M&K - no buyers

Discussion in 'Home Cinema Speakers' started by gazzerr, Oct 4, 2002.

  1. gazzerr

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    Seen a couple!! of posts about M&K and also prices in the UK. I thought I would share a message I received concerning the distributor for some European countries.
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    We of ... don't cary M&K anymore... Due to the high prices over in
    Europe it was inpossible to sell them.
    We have an alternative line namely Definitive Technology.
    If you want I can send you info on those."

    I am not a Gecko supporter but maybe M&K themselves are pushing the pricing policy, and I was quoted over GBP 900 for a pair of S85's.

    I think the distributors should go back to M&K and ensure that they are aware that the pricing policy has put many people off buying (and even selling) this brand, which is a shame.

    ( PC - can I have my discount now!!)

    Just another perspective!
     
  2. Ian J

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    The amusing part about your post is that in UK, Definitive Technology speakers are also distributed by Gecko
     
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    I´m sure there are plenty of potential customers...........just not at their inflated prices.:p



    Disclaimer: My personal view and not the Forums I moderate.
     
  4. Nic Rhodes

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    Agreed, the kit is excellent and consistent but the prices and ethics at Gecko are ...........questionable. I must admit to being a touch envious of the americans on this one.
     
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    I parted with my cash long ago for my M&K's.

    I like them alot there's no getting around this, however when I did buy them I was not aware of the price discrepancies between the US and UK. This did annoy me at the time when I found out and I know annoys alot more people out there now.

    As a product I can't fault them though.

    Does anyone know what distributor prices are like in continental Europe or are Gecko responsible for that too.

    Regards
     
  6. chips

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    Ian,

    Do you happen to know what other products are distributed by Gecko?

    A list would be most useful:devil:
     
  7. Nic Rhodes

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    Lovely and I thought I was having a bad day!;) :D
     
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    Triad?....Runco?:confused: :confused:

    Adzman
     
  9. dts_boy

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    is this a gecko thng then, or is it M&K themselves bullying the importers/disrtibutors? i bought a high end m&k system earlier this year and it cost £4k. i am not gonna mention the dealer, but they DID give me discount, albeit a small amount. i think its crap that this happens but its the same with most of the higer end brand isn't it? P.S. as much as i love m&k, i will no longer be buying from them as putting a stop to the powerbuys was going too far:mad:
     
  10. Ian J

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    I'm not sure as they dont have a web site (probably can't afford one :D ) but Runco is certainly one brand. I'm not into projectors but I believe Runco's to be rebadged Barco's with a huge price hike.
     

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