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Upgrade program kick-off
(31-Dec-2016, 23:35)james n Wrote: After a lot of deliberation and with just an hour or s0 left of 2016 - i've done it .

120 to 220Pro upgrade ordered  Big Grin

Nice one James! You've taken advantage of what is probably the best value upgrade of them all.
Hope the process goes smoothly and that you're happy with your 220 Pro. I'm sure you will be!

Alex.
Project Eperience X Pack with Ortofon Rondo Red MC, Oppo BDP 105D, Sonos Connect, QNAP HS251+ NAS running JRiver, Mutec MC-3+USB, Devialet 440 Pro, Denon AH-D5000, Sennheiser HD600 and HD800 with Cardas cable, Rupert Neve Designs headphone amp., Proac Response D20R, Van Den Hul The First Ultimate interconnects, GSP Audio Spatia speaker cable.
South Coast England
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Thanks Alex - luckily i didn't wake up this morning regretting anything so looking forward to getting the process underway and giving my 120 a little holiday across the channel. As much as i love my 120, the offer is too good to turn down.

Cheers

James

Melco N1A > Chord Signature TA USB > Devialet 220 Pro > Van Damme Blue > PMC GB1i
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james n,
I have no doubt that you'll be very pleased with the upgrade. It is a very big step up; much more than I believed would be possible, as I felt the D120 was wonderful. Based on my own experience, I believe the D220 is more sensitive to speaker cables (and probably other cables) but that is just something that I found weak in my system.

Let us know about the turnaround time and your impressions when it gets turned on for the first time.
Damon
Sonos, VPI HW19 mkIII, D220 Pro Lawrence Audio Violin SE, Analysis Plus Oval 9 speaker cable
Vancouver, Canada
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Thanks Damon and thanks for the help further back in the thread. It made the decision easier. I'll report back on how it all goes.

Cheers

James

Melco N1A > Chord Signature TA USB > Devialet 220 Pro > Van Damme Blue > PMC GB1i
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After some initial hesitation, I also took the plunge and opted for the upgrade. Ordered on Xmas Eve, and shipped last week Thursday with Devialet verifying receipt in France one day later.

Looking forward to getting my 250 (Pro) back! Smile
D250 Pro | Piega Coax 10.2 | JL Audio SW | QNAP TVS-471 NAS  | Win 10 Music PC w HQPlayer & Roon Server | HDPlex 100w PSU
| Sonore MicroRendu | Mutec MC3+ USB | Trinnov ST-2 HiFi | MX Vinyl | T+A G 2000 R | Woo Audio WA6
Bavaria Germany
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Today I visited one of the major high end and Devialet dealers in Mannheim Germany to ask for a listening session of the Expert Pro series.... it turned out that dealers in Gernany have very bad experience with the  German distritubutor or Devialet so that it is does not seem to be in in their interest to offer the new Expert Pro line. Even my favoured Frankfurt dealer hes no news when to receive the Expert Pro.
Very very disapointing for the start of the year ...
iMac, Airport Time Capsule, Air Wifi and Ethernet, Roon, Audirvana+, Devialet 200, Dual CS 617Q, Bowers&Wilkins 804D, Qobuz Sublime, Germany
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most european countries can use the online shop from Devialet, exception is Germany. Send a complaint to Devialet, maybe it is in their interest to chase the german distributor or replace him with the online shop. Then you could order a Devialet, listen to it and send it back if you don't like it...which will not happen frequently I guess...
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(29-Dec-2016, 21:54)baddog Wrote: @maxijazz - where are you located? I would advise getting in touch with the local Devialet sales manager to work through this issue. If you cannot find that information I would ask Devialet support to provide you with that information and put you in touch with them.

I followed as advised and was able to order the upgrade thanks to dealer's help.
Thank you baddog!

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After ordering my upgrade on New Years Eve (cutting it a bit fine!), i got an email from 'Judith' with my shipping label on the 4th of Jan and arranged collection with UPS for the 6th when i'd be at home. I had all the original boxes so no need to get those from Devialet. All securely packed, UPS picked it up this afternoon as arranged. If all goes well i should have it back by the end of the month.

James

Melco N1A > Chord Signature TA USB > Devialet 220 Pro > Van Damme Blue > PMC GB1i
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After much considerartion I ordered the upgrade as well on the 30th of december. My D200 will be picked up on monday by UPS. This is the first time that I make a change to a completely satsisfying setup. I like the sound of my D200 with firmware 7.1.3. We will wait and see...
Devialet 220pro - Sonus Faber Olympica II - Moon Neo 260D - Oppo BDP103 - Lessloss DFPC Signature - Lessloss Firewall - Intel NUC - AQ USB Coffee

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