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Lexicon busted passing Oppo off as a $3500 Blu-ray player

Discussion in 'Blu-Ray Hardware' started by Richard King, Jan 18, 2010.

  1. Richard King

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    http://hd.engadget.com/2010/01/16/lexicon-busted-passing-oppo-off-as-a-3500-blu-ray-player/
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    This is amazing. Lexicon has been a very large supplier in the pro audio business as well as the high end consumer markets. They are owned by Harman International (Harman Kardon, JBL, Infinity, Crown, AKG, and many other brands). I wonder how far up the chain of command this decision went.

    http://www.audioholics.com/reviews/...-ray-oppo-clone/oppo-inside-lexicon-outside-1
     
  2. Nick

    Nick Retired, part-time PITA DBSTalk Club

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    I drove a Lexicon at one time. Nice looking body, but much like a Chevy on the inside.
     
  3. Davenlr

    Davenlr Geek til I die

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    Now that is funny.
     
  4. dave29

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    Kinda reminds me of Monster Cables.
     
  5. Stuart Sweet

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    Yeah, that's got to be embarrassing. But it brings up the state of home theatre today. In the days before CDs there was a huge difference between an average stereo system and a real enthusiast-level one. These days, aside from the speakers, the average home-theatre-in-a-box has a level of performance far above what some of the expensive setups had back in the '70s. If you can get 99% of the performance for under $1,000, why would you spend $10,000?
     
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