Thread: Sony BDP-S350
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Old 08-07-2008   #13
rex
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Default Re: Sony BDP-S350

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Thanks, It is interesting that Pioneer uses Sony's chip and they jack up the price by a factor of 2 or 3.
Sigma sells chips to many different manufacturers including both Sony and Pioneer; but they aren't a subsidiary of Sony. They are an independent company traded on the NASDAQ. http://www.sigmadesigns.com

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Also I heard that the BDP-S550 will load very fast!
The BDP-S500 took nearly a full minute just to power on, before you could even open the tray to put a movie in. So, I'm sure the 550 is not any worse!
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