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Being a small cottage industry audio manufacturer is getting harder and harder.  Price increases and component shortages have reached insane levels.  The worldwide supply chain is absolutely broken and the parts that are available are getting much more expensive.  To keep up, I should be raising prices ~ 25%, but I'm holding the line as much as possible.

Beginning 1 August my prices will be as follow:

UberBUSS - 4 receptacle top loader with P&S 5362A receptacles and Furutech FI-06NCF IEC inlet - $1295.00

MiniBUSS - 3 P&S 5362A receptacles and Furutech gold or rhodium plate IEC inlet - $349.00

DigiBUSS II - 3 hand polished P&S 5362A receptacles and Furutech FI-06NCF IEC inlet - $549.00

BUSS-Depot - Parallel-line Power factor Correction augmenter with fixed 18" power cable - $379.00

UberPuerto - Hand-polished P&S 5362A receptacle with graphene contact treatment and InterGalactic Flooby Dust RFI mitigating/mass damping compound - $89.00 ea

Custom cabling and upgrades in BUSS will be quoted on an individual basis.

Orders taken until then are at the old pricing.  My present build queue is ~ 5-6 weeks from payment to shipping.

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Re: The dreaded P.I. audio group price increases are imminent...
« Reply #1 on: July 26, 2021, 03:20:05 PM »
Still very reasonable!

Some audio snobs would say "Your products are too cheap to be considered seriously!"...

Keep up the great work, Dave!

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Re: The dreaded P.I. audio group price increases are imminent...
« Reply #2 on: July 26, 2021, 07:22:39 PM »
Dave,
Time marches on and so does inflation. But this phrase does come to mind…
“If you build it, they will come”  :thumb:
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Re: The dreaded P.I. audio group price increases are imminent...
« Reply #3 on: July 27, 2021, 05:51:51 AM »
Seems more than reasonable to me.

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Re: The dreaded P.I. audio group price increases are imminent...
« Reply #4 on: July 27, 2021, 07:45:04 AM »
Still very reasonable!

Some audio snobs would say "Your products are too cheap to be considered seriously!"...

Keep up the great work, Dave!

Cheers,
Pete
Thanks, Pete.  I try.  This will be my last year doing this.  I will be closing shop December 31.  It is time (said the geezer).  💀
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Re: The dreaded P.I. audio group price increases are imminent...
« Reply #5 on: July 27, 2021, 07:45:39 AM »
Dave,
Time marches on and so does inflation. But this phrase does come to mind…
“If you build it, they will come”  :thumb:
And "they" do! I am thankful.
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Re: The dreaded P.I. audio group price increases are imminent...
« Reply #6 on: July 27, 2021, 07:46:49 AM »
Seems more than reasonable to me.
You know what it is like, huh?  Sometimes we just have to do what we don't want to do.  Obviously I'm not in this to get rich!   :thumb:
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Re: The dreaded P.I. audio group price increases are imminent...
« Reply #7 on: July 27, 2021, 12:34:32 PM »
Dave, just sent you an email.  :drool: :thumb:

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Re: The dreaded P.I. audio group price increases are imminent...
« Reply #8 on: July 27, 2021, 01:29:42 PM »
Being a small cottage industry audio manufacturer is getting harder and harder.  Price increases and component shortages have reached insane levels.  The worldwide supply chain is absolutely broken and the parts that are available are getting much more expensive.  To keep up, I should be raising prices ~ 25%, but I'm holding the line as much as possible.

Beginning 1 August my prices will be as follow:

UberBUSS - 4 receptacle top loader with P&S 5362A receptacles and Furutech FI-06NCF IEC inlet - $1295.00

MiniBUSS - 3 P&S 5362A receptacles and Furutech gold or rhodium plate IEC inlet - $349.00

DigiBUSS II - 3 hand polished P&S 5362A receptacles and Furutech FI-06NCF IEC inlet - $549.00

BUSS-Depot - Parallel-line Power factor Correction augmenter with fixed 18" power cable - $379.00

UberPuerto - Hand-polished P&S 5362A receptacle with graphene contact treatment and InterGalactic Flooby Dust RFI mitigating/mass damping compound - $89.00 ea

Custom cabling and upgrades in BUSS will be quoted on an individual basis.

Orders taken until then are at the old pricing.  My present build queue is ~ 5-6 weeks from payment to shipping.


   Still the best deal around. You can spend more however not get better results. Order now Aug 1st coming soon.


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Re: The dreaded P.I. audio group price increases are imminent...
« Reply #9 on: July 27, 2021, 08:06:07 PM »
Dave, PM Sent
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Re: The dreaded P.I. audio group price increases are imminent...
« Reply #10 on: July 31, 2021, 10:53:17 PM »
Dave,

Sent a PM as well.

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Re: The dreaded P.I. audio group price increases are imminent...
« Reply #11 on: August 01, 2021, 03:13:46 PM »
Well,  things have changed a bit due to a family tragedy.

My brother-in-law was struck and killed on I-17 in Phoenix last night and we are on our way there to be there with Gayle's sister, her children and grandchildren.  This is going to set things back on the business front for a bit... frankly I have no idea how long this is going to take.

Guys, I saw the PM's and will reply later.

I'll be in touch.
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Re: The dreaded P.I. audio group price increases are imminent...
« Reply #12 on: August 01, 2021, 06:45:17 PM »
Dave, please accept mu condolences. We will keep Gayle's sister and her family in our prayers.

As for the business don't give it a second thought. Take care of your family. At a time like this that is all that matters.

And quite frankly anyone who doesn't understand that does not deserve the privilege of owning one of your products.
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Re: The dreaded P.I. audio group price increases are imminent...
« Reply #13 on: August 01, 2021, 07:21:21 PM »
Such a sudden loss...You and Gayle, and all her family are in our prayers.
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Re: The dreaded P.I. audio group price increases are imminent...
« Reply #14 on: August 01, 2021, 08:58:47 PM »
I’m so sorry, Dave
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