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Topic # 204954 24-Oct-2016 21:14
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I am setting up an entry level home theatre system. I have lined up the Q Acoustic 3010 package locally for $2000, but found it on Amazon for $1000 (nzd) less. I realise I would have to pay GST etc after shipping from my youshop address. My question is would there be major differences in the American product that would cause issues when I try to connect everything up? Is it worth the trouble? Have others bought similar items from Amazon?

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  Reply # 1657104 24-Oct-2016 21:21
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I'm not familiar with that system, but you should certainly check whether it'll work with our 230/50 power.

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  Reply # 1657163 25-Oct-2016 05:32
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I'm not familiar with that system, but you should certainly check whether it'll work with our 230/50 power.





if it doesn't, you can just get a transformer I believe.

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  Reply # 1657164 25-Oct-2016 05:44
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Apart from needing adaptors for the plugs, transformers for the power, paying freight, paying GST, not having local warranty/support and (in an extreme case) not having the CGA to fall back on you should be fine :-)


Personally, mainly due to warranty issues, I'd be going back to the local supplier and [pleasantly] saying "Look - I can get it a lot cheaper if I buy from Amazon, even with the other bits I'd have to buy. What can you do about sharpening your price?"

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  Reply # 1657219 25-Oct-2016 09:07
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Okay thanks for that. Perhaps not worth the bother.

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