The writing was already on the wall
, but it looks as if Onkyo actually won't be pursuing the long lost HD DVD format any longer. According to a Japanese report at Yomiuri Online
, the firm will be discontinuing production of HD DVD players following Toshiba's own decision to abandon the format
, but it will
continue to provide service for customers that already snapped up the DV-HD805
. Interestingly, there was no mention of Onkyo's plans in regard to Blu-ray, but nevertheless, yet another red supporter has definitely waved its white flag.
[Via Widescreen Review
, image courtesy of Bret Philpot