Chinese Naim amp

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Chinese Naim amp

Unread post by Dr Bunsen Honeydew » Mon Nov 12, 2018 6:53 pm

Just silly price, but shows you what a rip-off our industry is. Want a Naim clone amp for $108.00 plus postage :shock:

https://www.aliexpress.com/item/GZLOZON ... rithmid=14

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Re: Chinese Naim amp

Unread post by Fretless » Mon Nov 12, 2018 7:13 pm

Probably sounds better than the original (well, it couldn't sound worse).

There are rumours that AliBaba is going to build a huge European distribution centre in either Holland or Belgium.
Could be fun.
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Re: Chinese Naim amp

Unread post by Dr Bunsen Honeydew » Mon Nov 12, 2018 7:29 pm

I might go to them instead of ebay then. Will get Chinese exposure that way.

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Unread post by Lindsayt » Mon Nov 12, 2018 7:46 pm

500W high power amplifier dedicated switching power supply

Did the original have a switching power supply?

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Re: Chinese Naim amp

Unread post by Dr Bunsen Honeydew » Mon Nov 12, 2018 7:59 pm

No it had big regulated linear supply.

They just claim they copied the circuit.

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Re: Chinese Naim amp

Unread post by keepitsimplestupid » Mon Nov 12, 2018 9:54 pm

Mmm, slave wage Chinese hifi, i'll pass.

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Re: Chinese Naim amp

Unread post by Dr Bunsen Honeydew » Tue Nov 13, 2018 12:48 am

Agreed, I wasn't expecting anyone to buy it. I have posted it as an example of how mad we have become. Extreme yes, but both are ludicrous extremes.

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Re: Chinese Naim amp

Unread post by Alfi » Tue Nov 13, 2018 9:25 am

keepitsimplestupid wrote:
Mon Nov 12, 2018 9:54 pm
Mmm, slave wage Chinese hifi, i'll pass.
Agreed, but that could also be said of many far eastern sourced goods: including clothing, footwear and many electrical's, whilst consumers In the west pay handsome prices.
But not to worry I suppose because the elites via globalisation are trying to level the playing field.

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Re: Chinese Naim amp

Unread post by Fretless » Tue Nov 13, 2018 11:01 am

Dr Bunsen Honeydew wrote:
Mon Nov 12, 2018 7:29 pm
I might go to them instead of ebay then. Will get Chinese exposure that way.
Just heard on the news that the AliBaba distribution centre is very probably going to be located in Liege (Luik) in Belgium.
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Re: Chinese Naim amp

Unread post by keepitsimplestupid » Tue Nov 13, 2018 9:16 pm

Dr Bunsen Honeydew wrote:
Tue Nov 13, 2018 12:48 am
Agreed, I wasn't expecting anyone to buy it. I have posted it as an example of how mad we have become. Extreme yes, but both are ludicrous extremes.
Indeed, when there's so many good diy projects and local manufacturers it seems crazy to sponsor international copyright theft or line the pockets of shareholders.

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