Have you guys seen this tricorder from Japan?

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Think Jedi

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I just came across one of these at a resale shop here in Japan. It's a promo give-away item for purchasers of the full TNG DVD box set. Have you guys ever seen this before? It's a remote control for your DVD/VCR/TV. Very, very cool.

tJ
 

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RedTwoX

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Nope, hadn't seen that before. Do you mind if I ask how much it was selling for? I'm not a big Trek fan, but I have buddies who are. If it's not outragously expensive it would be worth the effort of tracking one down for a gift.
 

Think Jedi

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Originally posted by RedTwoX@Jan 6 2006, 02:45 AM
Nope, hadn't seen that before.  Do you mind if I ask how much it was selling for?  I'm not a big Trek fan, but I have buddies who are.  If it's not outragously expensive it would be worth the effort of tracking one down for a gift.
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I got this for about $100 US, but the problem is that they aren't for sale through retail channels. The store had more, so if you're interested, I could go back and see if I can scrounge more.

tJ
 

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RedTwoX

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Originally posted by Think Jedi@Jan 5 2006, 09:50 PM
I got this for about $100 US, but the problem is that they aren't for sale through retail channels. The store had more, so if you're interested, I could go back and see if I can scrounge more.

tJ
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I appreciate the offer, it's very kind of you, but these guys aren't that close of friends :lol If it were closer to $50 I probably would have taken you up on it.

Great find. I'm sure there will be others here ready to jump at the chance.
 

Think Jedi

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No problem. I need to be sure these actually work on TVs outside of Japan. I suspect they do, but I'm going to send one to a friend to check out for me.

tJ
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@Jan 5 2006, 09:50 PM
I got this for about $100 US, but the problem is that they aren't for sale through retail channels. The store had more, so if you're interested, I could go back and see if I can scrounge more.

tJ
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I appreciate the offer, it's very kind of you, but these guys aren't that close of friends :lol If it were closer to $50 I probably would have taken you up on it.

Great find. I'm sure there will be others here ready to jump at the chance.
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Jedi Lawja

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Those are pretty cool.

I'd love to have one, but with the purchase of a new notebook, wireless router, USB Wireless Adaptor, a few USB gender-reversal connectors, and a 512mb Pendrive, I'm tapped. If I had the $25 and the $20 and the $15 rebates in hand.. but I don't. ;(

-J
 

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