I saw this yesterday and thought $250 was a great deal but I'd pass since I already spent a lot of money on headphones in the last 6 months. Then today I saw this and I couldn't hold off. I had to get one :D
Jun 29, 2017
Ka-eL
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Good news! But I still can't get it since it doesn't ship to Singapore... T.T...
PS: I know about 3rd party forwarder n have used it before, but it's such a hassle n more expenses needed... Can't you guys do something about it? Thx.
Jun 29, 2017
typeronin
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Good for you, Massdrop. Hope this runs smoothly. I imagine it can't be easy to ship 11500 pairs of headphones.
At $199, this is a truly great deal that shouldn't be missed (especially with no tax or shipping). Weird because for only $50 more, it seemed a bit meh.
Jun 29, 2017
messengers
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They are pretty similar to the HD600, they do not have the ~ 3-4 KHz spike that the HD600 do and extend slightly deeper in the bass. Unless you were switching them back and forth most people would probably not be able to tell the difference.
Jun 29, 2017
Panzer17
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6 month waiting time though. I got in on the drop, but I probably shouldn't have.
Jun 29, 2017
Harz
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Hi Will,can u arrange for us from asian country for freight forwarding service,wont mind to pay extra for it..Pretty please?Since its 5th year anniversary and all,should the whole world celebrate too? :)
Jun 29, 2017
david_abadia
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Will I want to know if those who Join in first place (before the 5.000) for International Shipping wil have the increase shipping cost? and for example in my country (Colombia) if you sent a Heaphones from the US whit Flybox, of $199.99 there will be no TAX!!, but for a $200 will be 20% in TAX + Shipping, so . I want to know if whit the shipping from Massdrop, there will be any extra TAX to Colombia at the new price?
Jun 29, 2017
xuan87
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Hi Will,
I think there is an issue with changing the shipping address from a US one to an international one. I can increase my quantity but I can't change the shipping address.
Jun 29, 2017
crispimitch
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I need to go work for them...
Jun 29, 2017
bsastor
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Wow!! That's a deal maker! Thank you for the extra effort to help the community. Sadly i still cannot afford it at the moment, especially being new to the audiophile community. Haven't got a DAC/Amp to push this beast. Dunno shit about what this great pair of cans can do. But i'll get there one day.
Jun 29, 2017
Civilizations
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Thanks for keeping community a part of Massdrop!
Jun 29, 2017
bizmark780
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But now you have to pay $15 shipping that was free shipping before....
Jun 29, 2017
typeronin
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I think that given the popularity of the drop and how chaotic it was last time, I'd imagine we'd see some delays.
But I think about it like this...I'm not in the hurry...and I've waited 6 months to see this deal pop up again so what's another 6? As I said, if it were $249 and a 6-month wait? Forget it. I can only endure one of these things #firstworldproblems.
Jun 29, 2017
typeronin
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C'mon...who cares? They didn't have to lower the price by $50 (...or $35 in your case) but they did. There's plenty to complain about with other drops but this one isn't one of them.
Jun 29, 2017
BOOLEAN
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They listened to the money.
Jun 29, 2017
Tanvir175
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Are you sure it doesn't say pending? I purchased on the 27th and it still says pending for me. Massdrop's email says I will be charged when the drop ends.
Jun 29, 2017
syamaz
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What's with the limited countries? Please consider including more countries.
Jun 29, 2017
Jaggi
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Clearly at the $250 price point there was enough profit margin in there that massdrop was willing to eat the extra cost of shipping internationally (possibly to help offset the bitter pill of the $50 price increase to international customers, many of whom will have to pay fees and taxes on top of the selling price).
Now that they've reverted to the original $200 price there is less profit margin available (and no bitter pill to compensate for) so they have also reverted to charging an international shipping fee to help cover the extra cost of shipping internationally.
If the 6xx come in a similar box to the regular 600/650 then $15 will be lucky to cover the additional cost of shipping internationally vs shipping within the US. It's a very reasonable shipping fee and it means that now US buyers aren't subsidizing the cost of shipping to buyers outside the US.
Jun 29, 2017
silverbot01
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Sorry I sent mixed signals. I wanted to sort of answer all the questions I saw in the responses of this pin here while focusing on answering yours.
Also wow, 11,500 limit and extended time. This is turning into a much better drop.
Jun 29, 2017
Kanhir
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Since the EU-bound products would be going from the EU to the US and back again (with hefty customs both ways), is there any way you guys can organise shipping for the EU contingent separately, without having them leave the EU? I don't know about the overhead for organisational costs, but I imagine this would at least save Sennheiser the EU to US import taxes for that batch, and would save us Europeans the needless import overhead, considering there are no customs within the EU.
