HD-DVD Player Special Deals: ALL pricing deals and locating talk goes here - Page 2 - AVS Forum
Forum Jump: 
 
Thread Tools
Old 11-13-2007, 02:56 PM
Advanced Member
 
tlniec's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2006
Posts: 742
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Liked: 13
Just picked up an HD-A2 floor model (no box) for $98 at my local Sears. I'm planning to hold it in case I don't find one in the box at that price.

I happen to know someone has ordered me an HD-A2 (new in box) from Walmart.com as a christmas gift. They would have paid $198. I wonder if one can get price-matching on a Walmart.com site-to-store order...
tlniec is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Old 11-13-2007, 03:02 PM
Member
 
khcv63's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2005
Location: Houston Tx
Posts: 119
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Liked: 10
I got an A2 today at Sears in Atlanta(Gwinnett Mall) for 84.00. It was the display and no remote. Since it was on and had a picture why not. I was worried about updating the firmware without a remote, but that ended when I got home. I have 2 RCA HDV5000's and their remotes worked with the A2. I guess I'll be spreading a little HD DVD love for Christmas.

Magic

Easy Living :)
khcv63 is offline  
Old 11-13-2007, 03:13 PM
Newbie
 
Hankdoll's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2007
Posts: 13
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Liked: 10
Quote:
Originally Posted by TreyS View Post

Item Number: T24-9114

Availability: In Stock



Price: $249.99

Final Price: $249.99

Must be in my cache. Here's a snapshot of what I'm still seeing:

Tigerdirect snapshot


Edit: not my cache. If you go to tigerdirect.com, click on electronics category...it is their "featured" deal.
Hankdoll is offline  
Old 11-13-2007, 03:14 PM
Member
 
mdork's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2007
Posts: 85
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Liked: 10
Quote:
Originally Posted by akrosdabay View Post

My wife just picked up the last NIB A2 from Sears in cupertino, CA.

Noooo! I was going to stop there on my way home today....I think that was the last one in the south bay.
mdork is offline  
Old 11-13-2007, 04:39 PM
Newbie
 
bioyuki's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2007
Posts: 2
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Liked: 10
Quote:
Originally Posted by akrosdabay View Post

My wife just picked up the last NIB A2 from Sears in cupertino, CA.

Bastard, I was going to hit up that store today after work
bioyuki is offline  
Old 11-13-2007, 04:46 PM
AVS Special Member
 
Doom878's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2006
Location: Miami, FL
Posts: 1,053
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Liked: 10
My local WalMart and Target gave me a "Que?" when I asked if they had any Blu Ray or HD DVD players. Unfortunately the Kendall area electronics are dominated by Best Buy and Circuit City. BB surely didn't have any A2's a week ago.
Doom878 is offline  
Old 11-13-2007, 04:48 PM
Member
 
sgm991's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2006
Location: DFW Texas
Posts: 30
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Liked: 10
No A2's at the Sears closest to me (Hurst, TX).
sgm991 is offline  
Old 11-13-2007, 04:58 PM
AVS Addicted Member
 
DaGamePimp's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2001
Location: WA State
Posts: 15,593
Mentioned: 3 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 54 Post(s)
Liked: 169
I got the last open box/floor model (March 07) A2 at a local BB a few days ago for $80 but no remote and it has some small scratches here and there from being moved around (never been hooked up though because the cord was still sealed in the little plastic baggie) . My A1 and A3 remotes operate it just fine and after the 2.5 firmeware update it plays great but I am still considering returning it due to no remote (I don't have a Harmony but I guess I would be set if I did) . Too bad there is not a reasonable place to get remotes for these players since so many people seem to be getting units missing that crucial addition . It seems none of the less expensive universal remotes work (but even if they did there would probably be no access to the SETUP function) . Best price I can find on an original remote for these players is about $50 but at that point just spend the extra $30 or so and get an entry level Harmony ... right .


*** EDIT : Ooops I spoke too soon as I just made a phone call and located the factory Toshiba HD-A2 remotes for $29.64 each from a parts distributor but the problem is that they are on national back order and have been for over a month (good news is that they are expecting them anytime now , nothing confirmed from Toshiba however) . ***

*** EDIT #2 : I returned the A2 and will search for a new in box unit from Sears ( with a remote this time ... if possible ) . ***

--- Jason
DaGamePimp is offline  
Old 11-13-2007, 05:01 PM
AVS Special Member
 
webphilosopher's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2005
Location: Maryland
Posts: 1,244
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Liked: 10
Quote:
Originally Posted by Figgie View Post

Hi guys,

Walmart black friday.

http://www.tandacustoms.com/tmpfiles/wall.pdf

no HDM player or media on sale... AT ALL.

