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 Post subject: Importing Speakers etc from USA
Posted: Wed Apr 20, 2011 9:35 am 
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Just wondering if anyone has imported speakers, amps and/or head units in from the USA seeing as the USD/AUD exchange is so good.

I'm aware that there is the warranty issue where the gear will have to be sent back to the US if it is faulty but I am more interested in knowing if the USA have slightly different frequencies for radio etc.

cheers in advance.

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 Post subject: Re: Importing Speakers etc from USA
Posted: Wed Apr 20, 2011 9:47 am 
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Yeah as far as I am aware US freq's are different, all the other gear will work though.

 

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Posted: Wed Apr 20, 2011 11:12 am 
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The difference in the US is the AM tuning step. 9Mhz vs 10Mhz iirc.
But this is a selectable option in most head units anyway.

Japan has different frequencies and you'd need to buy a frequency converter.

 

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 Post subject: Re: Importing Speakers etc from USA
Posted: Wed Apr 20, 2011 6:46 pm 
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cheers for that guys :D bringing the stuff in will save me about 20% even after paying imports, shipping etc

1 AUD = 1.05 USD = WINNING!!
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Posted: Tue Aug 30, 2011 7:15 pm 
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i just got some gear from the states off ebay paid about $550 oz all up for type r alpine splits, polk audio 6.5" 2ways, 1 farad cap rockfosgate and a 4ga 4ch amp kit didnt have to pay anything on tax
which was awsome and pretty sure i saved some $$$ from buying over seas :)

 

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