[access-uk] Re: Sonus 1XT question

  • From: Dean Wilcox <wilcoxdean@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Thu, 27 Feb 2014 22:13:59 +0000

I bought my Sonus in April 2005 when it was released and it has served me well 
since, I don't use it as much these days as I have another built into my system 
but it is still the only one I have and no of with speech, unless you count a 
smart phone!


On 27 Feb 2014, at 11:22, Vincent Thacker <vince@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> I'm still using a couple of radios that date back to the 1970s, one of which 
> is a ghetto-blaster. They do need the occasional squirt of WD40 to stop the 
> switches making noises, but apart from that they owe me nothing. But then, 
> I'm not at all excited about DAB radio, and will only use it if I'm foreced 
> to, or I suddenly decide I can't live without the extra stations. As these 
> radios have short, medium and long waves as well as FM< I'm not short of 
> stations to listen to! They don't announce the name of the station, but I 
> usually know it by its position on the band I'm tuned to.
> 
> Vince.
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> Message Received: Feb 27 2014, 10:57 AM
> From: "Kulvinder Singh Bhogal" 
> To: access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Cc: 
> Subject: [access-uk] Re: Sonus 1XT question
> 
> 
> Fare enough.  Maybe my expectations are higher than that of the manufacturer 
> or average user.
>  
> Regards
>  
>  
> Kulvinder Singh Bhogal
> Twitter: @BhogalKulvinder
> SKYPENAME: bobba2006
> Tel: +441332 514323
> Mob: +447581 483856
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> From: Ibrahim Gucukoglu
> Sent: Thursday, February 27, 2014 6:37 AM
> To: access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [access-uk] Re: Sonus 1XT question
> 
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> 
> Hi Culvinder.
>  
> I respectfully disagree, the £99 price tag was a reasonable price to pay for 
> a DAB radio at the time, in any case 8 years is good for most electrical 
> appliances of this type anyway, in fact I’d say that most radios today 
> wouldn’t last last 6 years or more without developing some malfunction at 
> some point in their service lives.  I don't think I’ve ever had one that’s 
> lasted me above 3 or 4 years, not that I can recall anyway.
>  
> All the best, Ibrahim.
> 
> 
>  
> 
> From: Kulvinder Singh Bhogal
> Sent: Wednesday, February 26, 2014 10:12 PM
> To: access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [access-uk] Re: Sonus 1XT question
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> The average seems to be 8 years and then you have to think about ditching the 
> radio.
>  
> That’s not very good considering the premium you pay for these radios.
>  
> Regards
>  
>  
> Kulvinder Singh Bhogal
> Twitter: @BhogalKulvinder
> SKYPENAME: bobba2006
> Tel: +441332 514323
> Mob: +447581 483856
> 
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> 
> From: Pele West
> Sent: Wednesday, February 26, 2014 8:41 AM
> To: access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [access-uk] Re: Sonus 1XT question
> 
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> 
> Hi
> 
> The Sonos 1 that went wrong in our house was bought from Tapesense in
> September 2006.
> 
> The Tempus 1 that went wrong was bought from Currys in July 2004.
> 
> The Sonos 1 that my husband is listening to at the moment was bought
> from Simply Radios in March 2005.
> 
> Make of that what you will.
> 
> Pele
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