[TriLUG] wireless mice - avoiding mutual interference?
James c. Jones
jonesjc at intrex.net
Mon Jan 7 20:32:45 EST 2008
The Holly Park Intrex Store has move to a larger location at Eastgate
Shopping Center ( just a few miles north of the old location ).
They were having difficulty with AT&T ( no phone lines, no dsl ) today.
It looks as though they will have more variety, and more stock to
Joseph Mack NA3T wrote:
> On Mon, 7 Jan 2008, Dave Sorenson wrote:
>> This is why I do not shop at Intrex anymore. They don't
>> stand behind the products they sell.
> The guy I talked to today is new and doesn't know the
> hardware well (this is not a good sign I'll admit). He just
> thought I was returning it because I didn't like the way it
> worked. The techie straightened him out.
> I am sorry that no-one there ever knows if an item works on
> Linux. I've given up asking now. It's not like they carry
> such a large range of products that you couldn't test them.
>> IMHO you should not have to fight a retailer to get what
>> you paid for and if their products are DOA the buyer
>> should not have to fight for an exchange/ refund.
> Do you have another local place?
> I'm as happy to buy off the internet for fungible items like
> a WRT54GS as the next guy, but stuff I'm not sure of, it's
> handy to have a relatively knowledgable set of employees and
> a range of hardware to chose from. Saving 10% at a time is
> OK till you get a bad purchase and then you're way behind
> and it would have been better to buy locally.
> I'd rather not buy at Office Max, Best Buy etc, because they
> treat their staff poorly and the staff don't know anything
> about the hardware. I'm happy to pay extra to keep alive a
> local store that has some expertise in the product.
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