Developer Connection Discount - How much is it?

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  1. Slovig macrumors member

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    Hey. I've searched this forum, and many others, and all I found is that "It's worth it", or "Its a big discount" Now as I'm heading to college, my idea of a 'big discount' will be different from others. I'm just trying to find a numerical value, either it be a percent, or an actual number, that you get off of hardware purchases when you join the $99 Student ADC. Sorry if this has been answered, but I can't find it anywhere.

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    Jesse
     
  2. Cosmoza macrumors member

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    I've hard it's about 20% from Pro-line of computers, Macbook Pro and MacPro.
     
  3. Tallest Skil macrumors P6

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    It's 20% from everything, but it isn't worth it for anything that isn't on the high-end.
     
  4. bumzo1 macrumors 6502a

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    so I could get 20% off a $2800 mac pro... that's only $2240
    what a deal!
     
  5. Slovig thread starter macrumors member

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    Does 'everything' include the Displays? What about refurbished items? And thanks for actually having a number.
     
  6. bumzo1 macrumors 6502a

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    I would think that "everything" refers to any 1 thing in the apple store whether it be a top of the line mac pro or a mini DVI to VGA adapter.
     
  7. fishkorp macrumors 68020

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    Why not just browse the site and see the prices? Anyone can look at the ADC store page, it's linked off of developer.apple.com. Browse the store and see if the prices make it worth the $99 purchase for you.

    http://developer.apple.com/membership/northamerica.html
     
  8. Tallest Skil macrumors P6

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    You can read the terms to find out what you can buy. It's fairly convoluted:

    http://developer.apple.com/membership/pdf/hpp_terms.pdf

    One CPU with one monitor, one iMac, or one portable.

    So you can't get a laptop with an external display.

    Also, you are limited to one of each type of accessory you buy.
     
  9. teflon macrumors 6502a

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    Actually, you can get a laptop and a monitor.

     
  10. Slovig thread starter macrumors member

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    Not sure I understand you. You have access to the store, that shows the discounted prices? All I see is the normal store, but I'm able to do 20% off in my head. And thanks to everyone else for the replies. Just need to save up a little bit more money.
     
  11. Tallest Skil macrumors P6

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    Click his link and then click the first link on that page. It takes you to the real Developer Store.
     
  12. eeeaddict macrumors newbie

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    heres a video from Chris Pirillo http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zcPCeD9AVx4 around 7:30 he says that there is a one time $1000 discount for the $499 select membership is it true?
    oh and does it apply on the high end 13" unibody macbook
     
  13. Slovig thread starter macrumors member

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    http://store.apple.com/AppleStore/WebObjects/ADC?qprm=38839
    That's the first link on the page, when I click it, I get redirected to a page saying, " Sorry...

    Unable to enter the requested store."
     
  14. bumzo1 macrumors 6502a

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    Yah I had the same response but after a few tries it let me through so just keep trying
     
  15. Slovig thread starter macrumors member

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    Can anyone post a link to a item in the store, maybe that will work.

    Thanks.
     
  16. Tallest Skil macrumors P6

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    It won't. You can't link directly to anything in the Developer Store.
     
  17. Slovig thread starter macrumors member

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    Damn. Time to keep hitting refresh 1000 times.

    YAY Got in!
     
  18. sterile stork macrumors newbie

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    Unfortunately I still cannot gain access to the store. Would anyone be willing to price out a 2.93GHz, 320GB @ 7200RPM, Anti-Glare, Applecare and MobileMe subscription (for my annual renewal.) I would definitely appreciate it!
     
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  20. Slovig thread starter macrumors member

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    Interesting. Try signing up as an iPhone developer. That's all I'm signed up as. It's completely free.
     
  21. sterile stork macrumors newbie

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    Can anyone actually assist with my initial inquiry? Links do not work, even suggestions do not assist. Can someone with access please price a MBP with the specs above, I'd appreciate the couple minutes of your time.
     
  22. Jocelyn84 macrumors member

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    Its obviously 20% off just like said above, plus 99 to apply, minus the MobileMe and Applecare :p
    I did it anyway in case you didn't believe the above lol Its $2,559.00 before the AC and MM and membership.
    3,199.00 X 80% = $2,559.00 then add in the usual Applecare and MobileMe prices. Just get the Applecare under education discount separately or from Ebay, as it'll be cheaper :)
     
  23. Colin20 macrumors regular

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    Student ADC

    I have a question about Student ADC conditions. I'm a Uni Student and I will have no problem proving that but I am only taking business courses this semester. Will that be a problem since I'm not actually taking any programming courses or not?
     
  24. Jphillippe macrumors regular

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    Not a problem, I'm actually a freshman, I sent them a copy of my license, my school id, and my schedule..I'm currently taking courses like college algebra...all basic courses and they still gave me my assets..I bought a macbook pro 15" 2.66 GHZ and 320gb 7200 for only 1,999 before taxes..SWEET.
     

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