I wanted to confirm something. When it comes to the MiniDV/S-VHS combo decks, the pro-series and consumer series ones essentially came in identical pairs, correct?

In other words:


I only ask because (despite the disadvantages discussed about dual decks on here in the past) I snagged an SR-VS30U for $150. However, the seller also had a HR-DVS3U for sale, but was asking $400 and when I asked why, she said the units are "significantly different."

As a sanity check, I even looked at the service manual part lists, and nearly all the important part numbers (transport components, video heads, etc.) matched up.

I'm not missing something, am I? I always thought the biggest difference was just the screen printed text on the front panel...