Kemper Profiler Stage

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  1. Jarick

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    Kemper + Remote at $2250 is highly competitive today. Kemper Stage at $1800 would still be highly competitive. Even $2000 is still competitive. Remember, the Axe FX3 + FC6 is $2750 factory direct.
     
  2. DamianGreda

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    What's wrong with them?
    You will find such sockets in a large number of professional equipment. Remember that not always mass must be connected through the chasis and sometimes it is undesirable.
     
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  4. PaisleyWookie

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    They're free to price it whatever they want. They're also free to suffer the consequences. It's not like they're doing anything more than shoving 7+ year old tech into a floorboard.
     
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  5. OPENYOUREYES

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    Less manufacture cost i would guess-by pennies
     
  6. Ejay

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    A knob with the label “pedals” on it.
    Thats not on my toaster.......
     
  7. Guitardave

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    Hence my comment that hopefully it's actually something different.

    Floor based units invariably have more risk of people stepping on the plugs as a starting point.
     
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  8. OPENYOUREYES

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    just get them into GC and other similar stores and let the 15-20% coupons work- that should do it 1-2-3
     
  9. Ingolf

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    Likely for easier access to pedal configuration
     
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  10. OPENYOUREYES

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    watch the emporium kempers start appearing! lol
     
  11. pickleweed

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    a full profiler, in which what, 30 percent of customers actually profile? and thats probably generous.

    at the end of the day, its a delivery system to deliver guitar tones, in that space, they have ample competition. the methodologies are different, but theyre in direct competition whether they like to believe it or not. i fully expect it to be in the 1700 dollar range because kempers gonna kemper, but ive got to do a cost analysis for MY dollars. and if i can get something similar tones for less dollars, thats where my dollars may go. but we'll see what it actually comes in at.
     
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  13. OPENYOUREYES

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    AND if its avail at gc/sam ash/ect and you can use 15-20% coupons even better
     
  14. OPENYOUREYES

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    headphone out? usb audio?
     
  15. Ingolf

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    You're right, but profiling is/was Kemper's chore competence from the get-go.
    Also it's still their unique selling point.
    People need to realize this is not a stripped down version of anything existing Kemper but a different form factor incl. a substantial enhancement I/O wise IMO (second loop).
    Everything else is just wishful thinking.
     
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    Only one data point, I suppose, but in all the pricing discussions I’ve been privy to among Line 6 folks over the years, not once has any of them brought up the used market. I think they’re much more concerned about the feature/value ratio comparative to other things on the market. Some of it is talking to retailers and getting feedback as far as what price ranges they’re comfortable with. I think the biggest thing is that the pressure to keep prices lower (in a relative sense) while offering more and more features is a constant challenge.
     
  17. Ejay

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    1 button for something you do once a year?
    My glass bowl keeps predicting profiling of overdrives / compressors.
    Which would allign with a 2nd loop to connect to a head/toaster/amp.
    Which would explain zero development of drives so far, yet enough signals that would be answering desires of users.
     
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  18. OPENYOUREYES

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    i am so glad i am content with my basic gear and not chasing unicorns.
     
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  19. PaisleyWookie

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    I sound like I'm down on the Stage, but really I'm super interested. I'm just hoping they realize Helix Floor is $1500, FM3+FC6 (if it ever actually comes out) is $1500, and do it for $1500-$1600. Maybe it is wishful thinking, who knows.

    One thing they do have that Fractal doesn't is distribution, and the often special financing and/or coupons that come with it.

    I'm on the FM3 list, but honestly I'm getting weary of waiting.
     
  20. Ingolf

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    I love your thinking.
    Could you also kindly tell me next week's lottery numbers? ;)
     
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