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Electronics Price Compared to US

Post by rudyzhang » Fri, 06 Apr 2007 1:24 am

Hi,

I am moving to Singapore in May. So I am wondering how is the price of electronics there compared to US. If it is as expensive as cars, I better buy LCD TV and computers (Apple) and bring them to Singapore since the company pay for shippment anyway.

Thank you for any information.

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Re: Electronics Price Compared to US

Post by Sonus » Mon, 09 Apr 2007 2:11 pm

rudyzhang wrote:I better buy LCD TV and computers (Apple) and bring them to Singapore since the company pay for shippment anyway.
Pls take note of the voltage rating difference btw US & Singapore before bringing your electronic equipment to Singapore.

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Post by sundaymorningstaple » Mon, 09 Apr 2007 6:19 pm

aj,

What voltage issues? all new computers and for that matter almost all electronics as well manufactured in the past 4 or 5 years are normally dual voltage by just changing a setting on the back of the unit. A desktop purchased in the US works fine here and vice versa.

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Post by audiojunky » Mon, 09 Apr 2007 7:23 pm

Hey - why are my posts being deleted??? I just said that it's better to buy in the US since it's cheaper out there??? Is that against the rules or what???

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Post by sundaymorningstaple » Mon, 09 Apr 2007 8:40 pm

aj,

sorry mah,

I was leaving my office and I posted the reply above then decided to delete it (mine). Guess I hit the wrong delete button. Very sorry. Please repost if you will. I deleted what I thought was my post and shut down the office PC and walked out without checking.

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Post by audiojunky » Mon, 09 Apr 2007 9:21 pm

he!he! and I thought I did something illegal on the forum :)

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Post by 2die4 » Mon, 09 Apr 2007 10:31 pm

better buy from the US before going here, although electronics here in SG are cheap compared to others, those from the US are much cheaper... i bought a portable dvd from Fries for 99USD and its so cool and IPOD Nano (2GB) was only 100+... I also bought my hair curlers from Costco for 11USD, so cheap!

but yeah like what they said take note of the voltage...
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Post by Winxkid » Wed, 11 Apr 2007 8:19 am

I believe there's something called euro-spec or whatever specification right?

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Post by Sonus » Wed, 11 Apr 2007 8:47 pm

Winxkid wrote:I believe there's something called euro-spec or whatever specification right?
Your so call euro-spec refering to the equipment or the voltage rating in Singapore? :???:

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