PMC price increases

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  1. Jabes

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    I've been told that the PMC speakers are increasing in price from February 10th, but don't know what to.

    Can anyone confirm this, and how much they are increasing by?

    Do I really have to jump Monday to secure "a bargain"? :)
     
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    I have heard this from three totally independent sources - so I would assume it is correct.

    Go on - place that order. :)
     
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    Hi,

    Yes the prices are going up for the latest (i) speakers,
    fantastic open balanced sound, for the money grab a pair before the price rises.

    All I can say about these speakers is that I am getting all
    my old cd's out and playing all over again as if I'd just bought them, for me these speakers trounce the competion
    well worth the price increases.

    Buy them now you won't regret it, infact you'll be kicking yourself for not buying them sooner.

    Thx
    GMAN40
    PS I don't work for PMC, just a new fan of the brand after years of searching for the right speaker.
     
  4. Jabes

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    Does anyone know what the new prices are?
     
  5. Crustyloafer

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    I am awaiting confirmation from PMC regarding when the price increases will be taking place and by how much.
     
  6. Jabes

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    Does this mean it is unlikely to be the 10th? But just "sometime soon"?

    Best wishes
    James
     
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    As a PMC dealer, I have not been given any form of notification regarding price increases from PMC. It has been suggested to me that it is likely to happen but how soon and by how much I cannot say at the moment.
     
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    OK guys, I now have confirmation that there will be price increases effective from the 10th February 2009. Increases are all in the region of about 10%.

    The PB1i has not been increased in price as it has only just been launched.

    New retail prices are as follows:

    PMC DB1i: £895 per pair
    PMC DB1M-Ci: £500 each
    PMC TB2i: £1125 per pair
    PMC TB2M-Ci: £620 each
    PMC GB1i: £1425 per pair
    PMC FB1i: £2100 per pair
    PMC OB1i: £3600 per pair
    PMC CB6i: £1850 each
    PMC PB1i: £5500 per pair
    PMC EB1i: £7000 per pair
    PMC IB2i: £8900 per pair
    PMC IB2i-C: £4025 each
    PMC MB2i-P: £10350 per pair
    PMC MB2i-P-C: £4750 each
    PMC MB2i-P-XBD: £19250 per pair
    PMC BB5i-P: £14950 per pair
    PMC BB5i-P-C: £7000 each

    PMC TLE1 : £1900 each

    PMC Wafer 1: £1250 per pair
    PMC Wafer 1 In-Wall: £725 each
    PMC Wafer 2: £1860 per pair
    PMC Wafer 2 In-Wall: £1025 each
    PMC Wafer Table Top Stand: £90 per pair
     
  9. Jabes

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    Right, best get on the phone tomorrow!
     
  10. Crustyloafer

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    Yes you had better.
     
  11. Jabes

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    The deed - as they say - is done.
     
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    Was it a pair of PMC BB5i-P: £14950 per pair
    :rotfl:

    Graham
     
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    You need 5 to make a surround system. I'm sure you could forego using a subwoofer with the BB5s.
     
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    Yes, but think of the money he would have saved by buying all seven (cos you need 7.1) today :thumbsup:

    I do hope the price increases don't dampen sales too much for them. I'll bet it will be rather quiet for the rest of the week unless they can sneak a last few orders under the radar.

    Graham
     
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    Well it'd be lovely to think about all of those top-of-the range PMC speakers, but my collection will be a bit more modest:

    FB1i front, TB2MCi centre, and DB1i (wall mounted) rears.

    Thanks to everyone (especially crustyloafer) for pointing me towards the PMCs. I overshot my original budget about 4 times over when including the sub, but you can't take it with you! :rotfl:

    Best wishes
    James
     
  16. Georgie Burgess

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    That's my exact setup. No problems with it and it sounds superb. Lovely speakers too. Bought them from Crusty about a yr ago. :thumbsup:
     
  17. Jabes

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    Interesting. What sub do you have?
     
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    I went for 3 x cb6 for the fronts and x2TB2M-C+ for the rears all complimented by an SVS PC Ultra 13 sub.

    How's it sound - no idea as most of it is in it's boxes until I get my room sorted/built. But I am pretty sure the SVS is going to do the business where the PMC's are concerned.

    You certainly need a competent sub to compliment a quality setup.

    Graham
     
  19. Jabes

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    Dealer is recommending a REL R505, but this seems to have very mixed reviews on here.

    I'm attracted by the compact cabinet and it did sound good in the demo room...
     
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    I have a REL T1 with my PMC setup (GBs and DBs) and it sounds great to me. There are quite a few people on here who seem to be anti REL but sounds good to me. The fact you enjoy the sound from it should be enough.
     
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    It is an SVS sub of some sort if I recall correctly.
     
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    Well remembered :clap: I have a beast of a sub, a SVS PB13-Ultra. Still need to tweak this but it's an amazing sub. Gets down to 10Hz. It is BIG though and requires two people to lift it!
     
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    Hi, do you have any recent amp experience to go with them? i'm slightly leaning towards a pair of Electrocompaniet Nemos. Just stereo music fortunately!
    Cheers
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    Hi Tim,

    I don't have a lot of experience with the passive version of the BB5s, mainly just the active ones, and so if I were in the market for that level of speaker and was happy with the appearance of the BB5s I would go for the full active versions from PMC and not bother worrying about external amplification.

    Regards,

    Chris.
     
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    Don't forget the XBDs to go with the BB5s!
     
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    Hi Chris, i was thinking of the Nemos as an upgrade but i guess the (Bryston based?) actives could be a good way to go. Appearance isn't an issue.
    The XBD would be nice to add on but i won't have enough cash!
    I have thought about the MB2S XBD-A but get the impression that the BB5i will be a good solution for music.
    Room size will be 7 x 10 metres so i'm hoping the BB5is with c 1k wpc will fill it even in dance mode.
    Builder coming round on Friday so i guess i'll have a couple of months to try and do some auditions.
    Cheers
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