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Re: Ebay (Was Re: Selecting vendors)

It sounds to me like you knew the keyboard was not out yet in the US, 
so something must have been up.  Frankly, the worst of it would have 
been the Japanese manual you'd have to read.  My guess is that an 
English manual for a Yamaha piece of gear is worth the wait.

Back in the day there was a lot of gray market camera and electronics 
stuff going on.  Maybe there still is.  Your vendor didn't seem to be 
hiding anything, just not advertising what it was.  Buyer beware and 

Mark Sottilaro

On Wednesday, August 13, 2003, at 10:58 PM, Jeff Shirkey wrote:

>> I got one of the last Japanese version Sony PCM Digital Audio 
>> Converters (converts two channels of analog audio into 16-bit 
>> digital, encoded into a video signal that can be recorded onto a vcr) 
>> and I have to power it from a step-down transformer, as Jap equipment 
>> runs on 100volts ac. Dunno if your gear has a switch for that, and 
>> some people say 100v is close enough to 117v with tolerances and 
>> such, but I dunno. I'd rather be safe than sorry.
> Actually, quite helpful, since that's an angle I had never considered.
> Anyway, I hope I have good news to report in a day or two (max!) Re: 
> my refund. I know I'll have to swallow a cancellation fee, but 
> hopefully that's it.
> Thanks,
> Jeff