Best tech bargains of the week: October 2

Gear up for the long weekend with a smokin' plasma TV deal and more!

  • Panasonic DMP-BD60

    Price: $389 negotiable (save a minium of $160)

    The [[artnid:298985|Panasonic DMP-BD60|Review: Panasonic DMP-BD60]] is an entry-level Blu-ray player that doesn't skimp on quality. With excellent video performance, lots of useful inbuilt features and a sleek and attractive design, it ranks among the best Blu-ray players you can buy. Originally retailing for $549, the Panasonic DMP-BD60 can be snapped up from [[xref:|Bing Lee for $389|Bing Lee]]. This price is also negotiable, so who knows how much you might save?
  • [[artnid:265551|TomTom GO730 GPS unit]]

    Price: $469 (save $80)

    Despite being released more than a year ago, TomTom's GO 730 is still one of the finest GPS units on the market. It was one of the first TomTom GPS devices to utilise the company’s new IQ Routes technology, and it also boasts advanced lane guidance and voice address input. You can pick it up [[xref:|online at Clive Peeters|Web site: Clive Peeters]] for just $469 — a saving of $80.
  • OXX Digital Classic DAB+ digital radio

    Price: $279 (save: $20)

    We're big fans of [[xref:|OXX Digital's|OXX Digital]] [[artnid:318596|Classic DAB+|Review: OXX Digital Classic DAB+ digital radio]] — it looks great, sounds good and has a boatload of features. We think it's worth the $299 recommended retail price, but if you're keen to save a few pennies visit [[xref:|Wicked Digital|Wicked Digital: OXX Digital Classic DAB+ digital radio]] where you can find it for $279 — saving yourself a cool $20.
  • SanDisk Extreme Pro 16GB CompactFlash memory card

    Price: $286 (Save $113)

    SanDisk's [[Artnid:318462| Extreme Pro CompactFlash card|SanDisk launches speedy Extreme Pro CompactFlash card]] offers 90 megabytes per second read and write speeds, double the speed of SanDisk's previous offering. With the NRL grand final coming up on the weekend, now is the perfect opportunity to grab one of these cards for your digital SLR and capture some sporting snaps. The fast read and write performance means you can capture high-speed action and take burst photos without worrying about your camera slowing down. The new cards are pricey, but the 16GB SanDisk Extreme Pro can be purchased for $286 at [[xref:|City Software|City Software: SanDisk Extreme Pro 16GB CompactFlash memory card]], a saving of $113.
  • [[Artnid:267931|HP Photosmart C6380 inkjet multifunction printer|Review: HP Photosmart C6380 inkjet multifunction device]]

    Price: $199 (save $100)

    HP's Photosmart C6380 is a fast multifunction printer that can produce good quality photos. You can connect it to your computer via USB, access it over your wireless network or print directly from memory cards. It can be purchased for $199 at [[xref:|JB Hi-Fi|JB Hi-Fi: HP Photosmart C6380 inkjet multifunction]].
  • [[artnid:276918|Nokia E63]]

    A cut-price version of the popular [[artnid:255620|Nokia E71]], Nokia's E63 smartphone lacks HSDPA connectivity and built-in GPS but retains much of the E71's design, including a full QWERTY keyboard. If you can live without super-fast mobile Internet then this smartphone is definitely worth a look. 3 Mobile is currently offering the E63 for just [[xref:|$0 on a $19 cap over 24 months]] — the plan includes $70 worth of calls and text messages and 75 minutes of free calls to any other 3 mobile.
  • [[artnid:306266|Toshiba NB200|Review: Toshiba NB200 (PLL25A-00D002) netbook]]

    Price: $549 (save $350)

    You can't go past Toshiba's NB200 netbook if you want something stylish, well built and comfortable to use. It also has great features such as Sleep-and-Charge USB ports, which can charge your iPhone even if the netbook is switched off. The RRP of the NB200 is $899, but you can buy it from [[xref:|Beecom |Website: Beecom Technologies]] for $549. For an extra $48 you can also upgrade its memory to 2GB (we recommend you do so).
  • 10 per cent off desktop PCs and laptops at JB Hi-Fi

    If you're looking for a new [[xref:|notebook|GoodGearGuide: Notebooks]] or [[xref:|desktop PC|GoodGearGuide: Desktop PCs]], duck in to [[xref:|JB Hi-Fi|JB Hi-Fi: Computers]]. The company is offering a flat 10 per cent off the ticketed prices of all its notebooks and PCs for this weekend — including products like the [[artnid:309018|Apple Macbook Pro (15in)|Review: Apple Macbook Pro (15in)]]. You might even be able to bargain a little more off the top.
  • [[artnid:311577|Panasonic TH-42PS10A plasma television|Review: Panasonic TH-42PS10A plasma television]]

    Price: $1799 (save $400)

    The Panasonic TH-42PS10A plasma television is a 42in high-definition plasma television that won't break the bank. It features good picture quality for the asking price, with faithful colour reproduction and impressive motion control.

    [[xref:|Harvey Norman is currently offering the Panasonic TH-42PS10A for $1799 — $400 less than the original RRP.

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