Stinger's website says not to buy it now

Discussion in 'Stinger' started by Vortex, May 29, 2018.

  1. dinkydi

    dinkydi Premium Member Advanced User Premium Member

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    to be helpful do you know the countries visited or listed, thx
     
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    I think you hit the nail on the head - execution, or more specifically results is what matters to customers. If the existing product in customers hands doesn't work, it doesn't matter how clear it is to the company's engineers why it doesn't work, or what secret plans they may have to fix it or come up with a newer, better product. By keeping things secret they create an impression the company is dying and/or product is abandoned.
     
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    A while back I heard that the new laser freedom will interface to the VIP somehow to give people the ability to connect more than 4 heads. While it would be a nice option, hopefully that is not the official fix for VIP laser (everyone replace their LAB+heads with new freedom laser) - unless of course the hardware swap is free and they throw in a couple of extra heads to compensate for the cost of re-install.
     
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    You know you can run 3 labs off the extender box right?

    Which gives you a total of 12 heads.
     
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    The post doesn't exist anymore (that I can find anyway), but back in the day on RD.net there was an Australian crane truck driver who had a JTG quad LI setup on that crane, which I always found hysterical. I wonder if he's running a 12 head Stinger these days. :roflolmao:

    It's going to be interesting to see who ends up being the next US distributor. I have to assume no one knowledgeable about this industry would want to given the current state of their products.
     
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    Edit: My mistake. I was thinking you were asking about the LI distributor. *wears the cone of shame*


    Written from my mobile device.
     
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    I don't think it's supported in the firmware. I inquired a while back about running 5 heads on the front, 3 in the back and was told not supported.
     
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    Works fine here when we tested it in AU/EU.
     
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    dinkydi Premium Member Advanced User Premium Member

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    @ Vortex any updates
     
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    Nope, nothing yet. I messaged them a few days ago about setting up a time and whatnot, but I haven’t heard back yet.

    My guess, and it’s just a total guess, is they want to wait to make sure everything is working well and ready to go so they don’t put themselves in a bind. Once they’re happy with everything, they’ll feel comfortable taking the next step to openly share about whatever it is they’ve been working on.
     
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    Hmm silence