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Author Topic: Toshiba $100 rebate on stand-alone HD DVD players  (Read 2087 times)


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Toshiba $100 rebate on stand-alone HD DVD players
« on: May 30, 2007, 02:02 AM »
I was looking for something quite different, but thought someone would like to know about this offer from Toshiba:

Toshiba Offers $100 Rebate on New HD DVD Players

Wed May 16, 2007 at 02:49 PM ET
Tags: Hardware, High-Def Retailing (all tags)
The HD DVD Promotions Group today announced that Toshiba will be offering a month-long $100 rebate on new HD DVD players, bringing the entry-level list price for a stand-alone HD DVD player to a record-low $299.


Beginning this Sunday (May 20th) and continuing until June 16th, consumers buying Toshiba's HD-A2 model player will receive an an instant, in-store rebate of $100. During the final week of the promotion (from June 10th through June 16th), Toshiba will extend the $100 rebate to any Toshiba HD DVD player, and will offer an additional $100 rebate to consumers purchasing both an HD DVD player and a 42 inch (or larger) Toshiba HDTV.

The HD DVD group says the rebate will be available across a wide range of retailers, including Best Buy, Circuit City, HHGregg and

Consumers taking advantage of this Father's Day-timed rebate are also eligible to choose five free HD DVD titles (from a selection of fifteen), as part of a previously-announced promotion, which ends July 31, 2007: http://www.tacp.tosh...nline_Rebate_R08.pdf

This latest rebate offer comes in a particularly frenzied season for both HD DVD and Blu-ray, as both next-gen formats have bulked up their release slates leading into the summer.

The HD DVD group, which has slipped behind Blu-ray in overall disc sales since the start of 2007, has stepped up its marketing efforts in recent weeks, launching a national marketing and retail campaign anchored by the recent release of a theatrical trailer promoting the format, which has been spotted playing before such high profile titles as 'Spider-man 3.'

« Last Edit: May 30, 2007, 02:05 AM by Curt »