[sane-devel] New Scanner Purchase .....

Ilia Sotnikov hostcc at gmail.com
Tue Jun 24 11:03:22 UTC 2008

On Tue, Jun 24, 2008 at 1:15 PM, David Lochrin <dlochrin at d2.net.au> wrote:
> On Tuesday 24 June 2008 19:13, peter wrote:
>>  HP it seems is a very interesting company when it comes to the planet as a
>> whole.  The HP Scanjet 5590 is listed at US$299.99 on the hp.com site.  The
>> open market in the States will offer for say 10% less.
>>  In Thailand the price (converted on xe.com) is US$596.  Now that is a
>> shock.  But in what I thought was fair and open Singapore the price is even
>> higher, US$658.
>   Fascinating!  In Australia it's listed at AU$999 or US$953 - see http://h10010.www1.hp.com/wwpc/au/en/ho/WF02a/1090037-1090177-1090485.html
>>  Better to rush out and buy HP stock, at these margins the company is going
>> to make a lot of money.

Considering that the price is too high for this model (in my opinion)
the whole picture becomes rather sad.

 Ilia Sotnikov

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