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No stock Pioneer DV 656a - obselete ?

Discussion in 'Blu-ray & DVD Players & Recorders' started by leeoh, Jul 29, 2003.

  1. leeoh

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    Tried to buy a Pioneer DV656a today and was told by several dealers they had no stock and one went so far as to imply there wasn't going to be anymore coming in from Pioneer. Kinda gives me the impression this model is about to be discontinued and replace within the next couple of months at most - anyone know if this is the case or not ?

    Thanks guys.
     
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    Thanks Perrdl thats very helpful and confirms my suspicions..:smashin:

    L.
     
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    No Problem.

    I may wait for one of these myself!!!!
     
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    Hi leeoh,

    There is another new model out called the DV-565A. It offers NTSC PS, SACD and DVD-Audio for £60 less than the 656A. :smashin:

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    Thanks Dutch, I've seen the specs to the 565 and looks like might be a 360/464 video wise but with components output - certainly not as high spec video wise as the 656 so would suspect the picture may not be as good. Think I will wait for a review of the 565 before deciding though.

    cheers !
     
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    Guess that's why the 656a is on offer from Techtronics - hope they deliver mine soon...
     
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    According to this months review in WhatHiFi, performance is as good as the 656a. Looks like it is just a cheaper replacement.
     

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