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Pioneer Collection almost complete
07-09-2017, 08:14 PM
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RE: Pioneer Collection almost complete
(07-09-2017 06:38 PM)rprosperi Wrote:  It seems unlikely HP would restart production a few years later in another country to only a produce a small number if units.

(07-09-2017 07:06 PM)Didier Lachieze Wrote:  Support units for the 42S were manufactured in Indonesia up to 2000 according to this thread.

Thanks for that Didier, sheds a pretty bright light on my assumptions.

Unlikely as it may have seemed to me, it appears that's exactly what happened.

This is more evidence of the chaos in HP's planning group at the time. Starting production in a totally new factory, just for very limited runs of warranty spare units of a certain model is at best reactionary and evidence of poor planning during the normal production run. I suppose it's possible far more 42S units failed than planned in the normal sparing calculations, but 2000 is already 4-5 years after normal production (with a 1-year warranty) ceased so something else was likely going on.

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