Keep in mind that they will still post secret in-store specials on Thanksgiving Day. Any HD players or media are likely to appear then.
webphilosopher is offline  
Old 11-13-2007, 05:03 PM
Member
 
ericc1's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2007
Posts: 194
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Liked: 10
anyone know what the sears model number is ? I keep calling all the sears in baton rouge and have gone by a few but the salespeople and managers are so ignorant they refuse to believe that Toshiba makes a HDDVD player under any name or model that starts with A....like A1,A2,A20,A3...etc.etc......
ericc1 is offline  
Old 11-13-2007, 06:08 PM
Senior Member
 
elezzar's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2007
Posts: 458
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Liked: 12
Well I just got my first hd dvd player today from sears. After reading some post I decided to check it out. I asked the store clerk and he said that they only have the a3 in stock. I think it was 299.99 for the a3 but I preferred the a2 for the always dts optical sound. Well to make a long story short they sell me the display model for 95 dollars!!! That was terrific as i already have transformers hd dvd which i bought from walmart at $15.00 ( they tell me it was opened but everything was in perfect condition ). One word ..... WOW.
elezzar is offline  
Old 11-13-2007, 06:12 PM
Member
 
robre's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2005
Posts: 66
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Liked: 10
Quote:
Originally Posted by ericc1 View Post

anyone know what the sears model number is ? I keep calling all the sears in baton rouge and have gone by a few but the salespeople and managers are so ignorant they refuse to believe that Toshiba makes a HDDVD player under any name or model that starts with A....like A1,A2,A20,A3...etc.etc......

The model numbers begin with HD, so HD-A2, HD-a3....
robre is offline  
Old 11-13-2007, 06:22 PM
Immaculate Grand Phoobah
 
grubavs's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2006
Location: on the noisy end of the Half Moon Bay, CA Airport
Posts: 3,662
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 13 Post(s)
Liked: 20
Quote:
Originally Posted by turbe View Post

Hmm I though I was clear, The Refund is coming from 6ave.com (they have a 30 day Price Protection Policy - and they stand behind it).

They are one of Amazon.com's Marketplace Vendors. 6ave.com refunds through your Amazon.com Account.

I highly recommend purchasing from 6ave.com (but through the Amazon.com website).


.Shawn

I absolutely did not know that! They (6th Ave) have some really good prices on a bunch of electronics. I just never bought from them cuz no history, etc. Wow! Congrats again!

Rem facias, rem
si possis, recte, si non, quocumque modo, rem.
grubavs is offline  
Old 11-13-2007, 06:27 PM
Immaculate Grand Phoobah
 
grubavs's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2006
Location: on the noisy end of the Half Moon Bay, CA Airport
Posts: 3,662
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 13 Post(s)
Liked: 20
Quote:
Originally Posted by Figgie View Post

Hi guys,

Walmart black friday.

http://www.tandacustoms.com/tmpfiles/wall.pdf

no HDM player or media on sale... AT ALL.

Yeah, but they have that Barbie the Castle Princess set...

Rem facias, rem
si possis, recte, si non, quocumque modo, rem.
grubavs is offline  
Old 11-13-2007, 06:29 PM
Immaculate Grand Phoobah
 
grubavs's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2006
Location: on the noisy end of the Half Moon Bay, CA Airport
Posts: 3,662
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 13 Post(s)
Liked: 20
Quote:
Originally Posted by khcv63 View Post

I got an A2 today at Sears in Atlanta(Gwinnett Mall) for 84.00. It was the display and no remote. Since it was on and had a picture why not. I was worried about updating the firmware without a remote, but that ended when I got home. I have 2 RCA HDV5000's and their remotes worked with the A2. I guess I'll be spreading a little HD DVD love for Christmas.

Magic

CONGRATS!!!!

Rem facias, rem
si possis, recte, si non, quocumque modo, rem.
grubavs is offline  
Old 11-13-2007, 06:58 PM
Member
 
jtgranby@comcast's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2005
Location: MD
Posts: 19
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Liked: 10
Don't forget about the Great Indoors. Owned by sears picked up an A2 lasr W/E for $98. Last one they had besides the display.

JT
jtgranby@comcast is offline  
Old 11-13-2007, 08:32 PM
Advanced Member
 
tlniec's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2006
Posts: 742
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Liked: 13
Sounds like I should be glad mine had its remote! No composite A/V cable, though.

I do know the store had been using this A2 to run a loop of their HD-DVD demo disc, though. That means it's been run for ~10 hours a day for ??? days - but at least it's always been running the same disc, not having the drive opened/closed repeatedly. I wonder if I should be worried about this... but steady-state operation is typically more benign than cyclic, right?
tlniec is offline  
Old 11-13-2007, 10:42 PM
Newbie
 
bioyuki's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2007
Posts: 2
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Liked: 10
For all the Bay Area people, just picked up a HD-A2 at the Sears in Oakland for $98. They have a least a few more in stock...

