Thursday tech deals: a 13-way bargain round-up

By on December 11, 2008, 3:43 AM
We couldn't find a single great deal that stood above all the others, but that's not to say we didn't find some very, very interesting bargains, especially if this is stuff you were looking for already or waiting to get discounted before chipping in...

Refurbished Philips  52Refurbished Philips 52" 120Hz 1080p Widescreen LCD HDTV for $1,000 + free shipping
Philips Outlet offers the factory-refurbished Philips 52" 120Hz 1080p Widescreen LCD HD Television, model no. 52PFL7403D/27, for $999.99. With free shipping, that's $1,078 under the lowest total price we could find for a new, factory-sealed unit. Sales tax is added where applicable. Features include a 1920x1080 (1080p) native resolution, 120Hz refresh rate, 33,000:1 dynamic contrast ratio, 500 cd/mē brightness, 2ms response time, ATSC (HD), NTSC and QAM tuners, USB connectivity, three HDMI inputs, and component and other video inputs. A 90-day Philips warranty applies.


Loaded Dell Inspiron 518 Core 2 Duo 2.66GHz Desktop PC with 19Loaded Dell Inspiron 518 Core 2 Duo 2.66GHz Desktop PC with 19" LCD for $549 + free shipping
Dell Home offers the Dell Inspiron 518 Intel Core 2 Duo 2.66GHz Desktop PC bundled with the Dell S1909WX 19" Widescreen LCD Monitor for $549. With free shipping, that's the lowest total price we've ever seen for this model with this configuration. Sales tax is added where applicable. It features an Intel Core 2 Duo E7300 2.66GHz dual-core processor, 4GB RAM, 640GB Serial ATA hard drive, DVD burner, and Windows Vista Home Premium.

Notable upgrade: Intel Core 2 Quad Q6600 2.4GHz processor for $50

11 More Featured Deals, after the jump!

Dell M109S Ultraportable LED DLP Projector for $399 + free shipping Dell M109S Ultraportable LED DLP Projector for $399 + free shipping
Dell Small Business offers its Dell M109S Ultra Portable LED DLP Projector for $499. Apply coupon code "7DFK$R6ZJ62811" and it falls to $399.20. With free shipping, that's $100 off and tied with last month's mention as one of the least expensive DLP projectors we've seen. Sales tax is added where applicable. This 1-lb. portable projector features an 858x600 native resolution, 800:1 contrast ratio, VGA and RCA inputs, and more. Since it uses LEDs, it's unlikely to ever need a bulb replacement. Deal ends December 13.


17 refurbished Apple MacBook Pro Intel Laptops from $1,349 + free shipping 17 refurbished Apple MacBook Pro Intel Laptops from $1,349 + free shipping
The Apple Store now has 17 factory-refurbished Apple MacBook Pro Notebooks in-stock, with the least expensive models noted below. (Click on "MacBook Pro" in the left sidebar to see them all.) All receive free shipping and the same 1-year Apple warranty that applies to new Macs. Sales tax is added where applicable. Most are available in either glossy or regular screens. Items are removed once sold out. The deals:


Samsung 750GB Serial ATA 3Gb/s Internal Hard Drive for $75 + free shipping Samsung 750GB Serial ATA 3Gb/s Internal Hard Drive for $75 + free shipping
newegg.com cut its price on the Samsung Spinpoint F1 750GB Serial ATA 3.0Gb/s Internal Hard Drive, model no. HD753LJ, to $74.99 with free shipping ($0.10/GB). That's $5 below our mention from three weeks ago and the least expensive 750GB SATA hard drive we've seen. It features a 32MB cache and runs at 7200 rpm.


4-Port USB 2.0 Hub Roundup: DCT Hub for $6 + free shipping, more 4-Port USB 2.0 Hub Roundup: DCT Hub for $6 + free shipping, more
Meritline.com offers the DCT 4-Port USB 2.0 Hub in Silver, model. no. HH201, for $5.99. With free shipping, it's tied for the lowest total price we've seen for this particular item. Other USB hub deals, each with free shipping unless otherwise noted:


Pure Digital PSV-351 Flip Video 30-Minute Digital Camcorder for $60 + free shipping Pure Digital PSV-351 Flip Video 30-Minute Digital Camcorder for $60 + free shipping
B&H Photo-Video offers the Pure Digital PSV-351 Flip Video 30-Minute Digital Camcorder for $59.99. With free shipping, that's the lowest total price we could find by $35. This pocket-size camcorder features 512MB of internal memory for up to 30 minutes of recording time, 2x digital zoom, fold-out USB plug, and more.


