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Old 2005-03-18, 05:01 PM   #76
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Well, like I said before - if the wholesale cost remains the same as the current cost of the 688, the group buy price will be $200, give or take.
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Old 2005-03-18, 05:50 PM   #77
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New 688 $200 +/-.
Shipping $15 +/-.

Not having to hear your wife/mother/outlaws complain 'cause they can't figure out how to turn everything on or off or can't get sound to match picture? Priceless!
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Old 2005-03-30, 06:37 PM   #78
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Johnny, I'm interested in getting an 880 as well.

So add me to the list. Thanks
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Old 2005-03-30, 06:47 PM   #79
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Johnny, if you can get them for the $200 or so, I will take one too!!!

I am just gonna start calling you remote wonder boy if you don't mind.
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Old 2005-03-30, 07:46 PM   #80
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If it's around $200 then I am in as well.
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Old 2005-04-01, 10:46 AM   #81
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I'm in too!!

Can someone let me know what RF/IF means, sorry i'm a newbie!
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Old 2005-04-01, 12:02 PM   #82
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Do you mean RF/IR?

RF=Radio Frequency
IR=Infra-Red

IR remotes are line of sight, if there's something directly between the remote and the receiver, it won't work. RF sends out a broadcast that can go around obstacles, but is prone to interference. Most electronics use IR remotes.
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Old 2005-04-01, 01:47 PM   #83
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what type of products use RF....if I want to use this remote with my Rogers Digital, DVD player (Samsung), Pioneer Receiver, TV (Sony or Samsung-haven't recided) and possibly XBox will it work ok??
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Old 2005-04-01, 07:15 PM   #84
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"The way my 688 goes through AAAs, I think I will end up saving money by buying this one."


(just checkin' out an excuse to buy one, ya think it will work on the wife)
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Old 2005-04-01, 11:32 PM   #85
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That is one sweet remote, Im down like James Brown on the group purchase.
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Old 2005-04-02, 09:50 AM   #86
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My A/V receiver uses RF only. Also my 5200 receiver uses it if it is in another room.
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Old 2005-04-04, 12:26 AM   #87
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Any word yet on availability? A lot of sites are taking pre-orders now... some for under $200 too! (check froogle) I really don't know how they can sell it that cheap. To be honest, I'm not even sure if I trust 'em.

DigitalBuys seems like a safe bet though. They sell on eBay too and have a really clean (if not perfect) record.
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Old 2005-04-04, 11:12 AM   #88
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I can take a pre-order from you for the 1st X-Wing fighter if you'd like...only $10,000, too!

Unfortunately, there's still no listing for the 880 with the distributor. As soon as there is, I'll hit up the bid desk for a price based on the quantities we're looking at here.
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Old 2005-04-04, 11:48 AM   #89
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Add me to the list as well.
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Old 2005-04-04, 02:55 PM   #90
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Please add me too.
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