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Pioneer HTD-5 @ £199.99

Discussion in 'Shopping, Deals, Discounts & Bargains' started by ozzyo99, Jan 3, 2003.

  1. ozzyo99

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    http://www.hed.co.uk/showitem.asp?CAT=85&PID=3778

    I phoned up their customer services people to check that it is the correct price, its coming up apparently as being £473.99 and she had to confirm the price on their werbsite which is £199.99. They said its first come first served on these Puppies...

    Heres the specs on the pioneer site:
    http://www.pioneer.co.uk/uk/product_detail.jsp?product_id=2067&taxonomy_id=62-100

    I couldnt help myself:

    5-disc Home Cinema System
    This full-featured home cinema system has everything you need: a 5-disc DVD/CD/VideoCD carousel with a built-in amplification for the 5 speakers and passive subwoofer for great sound and both Dolby Digital and DTS decoders. The big front satellite speakers provide excellent 2-channel audio reproduction. It sounds great. Looks good too, with a slanted front panel giving the unit a slimmer appearance. The 5-disc carousel allows you to keep 5 discs (DVD, CD or DVD and CD)in one “drawer ”, so that you can enjoy many hours of uninterrupted audio and/or DVD Video entertainment. Centralised function keys on top make this system handy to use when placed in your rack. There is also the added benefit of easy installation thanks to the colour-coded speaker terminals.

    Key features HTD-50
    DVD-Video / DVD-R / RW Playback in Video Mode
    CD-R / RW / CD / VideoCD Playback
    7 advanced Theater Modes
    6-channel amplifier with increased power
    New design following slimline trend
    5-disc carousel
    System HTD-50
    Display FL
    Dimmer Control 5 Step
    Remote Control Unit Yes
    Amplifier HTD-50
    Surround DIN Front 65 W / ch (8 Ohm, 1% THD)
    Surround DIN Centre 24 W (6 Ohm, 1% THD)
    Surround DIN Surround 24 W / ch (6 Ohm, 1% THD)
    Surround DIN Subwoofer 65 W (8 Ohm, 1% THD)
    Surround RMS Front 87 W /ch (8 Ohm, 10% THD)
    Surround RMS Centre 33 W (6 Ohm, 10% THD)
    Surround RMS Surround 33 W / ch (6 Ohm, 10% THD)
    Surround RMS Subwoofer 87 W (8 Ohm, 10 % THD)
    Surround Sound HTD-50
    Dolby Pro Logic Surround Yes
    Dolby Digital Yes
    DTS Digital Surround Yes
    DSP Mode HALL 1 & 2 Yes
    DSP Mode JAZZ Yes
    DSP Mode DANCE Yes
    DSP Mode THEATER 1 & 2 Yes
    Advanced Theater STANDARD Yes
    Advanced Theater MUSICAL Yes
    Advanced Theater DRAMA Yes
    Advanced Theater ACTION Yes
    Advanced Theater VIRTUAL SURROUND 1,2 Yes
    Advanced Theater REAR WIDE Yes
    Audio HTD-50
    Midnight Listening Mode Yes
    P-Bass Yes
    Bass/Treble Tone Control Yes
    Subwoofer Level Control Yes
    Tuner HTD-50
    RDS Tuner Yes
    Presets 30
    Auto Tuning Yes
    Timer Wake up / Sleep
    DVD HTD-50
    Playback Discs DVD / DVD-R / VCD / CD / CD-R / CD-RW
    Twin-Wave Laser Pickup Yes
    Dual System (PAL/NTSC) (Video output) Yes
    Video Signal D/A Converter 10-bit
    D/A Converter 96kHz/24-bit
    Conveniences HTD-50
    Advanced GUI (Graphical User Interface) Yes
    Basic/Expert Mode Selection Yes
    Guide Indication Yes
    Set-Up Navigator Yes
    On-Screen Information Yes
    Special Play Functions HTD-50
    Programme Memory (Title or Chapter) Yes
    Resume Function (Stop Key) Yes
    Condition Memory (DVD, 15 discs) Yes
    Continue Play Memory
    (Last Memory) (5 DVD's, 1 VCD) Yes
    Repeat Mode (All,Title/Chapter,A-B) Yes
    Programme Play (CD/Track,Video/Chapter,Title) 24
    Still Play (Field/Frame) Yes
    Still/Step Play(Forward/Reverse, except VCD reverse) Yes
    Slow Play (except VCD reverse) Yes
    Random Play Yes
    10-Key Direct Search and Play (Chapter/Track) Yes
    Title Search Yes
    Track/Time search Yes
    Accurate Digital Servo with Automatic Jitter Adjustment (DVD) Yes
    Viter-bi RF Decoding Process (DVD) Yes
    Quick Start Yes
    Transfer Bit Rate Indicator Yes
    Terminals HTD-50
    Digital Input Coaxial Yes
    Audio (TUNER Included)/Video Inputs TV x 1 / AUX x 1
    Audio/Video Output AUX OUT x 1
    S-Video Input/Output no/yes
    S2 Compatibility Yes

    Correct me if im wrong but £199.99 for a 5 disc DVD/CD/CDR/VCD player with 330watt RMS surround sound, with built in Dolby digital/DTS amplification is a steal isnt it?

    Only draw back is its meant to be chunky, but frankly i couldnt care less.

    Just thought id give people the opportunity, and they havent got many i dont think.

    **NOTE**Ordering via the website takes 3 days to process before they dispatch it by the way, However if you oder over the phone it will go through instantly. I ordered over the phone at 4:30pm today, its being dispatched tomorrow and delivered inside of 5 working days. Basically you order tomorrow by phone your only gonna have to wait 1 wkend.

    Have fun lads.
     
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    well spotted!!but the recomended price was£300 which has now been reduced by £50.multiregionmagic.co.uk sell for £250 and is fully m-regioned,but youve still got a bargain anyway!!
     

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