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Old 01-05-2013, 09:47 PM
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Pretty sure more than a rumor Came from JB Stanton who is the PR rep for PASS! Probably will be at CES next week.
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I still want the Xs-150's.
I'll go for the xs-300's! Go big or go home!
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Old 01-05-2013, 09:50 PM
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Pretty sure more than a rumor Came from JB Stanton who is the PR rep for PASS! Probably will be at CES next week.
You tease! You going to CES?
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Old 01-05-2013, 11:08 PM
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You tease! You going to CES?
Yes I'll be doing a write up for Positive Feedback
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Old 01-05-2013, 11:58 PM
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It would be nice if Pass get rid of the giant phyallic symbol that is the volume control. It just looks too big for the chassis.
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Old 01-06-2013, 12:24 AM
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Sometimes a knob is just a knob
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Old 01-06-2013, 12:33 AM
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Makes sense that an XS series preamplifier would be forthcoming, but doesn't it seem strange they would go back to a 2 box design when the XP-30 has 3 chassis?
Had you thought maybe Nelson decided nothing was gained pertinently with a 3 box design over a "conventional" 2 box design & put those R&D dollars back into a 2 box?

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Old 01-06-2013, 12:42 AM
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It would be nice if Pass get rid of the giant phyallic symbol ...../sic/....... It just looks too big .../sic/
I agree. There is no need for two of 'em under one roof.



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I agree. There is no need for two of 'em under one roof.



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I agree. There is no need for two of 'em under one roof.



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