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Katalyst Majik DSM
2017-09-11, 18:13
Post: #31
RE: Katalyst Majik DSM
(2017-09-11 18:04)sunbeamgls Wrote:  
(2017-09-11 17:29)Tin Wrote:  
(2017-09-11 16:29)timster Wrote:  
(2017-09-11 16:21)sunbeamgls Wrote:  I might be wrong, but I can't recall a precedent for Majik level upgrades.

If there is a Kat version of anything in the Majik range, it seems more likely to be a new purchase than an upgrade.

That's interesting. Good to know, and you're probably right given the price point.
Not quite. The pricelist does show a number of Majik upgrades.

Yes, you're right Tin - DSi to DSM and the addition of Exakt links as examples. Could be possible then. I wonder if they've only been functional upgrades or if they included some sonic benefits.
You can even upgrade a Majik turntable. Wink

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2017-09-11, 20:47 (This post was last modified: 2017-09-11 20:50 by DavidHB.)
Post: #32
RE: Katalyst Majik DSM
(2017-09-11 16:21)sunbeamgls Wrote:  I might be wrong, but I can't recall a precedent for Majik level upgrades.

To expand on Tin's point, you can upgrade a Majik DS or DSM Smile, but only in conjunction with an Exakt purchase Sad. You can also upgrade the HDMI board on Majik models, and fit Dynamik power supplies to older models. Apart from the stipulation about the Exakt purchase, this is pretty similar to the range of upgrades currently available at Akurate level.

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2017-09-12, 07:55
Post: #33
RE: Katalyst Majik DSM
(2017-09-11 20:47)DavidHB Wrote:  
(2017-09-11 16:21)sunbeamgls Wrote:  I might be wrong, but I can't recall a precedent for Majik level upgrades.

To expand on Tin's point, you can upgrade a Majik DS or DSM Smile, but only in conjunction with an Exakt purchase Sad. You can also upgrade the HDMI board on Majik models, and fit Dynamik power supplies to older models. Apart from the stipulation about the Exakt purchase, this is pretty similar to the range of upgrades currently available at Akurate level.

David

I think those a relatively low-cost upgrades? When it comes to a major refit for Kat, it may well not be cost effective at the Majik level. We shall have to wait and see.

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