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Leema's gone Pete Tong!

Would you credit it. Last night decided to listen to some music on headphones, first time in quite a while, and there's hardly any sound out of both channels. I have to crank it up to around 11 o'clock on the volume to get the same level of dbs.Tried a spare pair of headphones and ditto. Absolutely fine on speakers.

Cut to the chase: Spoke to Leema this morning and they are collecting it this Monday coming and will repair it for me FOC.

Been really unlucky with the headphone socket.

Over the weekend I'll dust off the Alpha 7...

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Good to have a spare amp then!

Wonder how the Arcam will sound

 

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Now don't get me wrong but could this be judgement for a certain thread on a sub-forum, mmmm :poke:

Hope it gets fixed quick and enjoy the new/old sound of the Arcam

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andybeau wrote:

Now don't get me wrong but could this be judgement for a certain thread on a sub-forum, mmmm :poke:

No idea what you mean. :twisted:

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stevebrock wrote:

Wonder how the Arcam will sound

 

More pertinent: Will the Arcam work without knocking six shades out of the speakers?

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A document showing a 'recent manufacturer service' is an excellent thing to have when selling it. 

If you hadn't got one already, Leema will probably ship it back in one of their own boxes. (Another good thing to have when selling.)

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chebby wrote:

A document showing a 'recent manufacturer service' is an excellent thing to have when selling it. 

If you hadn't got one already, Leema will probably ship it back in one of their own boxes. (Another good thing to have when selling.)

Selling for the Rega upgrade????

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All together now , sing up at the back....

Leema it pisches on a Rega

But when I put my cans on my head 

 

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chebby wrote:

A document showing a 'recent manufacturer service' is an excellent thing to have when selling it. 

If you hadn't got one already, Leema will probably ship it back in one of their own boxes. (Another good thing to have when selling.)

That'll be two then.

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andybeau wrote:

chebby wrote:

A document showing a 'recent manufacturer service' is an excellent thing to have when selling it. 

If you hadn't got one already, Leema will probably ship it back in one of their own boxes. (Another good thing to have when selling.)

Selling for the Rega upgrade????

:hand: :shame:

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plastic penguin wrote:

andybeau wrote:

Selling for the Rega upgrade????

:hand: :shame:

 

Rega and upgrade in the same sentence , thats a first.  :twisted:

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RE: Leema's gone Pete Tong!

There's a serious and very important side to this, too.

When I had the Alpha 7 the volume control went wonky. Contacted them and they were going to charge me for repair, plus I had to arrange my own courier. That's when the decision was made to buy the A65+. What it cost to repair outweighed its value.

Leema, on the other hand, regardless of sound quality and all the other paraphernalia that goes with the brand's reputation (Pulse MKI is the third generation of their amps), they are repairing and arranging pick-up and delivery back when fixed without costing a penny.

Can't ask for more than that. Wicked.

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Serious note 2.

Yup , thats brilliant service PP. 

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plastic penguin wrote:

There's a serious and very important side to this, too.

When I had the Alpha 7 the volume control went wonky. Contacted them and they were going to charge me for repair, plus I had to arrange my own courier. That's when the decision was made to buy the A65+. What it cost to repair outweighed its value.

Leema, on the other hand, regardless of sound quality and all the other paraphernalia that goes with the brand's reputation (Pulse MKI is the third generation of their amps), they are repairing and arranging pick-up and delivery back when fixed without costing a penny.

Can't ask for more than that. Wicked.

 

So its gone wrong twice? How old is it?

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I've had the Leema rep visit my house to change an internal setting on my amps in the past.  Really excellent for customer service.

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Big thumbs up for Leema customer service, that's excellent.

Think PP would rather sell the Mrs than change the Pulse... good to be so content with kit.

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