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Re: WattGate 381 Audio Grade Receptacle [Re: A-Line] #189514 10/12/09 07:07 PM
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Jeez... I guess they would be... $4200.00 for speaker wire?... That is truly insane.

I think I see an opportunity to introduce a line of compact, true "Audio Grade" isolation transformers for ultra clean power for optimum amp performance, complete with battery backup to prevent preset tuner channel memory loss during power outages and two onboard WattGate 381 duplex receptacles.
I could give it an esoteric European sounding name, like "DuhmHaas" and sell them for $6500.00 each. laugh

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Re: WattGate 381 Audio Grade Receptacle [Re: KJay] #189516 10/13/09 12:15 PM
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Originally Posted by KJay
Jeez... I guess they would be... $4200.00 for speaker wire?... That is truly insane.

I think I see an opportunity to introduce a line of compact, true "Audio Grade" isolation transformers for ultra clean power for optimum amp performance, complete with battery backup to prevent preset tuner channel memory loss during power outages and two onboard WattGate 381 duplex receptacles.
I could give it an esoteric European sounding name, like "DuhmHaas" and sell them for $6500.00 each. laugh

You just need to start selling oxygen free audio grade romex at these prices. smile http://www.higherfi.com/cables/1





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Re: WattGate 381 Audio Grade Receptacle [Re: A-Line] #189523 10/14/09 12:48 AM
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Why not use solid gold romex?

Re: WattGate 381 Audio Grade Receptacle [Re: noderaser] #189539 10/15/09 06:55 PM
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Unfortunately, this Wattgate receptacle isn't offered in a Tamper Resistant model. bash




Re: WattGate 381 Audio Grade Receptacle [Re: electure] #189541 10/15/09 08:39 PM
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Unfortunately, this Wattgate receptacle isn't offered in a Tamper Resistant model. bash


Dang!! I need 25 of the Wattgate Receptacles for various Audio Equipment around the House, and they have to be Tamper Resistant...

I must have the ultra-awesome Wattgate Receptacles for any Audio equipment - even the AM / FM Clock Radios must use these Receptacles - or risk poor Audio output, possibly major internal ear damage from having to withstand sub-par Audio.

The $145.00 per unit price is a non-issue for pure, clean Audio output from any Audio Equipment!

I also use the $1,000.00 per foot Speaker Cables, connected to Diamond fitted, Platinum Based, Jewel Encrusted 100% Gold (O2 free, of course) Terminals on all Audio Equipment (Clock Radios included).

I am definitely joking around, however I am sure there are many "Wattgate" and similar Customers, whom would refer to the above list as "default" - judging from the fact that the Receptacles are STILL BEING SOLD FOR $140 + !!! eek shocked bash

Just wanted to add humor.

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Re: WattGate 381 Audio Grade Receptacle [Re: electure] #189566 10/17/09 05:59 AM
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Scott... You should really bring this up to them... they might even let you test the prototype Leviton with a serial number! whistle

Re: WattGate 381 Audio Grade Receptacle [Re: Scott35] #189609 10/19/09 06:33 PM
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Why do I not have ideas like this!!??

Roll a silkscreen with some blue ink on a $7 spec-grade 20A outlet, then charge an unknowing, over paid sucker $147. Genius!

I only say $7 instead of $2 because this looks like a back-wired screw-down receptacle, which tend to be a tad more pricey.

(BTW, the answer is that I'm not a crook. I prefer to work for a living)

Re: WattGate 381 Audio Grade Receptacle [Re: Zapped] #189625 10/20/09 12:37 AM
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Scott... You should really bring this up to them... they might even let you test the prototype Leviton with a serial number!


I contemplated adding the Cut-Sheets to the Submittals package as a bit of humor, but decided against it, as this job has insane specs!

I am submitting cut-sheets on EVERTHING!!! including Tape!!! eek

On the other hand, the Architects are really pushing an expensive design, so they might actually want to use the Wattgate Receptacles, and hire me for performance research!
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Re: WattGate 381 Audio Grade Receptacle [Re: Scott35] #189628 10/20/09 03:24 AM
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I am seeing double it must be late laugh

Re: WattGate 381 Audio Grade Receptacle [Re: dougwells] #189633 10/20/09 11:15 AM
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Please pardon the double post!

I deleted the "Redundant Version" wink

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