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Re: Looper development and production costs?
You are correct.
Tom Ritchford wrote:
> > no kid browsing through Guitar Center is gonna buy (or not buy) a
> > fricking EDP because of the faceplate, any more than they are going
> > to buy a Waldorf over a Novation because they like the color more.
> > High end equipment is bought because it does the job you need it to
> > do, and the interface works for the you, no matter how ugly it is
> > (wow, that Moog modular looks slick with all them wires and shit!
> > gotta get me one now just cuz it looks cool! how much is it dude?)
> I completely, utterly and totally disagree with this statement.
> If there's one thing we've learned from this thread, it's
> that MOST of the people who buy gear don't actually use
> most of its capabilities and only buy it because it's
> perceived as cool.
> And we learned that if it wasn't for these people, gear would
> cost twice what it does.
> Therefore, it behooves a manufacturer to spend the extra
> $$$ to make it bright and shiny and to appeal to the
> weak minded...
> I am the wombat.