Poll: Planning to upgrade to Pro?
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Yes, am very likely to upgrade
23.63%
43 23.63%
No, not looking to upgrade
26.37%
48 26.37%
Waiting to get more information about SQ or other benefits
50.00%
91 50.00%
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So, who is planning to upgrade to a Pro?
#11
Just for the record, I will be upgrading, I think. As I mentioned on another thread, I don't want miss out on future developments.

Having said that, I applied the same logic to my D-Premier -> 250 upgrade and that didn't quite work out for me, value-wise.

Still, I think my relationship with Devialet will be a long-term one, so upgrade first, and then consider a second box at some distant point in the future.
Devialet 250 Pro. Martin Logan Spire. Michell Gyrodec, Melco N1ZH
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#12
Money talks:
Last week - wednesday July 27th 2016 - I bought an upgrade from my 200 to the 440PRO. The upgrade to a 220PRO will be delivered first week in oktober (after holiday). I am paying in advance first week of september 2016. The 440 companion will be delivered (I hope) in November 2016.
Last week I received my renewed Clearaudio turntable (bought 2005 and re-invested € 18.600 from October 2015 untill now on) Wow, what a Devialet sound! Clearaudio looks like Devialet: fully upgradable. The communication is far better in Germany: you can contact the factory and ask what to pay for which possibilities. Open and transparant. Ideas Paris?
Power conditioning: Kemp (Isolator- & Powersource (2x)), Kemp QA/ SNS plugs (6x), Van den Hul Mainstream cable 52m, Sound1: 20A-230V group front, Sound 2: 20A-230V side/rear, Picture: 16A-230V, 
Source 1: Clearaudio (Synchro+Champion2+TT3 tangential+CM Bearing+Outer Limit+StradivariV2) connected in a balanced way on Devialet220 PRO CI, 530uV, 480 ohms
Source 2: Vodafone-Ziggo 1080i via Oppo 105D (Darbee 45%)
Source 3: Asus i7 16GbRAM W10-1809, Roon,Tidal, Spotify, Seagate 5TB HDD(2x), Audacity (=1350 recorded LP's 24/192), dBPoweramp
Cables: VandenHul&Kemp&Kimber, Techflex.com shielding, WBT nextgen, AQ Ethernet (3x), Live Cable USB, AQ jitterbug (7x)
Speakers: QuadESL2812 on  Heart 220PRO CI with Rel Stentor2 (14Hz -6 dB) and Rel Studio1 (9Hz - 6 dB) connected passive <32 HZ/12db/oct
Headphones: Devialet 220PRO CI on WooWee converter + StaxSR507(2x). Mobile: Sams Note9 1024GB & Oppo HA2+PM3 + AQ cables
Side and rearspeakers Kef Reference DM1&2 on Quad 707 (2x) with Rel Studio1
Picture: BenQW2000 (Calibrated), Projecta Electrol 300x173 (122 Inch), LG Oled 4K


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#13
As a 120 owner it's a nobrainer

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Le 220 Pro - Auralic Aries Mini - Audio Linear with Pickering XV-15/625 Heart - Sonus Faber Cremona M - Nordost Heimdall IC & SC
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#14
As a D400 owner this is very much not a no-brainer. I need to see tangible benefits, not vapourware, before I will consider it. To be honest, the way the 120/200 upgrade pricing is structured has p***ed me off so it's going to be a "hard sell".
GorbeSE/SME 309/DV XX-2 & Roon Rock (NUC) > D400 > Wilson Benesch Vectors
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#15
IMO, it's allot of money for a minor improvement in measurable performance. So no I'm not upgrading.
Roon->HQPlayer->McIntosh C47->McIntosh MC301s>Transparent Super->Wilson Audio Sabrinas w/ Shunyata Denali, Rega RP8, Rega Apheta 2


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#16
My D200 sounds wonderful and streaming is perfect with the new beta version of AIR so if I have a spare £3000 I think it would be better spent on a speaker upgrade.
[size=x-small]Phantom Golds, Yamaha WXC 50
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#17
(02-Aug-2016, 20:47)misterpete Wrote: My D200 sounds wonderful and streaming is perfect with the new beta version of AIR so if I have a spare £3000 I think it would be better spent on a speaker upgrade.

In addition, if I was to upgrade, surely it would be better to buy a used 120 (prices at the moment £2200-2500) add the upgrade to 220pro total cost £5500. I then sell my 200 for a bargain £3500, total cost of upgrade £2000!
[size=x-small]Phantom Golds, Yamaha WXC 50
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#18
(02-Aug-2016, 20:59)misterpete Wrote:
(02-Aug-2016, 20:47)misterpete Wrote: My D200 sounds wonderful and streaming is perfect with the new beta version of AIR so if I have a spare £3000 I think it would be better spent on a speaker upgrade.

In addition, if I was to upgrade, surely it would be better to buy a used 120 (prices at the moment £2200-2500) add the upgrade to 220pro total cost £5500. I then sell my 200 for a bargain £3500, total cost of upgrade £2000!

Being a happy 120 owner, which now sounds even more brilliant with the latest FW and the Mutec, I really need to listen to a 220Pro at home first before I could get the upgrade approved by my Finance Business Partner Blush , and that might be tricky since the dealers don't seem to benefit from the upgrade program.
It's very tempting for a 120 though, but still needs to make a clear step forward with reagrds to the sq and I am pretty impressed what I am hearing now. Won't be an early adopter, that's for sure.
Bauer LS 3.0 - Ortofon 7.8N SPK - 220 Pro - DH Labs D-110 - Mutec MC-3+ USB - DH Labs D-750 - G-Sonos - Technics 1200 MK2 w/ Quintet Blue - Shunyata Venom HC EU
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#19
i have a 400 and would rather buy another 200 maybe secondhand for the same cost as the upgrade, which would make a D600
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#20
I think if (Yes that's a big IF, I know) Devialet gets AIR working 100% there much less need for a streamer board. So the sound quality must then be the only reason for an upgrade. And since the Experts already sound so good...
                                                    Lifetime Roon, Mac mini, int. SSD, ext. HDD, tv as monitor, key board and track pad on bean bag as remote,Devialet 200, Od'A #097, Blue jeans speaker cable,                                     
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                                                                                                                                                                              Jim Smith's GBS.
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