I don't see a need to upgrade from A700...yet

Started Apr 16, 2011 | Discussions thread
Graham Best Veteran Member • Posts: 3,426
Re: Still have A700, but poor QC and faults mean I don't use it much

Henry Richardson wrote:

I still have my A700, but don't use it much anymore. If it wasn't for the poor QC and faults though I would be happy to still be using it even though tech has moved on since it came out in 2007.

You've made several posts about "poor QC". Would you care to elaborate?

As far as I know, your complaint with the a700 concerned the "skipping dial" problem that does affect some a700's. I've yet to read a report of this problem not being "fixed" by contact cleaner, but I agree with you that it is a problem.

I would disagree with you that this problem is QC, as all the a700's use the same dial assembly, but not all users experience the skipping. One could describe this as a design flaw, but I don't see it falling in the QC category.

Graham

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