So I went ahead and pre-ordered a Sony PCM-D50 flash audio recorder from Sweetwater a week or two back when I saw that the company planned to ship them out the same day they receive their stock. And that was supposed to be November 2nd.
Well, that was last week and I haven't heard a peep about my order. So I head over to the oft-updated sales page, only to see that the new estimated ship date is November 18th.
As far as I can tell, the problem is Sony's, not Sweetwater's, because I don't think anybody else has any of the digital audio recorders in stock yet. But I was kind of hoping to have another new toy this week. On the bright side, Sweetwater won't charge my credit card until the PCM-D50 ships, so I might wind up not having to pay for my new audio recorder and my new laptop in the same month.