Originally Posted by emcdade
Looks pretty good but god that screen on half the chassis looks plain awful. It looks like some Chinese OEM PC case.
I don't know why I'm quoting this person, but it is his opinion however I disagree.
I thought I would provide a little context on the design of the STR gear.
If you look at the Anthem Statement gear from the past, there are a ton of silver buttons & a really small matrix display.
The number of buttons reflects the abundant features and flexibility of their gear.
10+ years on, the STR gear reflects new design paradigms & imo, nails it.
Simplicity, usability & a bit of a flair in the face plate that wasn't a functional necessesity but looks cool.
Looks are the last thing I consider when evaluating electronics.
Give me Plain Jane as long the SQ & usability are there but it is a tangible bonus when you spend serious bucks
on gear and it has asthetic appeal.
If the STR Pre is like all other Anthem gear I have, the build quality is killer.
My misshipped then back-ordered STR Pre has landed.
Picking up this Sat