"I bought it on a mail-in rebate promotional making it free. It was definitely worth $0."
posted: Apr. 16, 2013 @ 7:53a
Limit 5 on the color3 hdmi switch $399.95 rebate! Woo!
posted: Apr. 16, 2013 @ 11:22a
This was on rebate few months age, and we decided it was worthless to most customers. Only purchase if you really know what it is and have a use for it.
Those rebate cards are a hassle to use. Currently have 4 Newegg Visa Cards in my (fat) wallet right now.
posted: Apr. 16, 2013 @ 12:58p
Only 4? I've received more than 40 this year for the amount more than $1,600!
A lot of stores accept VISA Cards. I also use them to pay Comcast and Geico at their website. You may also use them to buy FAR items from Newegg.
Dead Patient Walking
posted: Apr. 16, 2013 @ 2:18p
Just what is this, anyway?
posted: Apr. 16, 2013 @ 4:50p
GreenTrash said: Just what is this, anyway?
Since there is nothing in terms of "Color Processing" the box can really do that a mid-range+ TV couldn't do by changing the menu settings, a few have speculated that this device will strip HDMI's built-in copy-protection. Either that, or it's intended to strip money from gullible consumers.
Reviews are pretty unanimous that this is a POS. If Newegg still had decent Cash Back affiliate offers, I might have purchased it, but CB rates are sad for Newegg these days. Thanks for posting, though. Maybe someone needs to hit a spend requirement.
ETA: To clarify, I'm referring to the "Color3 Advanced HDMI Color Processing Device"
posted: Apr. 16, 2013 @ 6:06p
Out of stock on the HDMI thingy. Similar multi-$$$ device "Darblet" got mixed reviews in the home theater world.
posted: Apr. 16, 2013 @ 6:11p
bytem3 said: Reviews are pretty unanimous that this is a POS......."
If it were a hot item, would it be free after rebate??
classicmac said: bytem3 said: Good stuff does go FAR once in a while. They also go OOS in no time. Agreed
ETA: Sometimes, POS also go OOS in no time. Case in point: Color3 Advanced HDMI Color Processing Device now shows as "CURRENTLY SOLD OUT"
posted: Apr. 16, 2013 @ 9:19p
So McAfee is in stock? I thought the immigration police in Guatemala let him out of stock last December.
But seriously, I don't think it makes sense to use a software security product made by a wacked out fugitive wanted by the authorities in connection with a murder where he was living. Computer security begins and ends with trust. You have to trust someone and I think I can find someone more trustworthy.
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