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$18 shipping for an ilok?
Old 5th September 2011
  #1
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$18 shipping for an ilok?

What a joke. I can slip a usb drive into a standard letter-size envelope, put on one a dem fancy 50-cent first class stamps and accomplish the same thing for 5% the cost. Scam scam scam!
Old 5th September 2011
  #2
Who's charging $18 to ship an iLok?
We ship them free...
Old 5th September 2011
  #3
Where did you buy it? If it was from a retail store and its in retail packaging that might explain part of it. It does still sound like expensive shipping.

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Old 6th September 2011
  #4
Tui
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If you're talking about the iLok 2, there are quite a few people who've seen their new iLoks either DOA or fail after a short period of time. They are rather flimsy. The body is made from cheap, soft plastic. So, having it shipped in a solid box seems like a good idea - paper envelope, not a good idea.

I'd have to say, though, these things are vastly overpriced, and build quality is shockingly poor.
Old 6th September 2011
  #5
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I guess that's what I get for buying from the manufacturer's website. $50 for a freaking usb drive man...
Old 8th September 2011
  #6
urumita
 
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time to buy FedEx shares, they should be cheap by now
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