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Old 02.12.2010, 11:29
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what the hell is wrong with BOSE in CH??

I wanted to give myself a Saturnalia present... specifically this:

bose system t20


Turns out that :

US PRICE -> 1799
CH PRICE -> 3480!!!!!

WTF!!!1!1!One!exclamation!1eleven!

I'm not paying THAT amount of money! why is it that the price is so different?

I hate xmas...
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Old 02.12.2010, 11:33
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I wanted to give myself a Saturnalia present... specifically this:

bose system t20


Turns out that :

US PRICE -> 1799
CH PRICE -> 3480!!!!!

WTF!!!1!1!One!exclamation!1eleven!

I'm not paying THAT amount of money!

I hate xmas...
Bose are 2nd only to Bang & Olufsen for overpriced junk (junk is probably a bit strong, but they are no better then any other mid range electronics)
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Old 02.12.2010, 11:33
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Re: what the hell is wrong with BOSE in CH??

I really liked this what somebody posted to an earlier post
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Old 02.12.2010, 11:33
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Re: what the hell is wrong with BOSE in CH??

Because it's that special model they made specifically for the Swiss market...because Swiss people like good quality even though it costs more...you know.
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Old 02.12.2010, 11:35
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Because it's that special model they made specifically for the Swiss market...because Swiss people like good quality even though it costs more...you know.
it's ridiculous , that's what it is!

should have known and smuggled it from the US.
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Old 02.12.2010, 11:38
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Re: what the hell is wrong with BOSE in CH??

Isn't Bose just Philips parts in a nice wrapper
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Old 02.12.2010, 11:40
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.... smuggled... US.
and Mexican.

Guess who is going to be in the next Wikileaks report?
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Old 02.12.2010, 11:42
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Bose are 2nd only to Bang & Olufsen for overpriced junk (junk is probably a bit strong, but they are no better then any other mid range electronics)
I don't know Bose that well, but referring to B&O as junk is not only a bit strong but also so wrong. Come by one day and I will let my BeoLabs change you opinion about the quality.

I am totally with you on the overprice part though......
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Old 02.12.2010, 11:42
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Re: what the hell is wrong with BOSE in CH??

I liked the sound when I heard it over there.

Plus, wireless speakers meant 2 less cables to through to the back of the room.

I guess i'll have a fifth of vodka instead...
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Old 02.12.2010, 11:44
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and Mexican.

Guess who is going to be in the next Wikileaks report?
C'mon Jen...let go of the head phones soon. It's almost Christmas
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Old 02.12.2010, 11:46
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C'mon Jen...let go of the head phones soon. It's almost Christmas
I propose earphones...


just sayin..

what are my options for home entertainment

harman kardon?
I even thought of just buying a beats by dr dre headphones. I don't have anyone at home anyways.
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Re: what the hell is wrong with BOSE in CH??

We have BeoLink setup in our flat by the previous owner, Bose speakers everywhere and B&O control panels and amps installed. Sadly I have no B&O stuff to connect it too and even the BeoLink Remote is more expensive than my current AV System
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I really liked this what somebody posted to an earlier post
Guys it's also 2300-2500 (3600CHF) in the UK... so no idea why we are slating Switzerland in particular here. http://www.google.co.uk/products?hl=...ed=0CDIQrQQwAg

This is usually always the case between US and EU electrics... nothing new here.
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Old 02.12.2010, 12:01
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guys it's also 2300-2500 (3600chf) in the uk... So no idea why we are slating switzerland in particular here. http://www.google.co.uk/products?hl=...ed=0cdiqrqqwag

this is usually always the case between us and eu electrics... Nothing new here.
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Old 02.12.2010, 12:02
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US PRICE -> 1799
CH PRICE -> 3480!!!!!
Spend some of the difference on a weekend shopping trip to NY and bring home the gear yourself.
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Old 02.12.2010, 14:08
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Because it's that special model they made specifically for the Swiss market...because Swiss people like good quality even though it costs more...you know.
rather... the Swiss like paying more in the mistaken belief that higher prices must indicate better quality.
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Old 02.12.2010, 14:21
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bose system t20


Turns out that :

US PRICE -> 1799
CH PRICE -> 3480!!!!!
Starting at 3099.- if you search via Top Preise: http://www.toppreise.ch/prod_201989.html#comparison

Odd thing is that Digitech wants 219.-chf more for them than Bose wants..!

http://www.digitec.ch/?param=toppreise&wert=200126
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Old 02.12.2010, 14:27
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Odd thing is that Digitech wants 219.-chf more for them than Bose wants..!

http://www.digitec.ch/?param=toppreise&wert=200126

yah I saw that too, I always go digitec first.

As long as it remains in 2500-3000 range, I would rather just try to get it from the US. I mean it's like 8% tax, right (for CH) ? that's ~1620 approx. Or am I missing something?
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Old 02.12.2010, 14:30
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yah I saw that too, I always go digitec first.

As long as it remains in 2500-3000 range, I would rather just try to get it from the US. I mean it's like 8% tax, right (for CH) ? that's ~1620 approx. Or am I missing something?

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Old 02.12.2010, 14:31
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Or am I missing something?
~7% VAT plus whatever the customs duty rate is. Would check that first.....
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