Even though I'm considering a NEC dvd burner, I browsed Newegg.com's site for current Pioneer drives and much to my suprise, there were none as of Jan 18, 1:30 am pst (gmt -08). No retail or oem versions. I saw in another thread something about a certain new pioneer model no longer being available in Europe as well. Is this some kind of sign?
Anyhow when I did an all products search for Pioneer on Newegg, I only saw some expensive refurbished drives: