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2018 Audio Research Trade-Up Program

June 26, 2018

Audio Research is pleased to announce a special program to encourage owners of both older and current ARC Products to Trade Up.  The 2018 Trade-Up Program is active now through August 31, 2018, so act quickly.  The Trade-Up Program is valid only through participating Dealers, and the program’s terms and conditions are authorized for owners of Audio Research products within the USA. Please check with your Dealer for details, terms, and conditions.

The Trade-Up Program offers owners of qualified Audio Research models (see Qualified Model List) Trade-In values up to 45% of the Original MSRP* of their current Audio Research Products and up to 35% of the original MSRP* of discontinued Audio Research models when traded in towards the purchase of new Audio Research Products. All Trade-In units must be in working order and be in reasonable physical condition. Participating Audio Research Dealers will evaluate Trade-In products and make any necessary deductions for any nicks, scratches, dents, missing or bad tubes, missing or poor packaging, and cartons, etc.

The Trade-Up offer is open to all current models of Audio Research Products and, limited by a Trade-Up requirement that is equal to or greater than the Original Retail Price of the Trade-In.  Select monoblock amplifiers are eligible but only when traded in and sold in pairs. 

2018 TRADE-UP PROGRAM TERMS and CONDITIONS
• Models that qualify for the Trade-Up Program include only those Audio Research models that are listed in the “2018 Trade-Up Program – Qualified Models & Trade-In Values”. The Trade-Up offer is open to all current Audio Research Products.  Monoblock amplifiers are eligible but only when traded in and sold in pairs. 

• Trade-In units must be in reasonable physical condition, they must work as designed and must NOT have been modified or altered from their original design.

• The Trade-In allowance provided to the consumer is up to 45% of the Original MSRP for current models and up to 35% of the Original MSRP for discontinued models, as listed in the Schedule provided by Audio Research.  

Deductions from the listed Trade-In Value include:
• Deduct 25% of listed Trade-In Value for models in very poor physical condition

• Deduct $200 from listed Trade-In Value for models with scratches or dents front-panel or meter faces 

• Deduct $75 from listed Trade-In Value for missing Audio Research shipping carton and/or associated packing materials. Proper packaging for safe shipment can be ordered from Audio Research Service.

• Deduct $75 from listed Trade-In Value for missing or broken factory-supplied remote control. 

• Following deductions, dealer is to adjust Trade-In Value and apply as a credit to the new Audio Research Product Purchase on the consumer invoice. 

The Program Trade-Ins are to only be based on retail prices per Program transaction:   
• The Trade-In and Trade-Up can be for any Audio Research products (amps, preamps, CD Players, Phono Stages, DACs, etc).

• Can Trade-in an amp for a new preamp and amp, or Trade-in a Phono Stage and a DAC for a new amp (only as examples). 

The MSRP of the Trade-Up must be at least equal to or greater than the total of Trade-In unit/s at the Original MSRP. 

Below is an example of a Trade-In of a component SET:    

EXAMPLE:
Trade-In    Original MSRP  = Trade-Up MSRP          
VT130            $5,495              $5,495             
LS15               $2,995              $2,995                  

The 2018 Audio Research Trade-Up Program offer is good only at participating dealers and valid now through August 31, 2018. The Program officially terminates August 31, 2018 at 5:00PM CDT. No exceptions or extensions.

*Limitations and restrictions apply. Offer valid June 18-August 31, 2018.

*2018 Audio Research Trade-Up Program is valid ONLY through participating Dealers.

*The program’s terms and conditions are authorized only for customers within the USA
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*Please check with your Dealer for details, terms, and conditions.

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