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Topic # 185311 18-Nov-2015 08:52
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As the title suggests, Dick Smith has the Bose QuietComfort 25, for under $375 today only.




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  Reply # 1430173 18-Nov-2015 08:59
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I grabbed it last time it was this price mainly so I had bragging rights over @sbiddle

Dick Smith are the only ones in New Zealand who ever discount the QC25. It is normally on the list of exclusions for their usual daily sales.

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  Reply # 1430174 18-Nov-2015 08:59
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Oh the UE megaboom also has over 100 off, currently 264 (was $388 yesterday)

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  Reply # 1430179 18-Nov-2015 09:10
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hairy1: I grabbed it last time it was this price mainly so I had bragging rights over @sbiddle


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  Reply # 1430197 18-Nov-2015 09:38
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I did say I'd get them if they were ever offered at a decent discount. Hard to argue at that price. 

My order is ready to pick up. 




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  Reply # 1430202 18-Nov-2015 09:42
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I have some 20i's - the in ear ones.  Best travel purchase I ever made.  Can sleep with them in whilst on the plane, and they slip into your pocket unlike the over the ear ones.

They are also on sale at DSE - great price

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  Reply # 1430203 18-Nov-2015 09:42
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tripp: Oh the UE megaboom also has over 100 off, currently 264 (was $388 yesterday)


Also not a bad price. We have two. They're a pretty good little unit. 




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  Reply # 1430229 18-Nov-2015 10:33
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Stu:
tripp: Oh the UE megaboom also has over 100 off, currently 264 (was $388 yesterday)


Also not a bad price. We have two. They're a pretty good little unit. 


Especially when paired in stereo mode; we also have two (both bought from DSE, which is by far the cheapest source of both the Boom and MegaBoom when they have them on sale - I think this is about the price we paid for ours).

I'll more often than not have them in stereo mode now days, but if only they'd make it possible to use them in stereo when connected to a computer (for watching Netflix etc in bed!).

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  Reply # 1430270 18-Nov-2015 11:37
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Just bought me a pair.  I had a JB Hifi voucher so popped into the Wellington store and they were happy to price-match.
Very happy.




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  Reply # 1430319 18-Nov-2015 13:12
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That is a sharp price, much less than what I paid for mine from a Bose store in Seattle earlier this year.

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  Reply # 1430321 18-Nov-2015 13:15
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Ahh that just makes it even sweeter ;-)




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  Reply # 1430359 18-Nov-2015 13:49
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jonathan18:
Stu:
tripp: Oh the UE megaboom also has over 100 off, currently 264 (was $388 yesterday)


Also not a bad price. We have two. They're a pretty good little unit. 


Especially when paired in stereo mode; we also have two (both bought from DSE, which is by far the cheapest source of both the Boom and MegaBoom when they have them on sale - I think this is about the price we paid for ours).

I'll more often than not have them in stereo mode now days, but if only they'd make it possible to use them in stereo when connected to a computer (for watching Netflix etc in bed!).


You can Double Up two UE BOOMs without the app:

 

  • Simultaneously press the Bluetooth and + buttons on the speaker that is playing music (or in your case connected to the computer)
  • Then press the Bluetooth button twice on the speaker that you want to add.




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  Reply # 1430382 18-Nov-2015 14:00
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Thanks for the tip. Instant gratification with JB price match. The lady says she's done a few today.




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  Reply # 1430393 18-Nov-2015 14:06
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I ordered from Dick Smith as the closest pick up location is the same distance from me as JB. Would have gone to Noel Leeming (as closer) but they don't list the QC25!




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  Reply # 1430416 18-Nov-2015 14:32
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kharris: You can Double Up two UE BOOMs without the app:

 

  • Simultaneously press the Bluetooth and + buttons on the speaker that is playing music (or in your case connected to the computer)
  • Then press the Bluetooth button twice on the speaker that you want to add.


Thanks - I must have misunderstood something I'd read regarding stereo mode - perhaps it's the inability to select this when connecting a megaboom and boom together (which makes sense given their different sound characteristics). Also, apparently one can only have paired megabooms connected to a single device, which is another limiting factor. Anyway, will try stereo mode with the computer tonight...

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  Reply # 1430464 18-Nov-2015 16:02
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kharris: You can Double Up two UE BOOMs without the app:

 

  • Simultaneously press the Bluetooth and + buttons on the speaker that is playing music (or in your case connected to the computer)
  • Then press the Bluetooth button twice on the speaker that you want to add.


Thanks - I must have misunderstood something I'd read regarding stereo mode - perhaps it's the inability to select this when connecting a megaboom and boom together (which makes sense given their different sound characteristics). Also, apparently one can only have paired megabooms connected to a single device, which is another limiting factor. Anyway, will try stereo mode with the computer tonight...


Yes... you can usually connect to two devices... but in this case one of those is the other boom :-) so one device in stereo it is.




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