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Blah. couldnt get the headphones today, my G5 broke so i had to get a new one.. and the bank was closed.
    
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So i called ncix today, and they dont have icemats siberia's in stock, its only on "special order". How and what does this mean?

i can only play with cash or debit, cannot pay online.

I need help!
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They've been in "special order" status for quite a few weeks. I had to cancel my order because of that because they weren't able to give me an ETA for it.

I ended up getting it at TigerDirect.ca but they don't seem to sell them anymore.

But other than NCIX's "special order", I can't find them available anywhere else. They seem to be as rare as the Tuniq Tower now lol. (ie. DirectCanada, CanadaComputers, etc don't have it)
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So i called ncix today, and they dont have icemats siberia's in stock, its only on "special order". How and what does this mean?

i can only play with cash or debit, cannot pay online.

I need help!
I'm going out on a limb here and assuming they will only order a pair if you ask them explicitly...I don't know how ncix handles money but I'd guess debit card is ok.

Any stores around? BTW, I would _highly_ recommend getting HD555's...I got mine off amazon (do they have a canadian site? they take debit?)

Anyhow, reconsider those siberia's...they are very overrated and are almost a fad...they aren't real quality headphones, no matter how you look at it (and they're expensive for what you do get).
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Well at futureshop, they only got these http://www.futureshop.ca/search/sear...=EN&search=KWS

I assume the best one is the HD515 there? is it worth it?
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wow the HD555 here in Canada in NCIX is 200 bucks...http://www.ncix.com/products/index.p...%20Electronics
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My siberias should be tomorrow, if you like, I could wait and give you a full result. My opinion on the siberias is that they are in my opinion, good for their price. Granted, I am no audiophile, I put comfort before sound quality in headphones. I found the siberias to be very lightweight and comfortable. I tried on a couple sennheisers and they did have better quality sound, but they just weren't as comfortable to me. I am on my computer in 98% of my freetime. I can be wearing headphones for 10+ hours at a time and with my current headphones, I will have to take them off for 15min and rub my ears as they become sore. Granted, I haven't worn the siberias for a time span such as that, but from what I felt, I think they will hold up to my expectations.
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ncix in burnaby said that it will take about a month to ship the icemats........
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post #29 of 52
Would anyone recommend I get Icemat Siberias over my current Senn PC150's? Cause these things get very uncomfortable after a few hours...and that is not good

I use a cheapo $12 sound card, so I don't care much for superb sound quality, as long as there comfty hehe
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anyone order icemats at ncix in burnaby? or w/e

how long did it take for it to arrive?
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