Mine had a build date of Dec 2006 which kinda sucks but c'est la vie for the price
bioyuki is offline  
Old 11-14-2007, 06:51 AM
Member
 
SnowDog73's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2005
Location: Podunk, MA
Posts: 33
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Liked: 10
No HD-A2 units in Sears in Marlboro, Auburn, or Springfield MA. I ended up getting the floor model from the Springfield store.
SnowDog73 is offline  
Old 11-14-2007, 07:23 AM
Member
 
hdtvdewd's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2007
Posts: 38
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Liked: 10
just got the hd-a2 for $98.92 from sears at the castleton store in Indianapolis. price tag shows $279 so you'll need to ring it up and ask.
hdtvdewd is offline  
Old 11-14-2007, 07:45 AM
Member
 
steve f's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 1999
Location: Atlanta GA
Posts: 157
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Liked: 12
One of the black Friday websites is showing HH Gregg as having the A3 for $149.99 with 7 free hd-dvds, 5 mail-in and two in the box (300 and Bourne Identity).
steve f is offline  
Old 11-14-2007, 08:21 AM
AVS Special Member
 
Baccusboy's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2007
Posts: 1,186
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Liked: 10
My uncle heard that the Xbox360 add-on will be given away free with purchase of the top-end 360 sometime this holiday season.

Has anyone else heard this rumor?

"Any reviewer that didn't rail against this [Young Guns Blu-ray encode] should be sued, and Lionsgate should be ashamed of themselves. " - msgohan
Baccusboy is offline  
Old 11-14-2007, 08:24 AM
Member
 
wudevious's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2006
Posts: 100
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Liked: 10
With the A3 being $169 on BF, is that worth the purchase? Or would it be better to hold out for the A2? I've got a Sony A2000 (no 1080p/24) but my Onkyo does take HDMI, so I am guessing that one of the low-end HD-DVD players makes sense. Just wondering if I should go for the A3 or wait for the A2 to hopefully sell at $99 again. Thanks.
wudevious is offline  
Old 11-14-2007, 08:28 AM
Member
 
jackhuntr1866's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2007
Posts: 44
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Liked: 10
Quote:
Originally Posted by steve f View Post

One of the black Friday websites is showing HH Gregg as having the A3 for $149.99 with 7 free hd-dvds, 5 mail-in and two in the box (300 and Bourne Identity).

I just saw that too......I found this website that lists all BF store ads

http://bfads.net/hhgregg
jackhuntr1866 is offline  
Old 11-14-2007, 09:00 AM
Member
 
sgm991's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2006
Location: DFW Texas
Posts: 30
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Liked: 10
Quote:
Originally Posted by jackhuntr1866 View Post

I just saw that too......I found this website that lists all BF store ads

http://bfads.net/hhgregg

Stupid question. Anyone know if it's possible to order a BF special thru their (or anyone elses) website and have it shipped?
sgm991 is offline  
Old 11-14-2007, 09:19 AM
Member
 
KillerBox's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2005
Posts: 181
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Liked: 10
I wonder how many people have bought the $99.00 HD Dvd players then to be told by the salesman that is required a $50.00 Monster Cable HDMI cable and another $50.00 Monster Cable sound cable to work? I need to buy some Monster Cable stock!~
KillerBox is offline  
Old 11-14-2007, 10:10 AM
Member
 
patrickvo's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2003
Location: Texas
Posts: 164
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Liked: 10
Who wants to tell me that they actually listened to Walmart's salesman?

Patrick Vo
patrickvo is offline  
Old 11-14-2007, 10:14 AM
Advanced Member
 
giggle's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2005
Posts: 519
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Liked: 10
HH greg has a good one if interested.

http://bfads.net/Toshiba-HD-DVD-High...ity-at-hhgregg
giggle is offline  
Old 11-14-2007, 10:58 AM
AVS Special Member
 
xradman's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2002
Location: Northern VA
Posts: 3,017
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Liked: 11
Folk, check your Office Depot. They usually have 1 or 2 HD-A2 players per store and they do price match.

Addicted to shiny round discs with HD content

My Home Theater
My Movie Collection
BDP-83 EAP (second group)
xradman is offline  
Old 11-14-2007, 11:05 AM
Member
 
ericc1's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2007
Posts: 194
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Liked: 10
Quote:
Originally Posted by robre View Post

The model numbers begin with HD, so HD-A2, HD-a3....

I know; but I am not talking about the toshiba model number......the ignorant people at sears in baton rouge can seem to locate or tell me what they have in stock unless you have the official sears item number. COuld someone please please please tell me what the sears item number is on your HD-A2 receipt??????????? If I go into the sears where I live and ask if they have a Toshiba Hd-A2 hddvd player they will just tell me that this player doesn't exist.

thanks
ericc1 is offline  
 
Thread Tools


Forum Jump: 

Posting Rules  
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off