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Old 01-05-2014, 12:09 PM
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Announcing the 3.7i

An improved 3.7 may come as a surprise given that the 3.6 had a 12-year run. But, this is unusual in other ways.

The changes did not require retooling or significant cost increases. It did not warrant waiting for a major product change as a 3.8. So, we decided to pass it on now.

Yes, it is unusual, and it is the first time in Magnepan's history that a speaker can be upgraded at the factory at a reasonable cost (details to follow).

But, what is not unusual--- we don't hype new models. Yes, it sounds better, but we leave that to you to describe.

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Old 01-05-2014, 12:12 PM
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Thanks for sneak peak. Can't wait to hear more! Is Magnepan showing the 3.7i at CES?

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Announcing the 3.7i

An improved 3.7 may come as a surprise given that the 3.6 had a 12-year run. But, this is unusual in other ways.

The changes did not require retooling or significant cost increases. It did not warrant waiting for a major product change as a 3.8. So, we decided to pass it on now.

Yes, it is unusual, and it is the first time in Magnepan's history that a speaker can be upgraded at the factory at a reasonable cost (details to follow).

But, what is not unusual--- we don't hype new models. Yes, it sounds better, but we leave that to you to describe.

Wendell Diller
Marketing Mgr.
Magnepan
I get not hyping new models, but this doesn't us ANYTHING about what has changed other than the addition of "i"....
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Will you please provide us with more information Wendell? Changes? Cost? Will there be a 20.7i?
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Will you please provide us with more information Wendell? Changes? Cost? Will there be a 20.7i?
I suggest you send Wendell an email.
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Old 01-06-2014, 04:35 AM
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Ha!
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I suggest you send Wendell an email.
Who is this message for? Russell?
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Old 01-06-2014, 11:19 AM
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Who is this message for? Russell?
Yes.

AFAIK, Mr.Diller is not a member of AA.

More details on the 3.7i should be released at CES this week.

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I emailed him so we'll see if he responds.

Your original post appeared to come directly from Wendell, as if you were Wendell so to speak.

Sorry for the confusion.
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Sounds great but I wouldn't want to ship my 3.7’s back to the factory. When my 1.7’s came a big chunk was ripped off the box. The speaker were OK inside but it makes me nervous. I could put them on a palette but it would be very large. Michigan isn't that far from Minnesota, maybe I need to plan a summer vacation.

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