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Axe-Fx III wait list: Let us know when you get notified...

1poorplayer

Forum Addict
It's been noted , there are far more sales of the III than what is seen here , so it's hard for anyone not affiliated to guess what the total number of units sold or returned really is.
 

NeoSound

Fractal Fanatic
If you look at the info here on the forum it seems less than 1% have had hardware issues, and they showed up quickly.

I’m not the least bit concerned because I know how great FAS is about taking care of their equipment and customers :)
 

CradleInFlames

New here
So, never having bought a fractal unit before, if my waiting list request was in March, am I more likely to be purchasing whatever the next model of Axe FX comes out or is there a chance I'll eventually get my hands on one of these? Seems like we're a few months in and the first day is still being processed. If that scales out, it sounds like a new unit will be released before my invitation is sent.

Anyone else have experience being waitlisted on a previous product that didn't manage to get the submission in on the first day?
 

luke

Fractal Fanatic
So, never having bought a fractal unit before, if my waiting list request was in March, am I more likely to be purchasing whatever the next model of Axe FX comes out or is there a chance I'll eventually get my hands on one of these? Seems like we're a few months in and the first day is still being processed. If that scales out, it sounds like a new unit will be released before my invitation is sent.

Anyone else have experience being waitlisted on a previous product that didn't manage to get the submission in on the first day?
This is new product hysteria, it will die down in a year and there will be sales eventually to move units. Fractal is so small they could not handle shipping 5,000 units in a month, nor the complications which would come with such.
 

jaycroft97

Regular
I signed up on 1/29 at 2:35 and haven't heard anything yet. Although, they did say they were expecting stock in today, so hopefully we'll start seeing some activity by tomorrow.....
 

zenaxe

Fractal Fanatic
So, never having bought a fractal unit before, if my waiting list request was in March, am I more likely to be purchasing whatever the next model of Axe FX comes out or is there a chance I'll eventually get my hands on one of these? Seems like we're a few months in and the first day is still being processed. If that scales out, it sounds like a new unit will be released before my invitation is sent.

Anyone else have experience being waitlisted on a previous product that didn't manage to get the submission in on the first day?
It’s all totally linear in distribution. There are still people on the wait list for the AxeFx Standard.
 

CradleInFlames

New here
This is new product hysteria, it will die down in a year and there will be sales eventually to move units. Fractal is so small they could not handle shipping 5,000 units in a month, nor the complications which would come with such.
Is it like this on all iterations of the AxeFx (ie FX and FX ultra or just from II to III)? Also, what's the typical lifecycle of new models (from a previous thread, it looks like a new iteration every 2-3 years)?

A year long waitlist on a product with a 2-3 year cycle seems kinda crazy but I guess not much I can do about it. Thanks!
 

NaturalScience

Inspired
The waitlist for the Axe FX 2 was in 2011 or 2012. They iterated upon it with the XL, but as far as I'm concerned, the cycle for the Axe FX 2 has been 6+ years. At least, I'm still using mine 6 years later.

I don't think you saw the same type of waitlist for the XL iterations. You're not necessarily looking at a huge wait for every minor revision to the product.
 
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FractalGrinder

Inspired
I signed up on 1/29 at 2:35 and haven't heard anything yet. Although, they did say they were expecting stock in today, so hopefully we'll start seeing some activity by tomorrow.....
It would be awesome if we could get confirmation that its still on time for that scheduled date. :eyes:
 

VegasGuitar

Veteran
Unless I've missed something, there's only been 3 or 4 ? out of hundreds or more shipped. I would think if it would fail it would be within the first week.
We have seen those reported here and only those. Percentage cannot be determined. But the number reported here on the forum requiring returns, are becoming worrisome. To me, 2 or 3 in the first shipment is worrisome.
 

Randalljax

Forum Addict
We have seen those reported here and only those. Percentage cannot be determined. But the number reported here on the forum requiring returns, are becoming worrisome. To me, 2 or 3 in the first shipment is worrisome.
I think it depends on the size of shipment 2 or 3 failures in 100 units is not bad ,its seems to be the same problem too so thats easier to check going fwd , the other issues you have seen have been things like missing cabs ,which FAS is able to send a file and walk the user through ,also pretty much most of the bugs at this point reported , have been hunted down and fixed in quick updates from Cliff
 
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MMFB

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Hopefully my email invite will come in the next couple of weeks otherwise I might be forced to get a XL+. ;)
 
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