Nikon Coolpix P50 8.1MP Digital Camera w/ Printer for $100 after rebate + free shipping Nikon Coolpix P50 8.1MP Digital Camera w/ Printer for $100 after rebate + free shipping
Circuit City offers the Nikon Coolpix P50 8.1-Megapixel Digital Camera in Black, model no. 25583, for $99.99. Add the Epson Stylus R280 Photo Printer for $99.99 ($199.98 total). This $100 mail-in rebate cuts it to $99.98. With free shipping, that's tied with Circuit City's Black Friday deal for the camera alone and the lowest total price we could find for the pair. Sales tax is added where applicable. The P50 features a 3.6x optical zoom, 2.4" LCD, 52MB internal memory, Secure Digital card slot, and USB 2.0 connectivity. Rebate ends January 10.


ASUS Eee PC 900 16G Intel Celeron 900MHz 8.9 ASUS Eee PC 900 16G Intel Celeron 900MHz 8.9" Laptop for $268 + $3 s&h
OnSale.com offers the ASUS Eee PC 900 16G Intel Celeron M 900MHz 8.9" Widescreen Notebook in Pearl White, model no. EEEPC900-W047, for $267.99. With $2.99 for shipping, that's $24 below ZipZoomfly's Thanksgiving day deal and the lowest total price we've seen for this model. It features an Intel Celeron-M ULV 353 900MHz processor, 8.9" 1024x600 widescreen LCD, 1GB RAM, 16GB Solid-State Disk (SSD), 1.3-megapixel webcam, 802.11b/g wireless, Secure Digital card slot, USB ports, Linux, and more. Deal ends December 14.


Hitachi 1TB Serial ATA 3Gb/s Internal Hard Drive for $80 after rebate + $2 s&h Hitachi 1TB Serial ATA 3Gb/s Internal Hard Drive for $80 after rebate + $2 s&h
TigerDirect.com again offers the OEM Hitachi Deskstar 7K1000 1TB Serial ATA 3.0Gb/s Internal Hard Drive, model no. 0A35155, for $109.99 plus $1.99 for shipping. This $30 mail-in rebate cuts it to $79.99 ($0.08/GB). That's up $2 since our mention from two weeks ago (now expired), but the lowest total price we could find by $40. This 7200 rpm hard drive features a 32MB cache. Rebate ends December 31.


D-Link 5-Port Unmanaged Gigabit Ethernet Switch for $15 after rebate + free shipping D-Link 5-Port Unmanaged Gigabit Ethernet Switch for $15 after rebate + free shipping
newegg.com offers the D-Link DGS-2205 5-Port Unmanaged Gigabit Ethernet Switch for $24.99. This $10 mail-in rebate cuts it to $14.99. With free shipping, it's $6 under our September mention and the lowest total price we've seen by $4. Features include support for 802.3u Fast Ethernet and Gigabit Ethernet, 8k MAC address table, and more. Deal expires December 19.


Philips 500W 2.1 DVD Home Theater System with iPod dock for $235 + free shipping Philips 500W 2.1 DVD Home Theater System with iPod dock for $235 + free shipping
Circuit City slashed its price on the Philips 500-watt 2.1-Channel DVD Home Theater System, model no. HTS6515/37, to $235.27. With free shipping, that's $80 under our October mention and the lowest total price we could find by $112. Sales tax is added where applicable. Features include 500 watts of total system power, two 100-watt speakers, subwoofer, AM/FM tuner, progressive scan DVD player with DivX, DVD+/-R, and MP3 playback, 1080p upconversion, integrated iPod dock, built-in Dolby Digital, Dolby Pro Logic II, and DTS decoders, and HDMI, component, and other video outputs.

 

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JDoors said:
Re: The Phillips refurbished TV What's up with this disclaimer on the Phillips Outlet home page?"Promotion Details and Restrictions: This sale is available to Philips and Ryder employees only, we will verify your order via your Philips or Philips Owned Subsidiary email address, or Ryder email address."
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