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Re: Aston Element vs Beyer m201, mmm...

Postby Chet Leeway » Sat Dec 12, 2020 4:09 pm

Mike Stranks wrote: "... and you can spend hours on YouTube now watching people opening boxes..."

I give 'unboxings' a wide berth,

I've always shaken my head in disbelief at the concept of unboxing videos. Then, the other day, I was packing something that I'm selling and I was unsure about the accessories that came with it. In a matter of minutes I had found an unboxing video for the product and determined which cables to put in the box (had to rummage around a bit to find a couple of them) and which ones to keep. So at least they're moderately useful for second hand transactions.
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Re: Aston Element vs Beyer m201, mmm...

Postby Sam Spoons » Sat Dec 12, 2020 4:24 pm

Or you could have RTFM? :D
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Re: Aston Element vs Beyer m201, mmm...

Postby Wonks » Sat Dec 12, 2020 7:46 pm

Sam Spoons wrote:Or you could have RTFM? :D
Hold hard, dear chap. There are limits you know! :D
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Re: Aston Element vs Beyer m201, mmm...

Postby Sam Spoons » Sat Dec 12, 2020 7:54 pm

Sorry :silent:
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Re: Aston Element vs Beyer m201, mmm...

Postby shufflebeat » Sat Dec 12, 2020 9:10 pm

You'll be having us asking directions next.
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Re: Aston Element vs Beyer m201, mmm...

Postby Wonks » Sat Dec 12, 2020 9:36 pm

shufflebeat wrote:You'll be having us asking directions next.

I’ve gone all weak.
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Re: Aston Element vs Beyer m201, mmm...

Postby Sam Spoons » Sat Dec 12, 2020 9:44 pm

Hope you're better next week then...
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Re: Aston Element vs Beyer m201, mmm...

Postby Mike Stranks » Tue Dec 15, 2020 11:57 pm

Well here's a thing...!

Bandrew/Podcaststage has just done a review of the 'Element':

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5CwWjzgHgYw

I'll leave you to form your own impressions...
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Re: Aston Element vs Beyer m201, mmm...

Postby shufflebeat » Wed Dec 16, 2020 1:24 pm

He's quite good, in a "little brother I'd like to lock in a cupboard" kind of way.
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Re: Aston Element vs Beyer m201, mmm...

Postby Hugh Robjohns » Wed Dec 16, 2020 4:28 pm

Mike Stranks wrote:I'll leave you to form your own impressions...

I think he picked up on its primary characteristics pretty well... :silent:
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Re: Aston Element vs Beyer m201, mmm...

Postby Chet Leeway » Wed Dec 16, 2020 5:37 pm

Wonks wrote:
Sam Spoons wrote:Or you could have RTFM? :D
Hold hard, dear chap. There are limits you know! :D

I forgot to mention that the reason I checked was that there were discrepancies between my vague memory of which accessories were included (1 cable), product descriptions on the internet (3 cables) and the documentation that came with the product (2 cables). Apparently they changed the accessories after printing the documentation, and the unboxing video revealed that the correct number of cables was 3. Anyway, unboxings ... generally useless, but not utterly and completely useless.
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Re: Aston Element vs Beyer m201, mmm...

Postby Sam Spoons » Thu Dec 17, 2020 1:45 pm

A good point well made, though I would have been onto the retailer for the extra cable the manual said I should have got :bouncy:
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