Jun 29, 2017
Woot-Zee
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And that means that automatically will change the price for your goods? Maybe your price remains the same.. :)
Jun 29, 2017
Odinko
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Well I was rambling about the price and shipping....But since this change I just had to join...even though I just bought the HiFiMAN HE 400i, literary a few hours before the drop change announcement. :) Any how, I'll be able to hear/see the change between the 2 technologies now...Thanks Massdrop, for listening. ;)
Jun 29, 2017
Odinko
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You are joking right? I mean you have to be.... :/
Jun 29, 2017
Elsid
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It was an interesting question on the shipping fee.
Jun 29, 2017
bsastor
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agreement with local retailers....yadiyada
Jun 29, 2017
WoonKanKee
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No chance for Singapore as you mention of internationally !
Jun 29, 2017
Will
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That's just the authorization for $250, the original price you agreed to pay (and thus we had to ensure was available). When the drop closes and the transaction goes through, it will process for the lower amount.
Jun 29, 2017
A-Hao
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Why East-Asia countries are not included? Why???? Tell me WHY please.
Jun 29, 2017
jackharvey35
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you will be charged only when the drop ends
Jun 29, 2017
sil3ntscr3am
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Ask your local distributor for Sennheiser. I read it's because of local distributor agreements.
Jun 29, 2017
dadof4
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Will, thanks for the update & the effort from the MD team.
It seems like that the MD backend order system has not been updated with the option to select International shippment (+$15).
I can't amend the address of my drop from my US forwarder address to my local Singapore address.
Can you pls check & advise how do I make the amendment?
Jun 29, 2017
defaultname365
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Cannot ship to Malaysia. Bummer.
Jun 29, 2017
sil3ntscr3am
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This drop doesn't ship to SG. You need to send it to your freight forwarder's address for this drop. Then, your FF will ship it to you. Hope that helps.
Jun 29, 2017
dadof4
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Thanks. Just realised the "International" shippment meant those selected countries. Guess it boils down to agreements between Senn & local distributors.
Jun 29, 2017
sil3ntscr3am
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Yup. Especially since the HD650s are retailing for SGD699 per pair. *gasp*
Jun 29, 2017
jackharvey35
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Context: Joined when price was at 250
Woke up this morning and received an email from you guys, was kinda confused when I saw the title. i immediately thought I joined the wrong drop(was contemplating some other stuff as well). Rushed to my laptop and got a very pleasant surprise :)
Many thanks for your work to give us customers the best deal. This is a classic example of putting the customer first; i am telling you now, this HD6xx will definitely not be my first purchase from you guys!
With regards to the long waiting time, I am quite sure most people are not familiar with how Massdrop operates.It wasn't designed in the image of eBay or Amazon. The reason we are getting such competitive prices from MD is because of the fact that all of the our orders are gathered in bulk. This is basic economics, more order, more overall profit, lower price.
We are already enjoying an absolutely absurd discount of more than 50%, with free shipping for the folks in the states (I'm in the EU)..Of course you can say stuff the 6 months wait isnt worth it as you can prob purchase it on the spot on Amazon or what, Well my answer to you is then go and purchase it on Amazon. I am sick and tired of people blasting MD in their own forum..terribly toxic for the audio community.
And with regards to the us EU folks, the VAT and import tax is really a pain the arse but hey, even calculated with the highest rates in EU (say 20-21%), we are still paying a net of around 250-260 USD. And that is a huge ass discount as well! Of course the handling fees could be even lower if MD *cough* use USPS instead of *cough* DHL.
With all that being said, thank you Will and Team once again for this drop and I hope everyone in this drop can thoroughly enjoy this fantastic pair of cans!
Jun 29, 2017
sil3ntscr3am
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Finally, the voice of reason. Props to you buddy!
Jun 29, 2017
specializedj
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How much tax would one have to cover for delivery to Germany?
Jun 29, 2017
KenanL
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Well done. But just can't help wishing India was there in the list of countries.
Jun 29, 2017
Dr.Dino
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Just wanted to thank you guys for all the effort you have put in for this drop and the community, that must have been no easy feat and we really do appreciate it!
Jun 29, 2017
A-Hao
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thanks for answering me. it's odd the whole East Asia distributors are fallowing the same policy.
Jun 29, 2017
gb21011971
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Question about shipping: The headphone is made in Ireland, but it be shipped from the US? Because I am in the Netherlands and if it were shipped from Ireland, there would be no tax.
Jun 29, 2017
macik.marian
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That is exactly what I asked for. But so far it will be shipped from US. It would be even cheaper for MassDrop to send EU-destined headphones from Ireland.
Jun 29, 2017