Re: From the 2021 Ultralight Radio Shootout-- XHDATA D-808 Full Review
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I do agree, Les. One of the awful things with Chinese electronic manufacturers is the lack of quality control. I had similar event with a Tecsum PL-330 and I give it back. It took more than two months to recover my money with Aliexpress, so I will never buy again via this Chinese trickster store. Additionally I will use purchaser benefits from Paypal like "shipment fees return" as part of its customer's services.
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En miércoles, 3 de marzo de 2021 22:18:04 CET, Les Rayburn <les@...> escribió:
Welcome to the group.
Quality control with any product is a challenge. It’s clear from reading your review that you received a “lemon” (bad sample) of the D-808. The unit that you received does not perform similar to what users here have experienced.
For example, the DSP audio bandwidth settings are quite accurate with 4 kHz and 2.5 kHz being very close to exactly that when viewed on an audio waveform here.
Performance wise, the XHDATA D-808 ranks among the best portables that I’ve ever owned. I’d recommend purchasing another one before giving up on this stellar performer.
Best of DX to you.
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