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UK consumer electronics company - yes, we have a few - Venturer has pledged to bring HD DVD to the mass market with a slimline player set to retail for under £200 and €300. Venturer SHD7000 Venturer's SHD7000: cut-price 1080i Launched at the IFA consumer electronics show last week, the SHD7000 runs to 1080i HD output via …

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  1. Mark Daniels

    UK CE's.........

    "" UK consumer electronics company - yes, we have a few ...""

    Who ?

    The last time I looked at the back of a Ventura / Alba / Amstrad box they were all 'Made in the PRC.'

    Or does this count as British ?

    MD

  2. Andrew Fenton

    Rip off Britain, as usual

    Toshiba HDDVD players sell in the US for in the region of $250, or 125 quid. The elcheapo ones coming out for Christmas, ie the equivalent of this, are going to be near $150 (75 quid).

  3. Owen Watson

    Toshiba HD-E1 for £182....

    Odd story this, given that Overclockers UK already do a Toshiba HD-E1 HD-DVD player for £182... http://www.overclockers.co.uk/showproduct.php?prodid=AV-000-TS

  4. Scott Mckenzie

    E1

    And play.com and Digitial Direct do it for even less than Overclockers.

    £161 for an HD DVD player, yes please!

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