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Shipping FAQ

How long will shipping take?
Shipments to USA east coast typically take around 5 business days.
Shipments to USA west coast typically take around 7 business days.

I've had about a half-dozen customers from the west coast email me: "Where's my shipment?!"... and in all cases, if you can believe it, I received another email from them the next day saying "oops, ignore my last note; it arrived this morning".

Shipments to Canada: These are usually between 2 and 5 days, depending on your proximity to Ontario.

Shipments to International: These are usually surprisingly quick - most, but not all, arrive within a week or so. We've successfully shipped to countries in all corners of the planet.

If you look through our EBay feedback, you will see most customers are happy with the shipping.

Can I do local pickup?
No, sorry, we do not offer local pickup.

How much is shipping to my country?
We ship to every country on earth. Shipping of Cables, SOIC adapters and chips, and Lithium charger systems is always $4 USD, for any quantity, to any country. For shipping of amplifiers, please see our shipping page here.

Purchase / Payment FAQ

How can I pay?
Paypal is the fastest and most convenient payment method. However, if you wish, you may pay by any of these methods:

  • Paypal. As mentioned, this is the fastest way to get a shipment on its way to you.

  • Check drawn on USA bank account. This will take up to 30 business days to clear. Shipment will be made as soon as the check clears. Please email if you wish to pay by check.

  • Cheque drawn on Canadian bank account. This will take up to 10 business days to clear. Shipment will be made as soon as the cheque clears. Please email if you wish to pay by cheque.

  • Follow this link, click "Instant Payments", and send payment to Also, please email us at with the product and options you want, and the amount paid.

  • Western Union. Please email for details.

I'm worried about sending payment over the internet. How secure is your payment system?
Very. Clicking here might make you feel better. If you are still concerned, you can mail us a check.

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