Ignore intellectual property rights - yes Abusive labor practices - yes (I'm a radlib, this bothers me enormously) Counterfeit parts - sometimes
But... Little or no quality control - not necessarily Drive out better goods - only if buyers allow to happen Because... The reason that Chinese manufacturers make and sell cheap crap is because resellers (I'm looking at you, Americans and Europeans) specify the lowest possible prices so they can make the highest possible profits. The Chinese economy is strongly supply-side oriented. Simply put, they build to the market, with little government regulation. If you go to China and negotiate for top quality designs, parts, manufacturing processes, and quality controls, they will happily build you products that match similar items that come from Rohde & Schwarz or other top-notch manufacturers. That said, if you want cheap, they'll certainly give you cheap. When we want someone to blame for garbage in the marketplace, a good place to look is in the mirror. China is not in the charity business; they build what people want to buy. On Thursday, February 22, 2018, djl <d...@montana.com> wrote: > Fine. The Chinese have no concept of, or ignore, intellectual property > rights. They will cheerfully use 13 year old girls to put together stuff > using counterfeit parts and ripped circuits. There is little or no quality > control. The problem is that these goods drive better goods out of the > market. > > > On 2018-02-22 14:39, William H. Fite wrote: > >> I wish people would lighten up on Chinese goods. Perhaps you are not aware >> that China builds for and sells to both the DOD and NASA. Chinese >> manufacturers build to the specs they are given. You want cheap crap, >> they'll build cheap crap. You want top quality, they'll build top quality. >> >> >> On Thursday, February 22, 2018, Van Horn, David < >> david.vanh...@backcountryaccess.com> wrote: >> >> According to the data sheet, it looks pretty well in spec, and the part >>> has thermal shutdown. >>> http://ww1.microchip.com/downloads/en/DeviceDoc/mic5203.pdf >>> >>> ESD hit maybe? >>> _______________________________________________ >>> time-nuts mailing list -- email@example.com >>> To unsubscribe, go to https://www.febo.com/cgi-bin/ >>> mailman/listinfo/time-nuts >>> and follow the instructions there. >>> >>> > -- > Dr. Don Latham > PO Box 404, Frenchtown, MT, 59834 > VOX: 406-626-4304 > > _______________________________________________ > time-nuts mailing list -- firstname.lastname@example.org > To unsubscribe, go to https://www.febo.com/cgi-bin/m > ailman/listinfo/time-nuts > and follow the instructions there. > -- Patriotism is supporting your country all the time, and your government when it deserves it. --Mark Twain We may be surprised at the people we find in heaven. God has a soft spot for sinners. His standards are quite low. --Desmond Tutu _______________________________________________ time-nuts mailing list -- email@example.com To unsubscribe, go to https://www.febo.com/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/time-nuts and follow the instructions there.