Originally Posted by PRO-630HD
Okay I just read the Panny dmp-bd50 is supposed to be around $1000. You have got to be F$%^*&G kidding me. An extra $500 for a ethernet port and 1gb of persistent storage.
It just got released in Europe with prices starting at $599 euros.
The US price was announced at CES for $599US.
This is where the confusion comes from.
The current player lists for $499 so a list of $599 for this one seems about right.
This means it should be available for about $475 or so via discount channels.
Heck, I only paid $375 for the BD30 directly from Panasonic so I should be able to get the 50 at a similar discount.
Not everyone here pays retail right?