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RE: xaudiomanx.

> Nothing! And I mean nothing! Is there to justify $18,500.
> I would love to see your cost sheet to build a set of them.
> The labor doesn't matter. Unless you are getting ripped off
> (which I doubt) the total cost parts only on a high end for
> each amp might be $1K. So two of them is double that. Labor
> another grand each and that's a huge amount of labor.
> So about $13K profit at selling them for $18,500? Not in my lifetime!

Boutique business have nothing to do with reasonable price/features/quality ratio. It's all about selling fetishes (usually a hackwork made by amateur tweakers) for a hefty profit.

BTW, SET amp is damn primitive technology backdated to 193x. From the point of view of electronic engineering, all that staff with silver wires is a laughingstock.

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