Home
Global Supplier Directory
APPLIANCE Engineer
Supplier Solutions
APPLIANCE Line
Whitepaper Library
Calendar of Events
Association Locator
Contents Pages
Market Research
Subscription Center


 
Daily News

Sony Pares Back Specs for All-In-One PSX Console
Dec 8, 2003
 Printable format
 Email this Article
 Search

Sony Corp. (Tokyo, Japan) has pared back specifications for its all-in-one PSX console, an entertainment system that includes a hard disk drive (HDD) and DVD recorder, plus a PlayStation 2 game console.

Sony reduced the PSX’s dubbing speed from its hard disk drive onto a DVD to 12 times normal speed from 24 times.

The device also will not record or play DVDs in the DVD+RW format, as in the original plan, but it will play and record in DVD-R or DVD-RW formats.

The PSX will not play CDs in the CD-R format, as planned, and there also will be no video format support for certain Sony digital cameras and support for MP3 music playback.

The entertainment system, to go on sale on Dec. 13 in Japan, is part of Sony’s push to roll out cutting-edge products from its electronics division in the October through December quarter.

The company has rushed to get the much-anticipated PSX on shop shelves before the end of the holiday shopping season.

The original specifications were announced on Oct. 7 at an industry event, but Sony reportedly had said then that they could be changed.

Nikko Salomon Smith Barney said in a note to clients on Dec. 5 that electronics retailers were warning customers that some of the specification have been pared back.

A PSX with a 160-gigabyte HDD will sell for 79,800 yen (U.S. $731) and be able to record up to 204 hours of television.

Sony will also sell a 250-gigabyte version for 99,800 yen.

The company said the missing functions can be replaced from downloads via the Internet in the future. (Reuters)

Back to Daily News

 

Daily News

...........................................................

Jul 22, 2014: Lennox International Reports Record Profit in Second Quarter

Jul 22, 2014: Whirlpool Launches Hybrid Heat Pump Dryer

Jul 22, 2014: Weber-Stephen Breaks Ground on New Distribution Complex

Jul 22, 2014: Brinly-Hardy 175th Anniversary Brochure Wins 2014 PIAS Graphic Award

Jul 21, 2014: Electrolux Sees Continued Improvement in European, North American Major Appliance Markets

More Daily News>>

RSS Feeds
.........................................................
Appliance Industry
Market Research

...........................................................

March 2014: Market Research - 62nd Annual U.S. Appliance Industry Forecast
February 2014: Appliance Magazine Market Insight: December 2013
January 2014: Market Research - Appliance Historical Statistical Review: 1954-2012
January 2014: Appliance Magazine Market Insight: November 2013




 
Contact Us | About Us | Subscriptions | Advertising | Home
UBM Canon © 2014  

Please visit these other UBM Canon sites

UBM Canon Corporate | Design News | Test & Measurement World | Packaging Digest | EDN | Qmed | Pharmalive | Plastics Today | Powder Bulk Solids | Canon Trade Shows