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What's bothering me right now... [Mar. 1st, 2010|03:58 pm]
Mark Rimmell
Why is it cheaper to buy new Sennheiser headphones than it is just to buy replacement ear-pads and cable?
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[User Picture]From: pinkwitch2000
2010-03-02 04:01 pm (UTC)
Why is it easier to buy a new Satnag than it is to replace a broken screen - cos its all about the market!
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[User Picture]From: markrimmell
2010-03-02 10:14 pm (UTC)
Not that there were satnags a few years ago... but at least it's better than it was a few years ago, re spares / replacement parts. I remember discovering what the offending component was on many a failed electronic gadget only to find that I couldn't get a replacement. At least now I can put the component serial number into google and find the spare somewhere in the world. My old reel to reel was a clasic example, I got rid of it in the 90s because no bugger knew what I was on about let alone have any idea where they could lay their hands on the parts I wanted. I wish I still had it because I could find the spares now easy as circumnavigating deep packet scanning.
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