[linux-audio-user] Interesting story for BCR2000 owners
timg at expressmart.com
Thu Mar 2 09:57:08 EST 2006
Joe Hartley wrote:
>On Wed, 01 Mar 2006 22:53:20 -0800
>Florin Andrei <florin at andrei.myip.org> wrote:
>>On Wed, 2006-03-01 at 00:31 +0100, Carotinho wrote:
>>>Alle 20:22, martedì 28 febbraio 2006, Lee Revell ha scritto:
>>>>On Tue, 2006-02-28 at 08:48 -0800, Mark Knecht wrote:
>>>>Behringer might have been cutting some corners?!? I am shocked,
>>>Let's forgive them, for poor musician's sake:)
>>As much as I like Behringer prices, their quality is something totally
>I find that Behringer's quality varies greatly, as does their originality.
>I have a BCF2000 controller which is just frelling brilliant. It works
>really well, and is, as far as I can tell, a very original piece of
>I also have a Behringer T1953 mic preamp which I never use because it
>gives me a much harsher sound than I like. I even prefer the preamps in
>my Behringer mixer to it. The mixer's not bad, and has never given me
>The last piece of B gear I'll mention that I have is a cable tester. This
>is the piece of gear that shows what little regard they have for other
>companies when designing gear.
>Here's the B tester: http://www.behringer.com/CT100/index.cfm?lang=ENG
>and here's a piece of gear calles a Swizz Army tester, which is the original
>Other than the color of the case, these units appear identical, except
>for the price. This cheesed the folks who made the Swizz Army unit off,
>as you might expect.
>Google for behringer and aphex or roland or mackie, and you'll find that
>at least early on, the 2 big reasons they were able to sell their stuff
>so cheaply was Chinese labor (and that hasn't changed), and having a
>copying machine as the heart of their R&D department.
But if these actions are found to be within legal limits what can be done?
I must admint that a company that does not invest in it's own R&D is one
that will fail... and lose (at least my) respect.
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