On 05/20/08 01:06 am Jim Brown wrote:
> Are you aware of the market in counterfeit parts? I'm a member of the
> Standards Committee of the Audio Engineering Society. Engineers from
> many well known manufacturers of equipment, wire, cable, and connectors
> serve with me on that committee and its Working Groups (among them are
> Belden, Switchcraft, Neutrik, Shure, Neumann, AKG, Schoeps, and JBL). In
> off the record discussions, many of them have cited significant problems
> with counterfeit versions of their products -- products that are
> intentional copies, look absolutely identical right down to the mfr's
> trademark, but are of inferior quality.
A little over 20 years ago, somebody told me that Sony in the UK had
found that some of the cassettes in its own warehouse were counterfeit.
I don't know how that could have happened, unless someone "returned"
counterfeits in place of the genuine ones they had bought originally.
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