When is a Toshiba not a Toshiba....


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Just a quick one. I have a Toshiba V852 VCR - I heard that is a re-badged Samsung. I have a Toshiba DVR620 - I hear that's actually a Funai. I also have a Sony RDR HXD870 - I understand that's a re-badged Pioneer. Finally a Panasonic DMR-EX95V, is that a true Panasonic? Are there any true manufactures out there?
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Your VCR and DVR are rebadged but the Panasonic is genuine and I think the Sony is also.
Manufacturers have been doing this for years, it's nothing new.


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Yeah from what I understand there are very few manufactures that make their own kit. It's nice to know when your buying a proper brand not a a dressed up mass manufacture.

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