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Black Friday Blu

November 26th, 2008

The WalMart black friday ad was in today’s paper, and there it is, on the front page. The $128 Blu-ray player. It’s a Magnavox. That’s all I know. Remember our discussions earlier this year about how low prices on Blu-ray players would be? Well here we go…

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  1. November 28th, 2008 at 10:56 | #1

    I was pretty blown away buy this. I bought the Memorex from Woot.com this month. Bottom line is that I really expect most of these players to look exactly the same when everything is sent digitally.

    Because the source video is stored progressively, I expect the age of the high end BD player to be short-lived. There’s almost no need for these “transport” players to be expensive at all.

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