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Offline wizardofoz

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Re: Emotiva XMC-1 Owners thread and news
« Reply #105 on: February 25, 2018, 16:08 »
Im wondering if they let people get them yet without shipping their units to a dealer
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Re: Emotiva XMC-1 Owners thread and news
« Reply #106 on: February 25, 2018, 18:48 »
Im wondering if they let people get them yet without shipping their units to a dealer

Likely not. At least not for the faint hearted users like me.
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Re: Emotiva XMC-1 Owners thread and news
« Reply #107 on: February 25, 2018, 18:49 »
Likely not. At least not for the faint hearted users like me.


yes but i did all their warranty repairs here for about 7 years before KEC came on the scene
I have a pile of stuff that pushes out squiggly waveforms from smaller squiggly waveforms that sometimes come from 1's and 0's.
It's wonderful to behold as long as you don't let the magic smoke out.

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Re: Emotiva XMC-1 Owners thread and news
« Reply #108 on: February 27, 2018, 07:24 »

yes but i did all their warranty repairs here for about 7 years before KEC came on the scene

True. I guess we'll just have to wait and see once the boards are available.
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Re: Emotiva XMC-1 Owners thread and news
« Reply #109 on: February 27, 2018, 12:48 »
you could turn Emotiva blue if you hold your breath. hurry up and wait ... Emotiva is pathetic at releasing updates and upgrades. the wait is forever usually.
I have a pile of stuff that pushes out squiggly waveforms from smaller squiggly waveforms that sometimes come from 1's and 0's.
It's wonderful to behold as long as you don't let the magic smoke out.

Life is short! Enjoy the music while it plays, when it stops, there might be a chair for you...or  maybe not.

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Re: Emotiva XMC-1 Owners thread and news
« Reply #110 on: February 28, 2018, 07:02 »
True. But I don't really want to go the route of buying another avr with Atmos and then another dsp that does Dirac like the drc88. Some more need 2 of these dsp units to do 5.2.4
More costs. Zzz....
And all in one like what the xmc was supposed to be would be nice in terms of hassle and costs.
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Re: Emotiva XMC-1 Owners thread and news
« Reply #111 on: April 03, 2018, 12:52 »
hmmm Emotiva is the next USA brand with everything assembled in China... lets see how are they affected?
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Re: Emotiva XMC-1 Owners thread and news
« Reply #112 on: April 14, 2019, 18:44 »
Finally! Some updates for the Atmos upgrade.

From emolounge forum, XMC-2 announcement:

The existing upgrade Atmos board to the XMC-1 that was previously announced isn't happening. Having two separate OS paths with the different chips were going to be far too expensive and time consuming for the engineering team. Instead, we will offer an upgrade path to a brand new XMC-2 unit with a trade in program.

For any person who owns an XMC-1 with the V3 board, you can upgrade to a brand new XMC-2 for $650. If you have an XMC-1 without the V3 board, it will be $1,050 to upgrade.

Basically getting a brand new unit for the price of what the Atmos board upgrade was going to be.

We will have an official announcement hitting the site soon but wanted to give you the heads up first.
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