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Old 07-16-2004, 01:04 PM
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Default Re: Waves vs. customer rights

I'm sick of having to repay high prices again and again for the same plugins that are simply re-ported to work with the latest Protools. For me it was $1500-1700 for Waves Gold in 2000 for Mix+, then upgrade to Protools HD v 5.3.2 on OS9 in Sept 2002 - had to pay $450 for the same plugins. Now with Protools 6.4 and Waves Gold 5 they want $600. It'd be one thing if the plugins were really new but they're basically the same. And now I hear buggy. Rip off. I'm switching to McDSP.
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Old 07-16-2004, 01:19 PM
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Old 07-16-2004, 03:16 PM
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Default Re: Waves vs. customer rights

So, Waves shows up this morning to set the record straight, then ducks and runs. I think many users here and on MANY OTHER BOARDS have raised valid questions about the WUP and this upgrade. (4.6?). I am still waiting for a response that addresses our concerns and doesnt read like ad copy.
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Old 07-16-2004, 06:35 PM
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Default Re: Waves vs. customer rights

I hate to reply to myself, but for a laugh I logged into my Waves account. It seems that my WUP ran out 4/11/04. OK. Then I check to see my upgrade path. $1700 to get to Platinum, $600 for to stay Gold (plus Ren Maxx, which looks to add Ren Channel & Ren Deesser) and $4400 to upgrade to Diamond!!
I also checked and I have paid them $395 to move to HD and another $400 to move up to OSX.

OK, I'm done. I wont post unless Waves responds here and tells us 4.6 is available to FIX THE BUGS.
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Old 07-16-2004, 06:46 PM
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Waves knows they have most by the **** and a few people complaining will not do it until many stop feeding Waves money because that's the only thing that's going to get them off the golf course.
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Old 07-16-2004, 06:49 PM
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It seems like they want you to go ahead and move up to the next bundle whenever there is a new version because you feel like you are getting a good deal. What happens if you were to finally upgrade all the way to Diamond. I wonder how much it would cost to upgrade a Diamond TDM bundle. I'm just guessing here, but based off of what people have said, that would be around $1200 or so. This is all a huge joke but Waves won't be laughing for long. I know I will no longer recommend Waves to anyone and I think there are lots of you reading this that feel the same.
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Old 07-19-2004, 12:04 PM
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Old 07-20-2004, 08:58 AM
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So how many people already upgraded? don't shy
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Old 07-20-2004, 05:49 PM
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Thank god I didn't buy waves.
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Old 07-20-2004, 09:23 PM
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I also agree that there is an effective (if not legal) breach of contract when the send you buggy software and don't fix it. And you didn't buy the software knowing it's problems (no manufacturer seems to be up front even about well known problems) so you were either defrauded or they owe you a working version. That said I will raise a glass to the brave soul who tries to win that argument in a court.
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