Quality Questions (DealExtreme mostly...)

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  1. Pyrofyr
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    My pandora from DX seems to be fine and it works correctly so you shouldn't worry about that one.
     
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    I bought a Pandora + 4gb MS from there... The pandora battery works fine but the memory stick..
    I really think its a fake because the packaging looks "not genuine".... And its slower than my 4gb Sony i bought from Futureshop here in canada. Its cheaper but it takes around 10 minutes to copy a 500mb ISO which is VERY SLOW..

    Also, i tried creating a Magic MS using the 4gb from DX and the system says Cant read BPB sector.. Its fake...


    Anyway, the hard case looks good but i bought mine in Bestbuy, the slim cases there are hot and hard. [​IMG]
     
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    I'll have to check out the Best Buy cases then. For the most part I was looking for bargains without heavy sacrifice to actual quality.

    I skipped out on the case, and got the battery (Alone). Now I'll have to either find a way to get a PhotoFast in the US, or buy a secondary cart.
     
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    The one in Bestbuy was $8.95... [​IMG]
     
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    Same price... no time to wait. Thanks, for the price info, I'll go pick one up soon :]
     
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    A question for you guys that bought from DX, how long was the delivery?
     
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    Anywhere from 7~21 days generally.
     
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    Sounds alright for international delivery. Might just order one for myself.
     
  10. Little

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    My sister bought one of the armoured cases but for the phat. the build quality was really poor, and the inserts didnt really fit in well, nor did the machine.
     
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    Took 8days for my order from DX to arrive here in canada. I chose the EMS service... Should be around 3-5days only but, well just a small difference.. [​IMG]

    Although they may leave you hanging: the courier from China may stop updating where your package is. I get nervous with these situations, but when you're not expecting it, it will be on your mailbox / front door one day.
     
  12. diglett

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    If this is the "high speed" version that comes with the bundle, could you run a homebrew benchmark utility to see how it measures up?

    For reference, these are my results from the less expensive version from Dealextreme.
     
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    A poster at Dealextreme ran the test. The results seem to be similar to the ones that aren't labeled high speed.

    http://www.dealextreme.com/forums/Default....~threadid.99722
     
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    I ordered a Pandora along with some other stuff, the Pandora wasn't even in the package...so I had to go through customer service now and wait another 2 weeks. Not the first time that's happened (last year one item was just an empty box with nothing inside) but they did reship me a new one, so it's all about waiting. [​IMG]
     
  15. Pyrofyr
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    Yea, the only problem I have with that is that waiting once and then waiting again is just annoying D=

    It might have just been a customs problem where they stole whatever was inside. I've had a few things delayed thanks to customs, and had problems with them missing pieces, and it probably wasn't dealextreme although it could have been either.