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Re: Repeater frenzy
i know you are just having some fun and that's cool. frankly, i think
electrix handled this whole repeater thing badly. they still are. recall
that the original release date was set for sometime around september
2000! i can't think of many other music equipment companies that have had
the same kind of delays and lack of information on those delays (no pun
intended) that electrix has had.
the problem becomes serious when people put deposits on Repeaters because
they were told they would be in stock in a week or so - back during all
those months when Electrix was leaking that they were going to
Frankly I think they should have done what any other mature equipment
company does and not say anything about anything until they actually have
something to ship. Otherwise unrequited consumer expectations can result
in negative opinions of the company. This may affect sales.
I can tell you I am almost at my wits end over this whole Repeater thing
and if I don't see mine soon I will be buying a brand new Echoplex. And
it's not gear-lust or whatever you guys were talking about - this is
about a tool I need to do my work and that I was told would be in hand in
March (then in June, then July, then August and now we are heading into
Elexctrix, despite being a division of IVL, are clearly amateurs when it
comes to releasing product. Makes me wonder about the longevity of the
At 03:20 PM 8/22/2001, you wrote:
blood's on the water.
this is too cool - - first all the turmoil over the
delay in manufacturing, now the turmoil of "when does it hit the
i think there oughta be a 12-step program for all the
equipment junkies on this list (and i'm one too!).
good luck to all who are waiting for one!