which is directed toward high end audiophiles, the phenomena of ripping off a purchaser of high end consumer electronics is covered with an example. Perceived value can be exaggerated to make a sale, and in this case it’s the marketing of wooden replacement knobs for stereo equipment for $485 each. These knobs supposedly act as superior vibration dampers on the pots and other control gear and thereby improve the sound quality.
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The $485 Volume Knob