Where's the VTF HO?

Discussion in 'Speakers & Subwoofers' started by Drew Bethel, Jul 5, 2005.

  1. Drew Bethel

    Drew Bethel Screenwriter

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    It's now July and I feel like this thing was announced some six months ago? What's the deal?
     
  2. Peter Marcks

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    Haven't you heard, Drew? We are testing the HO subs and turbochargers in the wind tunnels in California [​IMG]

    We are still hard at work. There is much new technology that all needs to come together.

    Sincerely,
     
  3. Chris Quinn

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    When it was announced at CES the goal was late summer. Summer by the calender started June 21st and ends in Sept.
     
  4. Jon Oliva

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    I too am very anxious to check out the HO models. Is there any word on VTF-3 HO pricing? A VTF-3 MKII is already making me wince at my budget, but this HO model has definately peaked my interests.

    Peter...please hurry up with the HO's...my Ascends are lonely [​IMG]
     
  5. Drew Bethel

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    August...
     
  6. Arthur S

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    Got to give em till September 21.
     
  7. Jon Oliva

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    Why September 21?
     
  8. JimPeitersen

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    Because that is the end of summer[​IMG] I am sure that once the HO models are released people will be pleased with them - given the past performance of the Hsu subs.
    JP
     
  9. Jon Oliva

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    Ahhhh...now I see [​IMG] I'm hoping their out by then so I can have a sub for my Firefly/Serenity party the last week of Sept [​IMG] Yeah, I'm a big geek.

    I agree that the HO's will probably be good units (funny sentence in a way). I am hoping the VTF-3 HO won't be more than a Grand, but we'll see.
     
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    I believe the projected price was in the $800-900 range.
    JP
     
  11. Jon Oliva

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    Oh, good then! I hadn't seen a quoted price, thank you. I wonder if that puts the turbo upgrade for the VTF-3 MKII in the $50 range so it doesn't overlap with the HO models. I'm hoping the HO lives up to expectations (equal to a pair of TN-1220HO tubes)...if it does, it will be amazing. I'm definately waiting as long as I can...
     
  12. Drew Bethel

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    September...
     
  13. Arthur S

    Arthur S Cinematographer

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    Hey Drew

    How long did it take av123 to bring the ULM-12 to market? I think they started taking pre-orders almost a year before they were actually available.

    Do you know anything about sourcing components from China?

    Do you know that even SVS is now sourcing sub cabinets from China?

    Do you know how long it takes to patent something?

    Do you know how long it takes to properly beta test a product?

    According to Ed Mullen (you've heard of him?), this kind of delay is nothing special.

    And even if it takes till Christmas, so what? Please stop whining.
     
  14. Drew Bethel

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    Arthur, go away...

    September...
     

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