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1A person who buys electronic goods that are of a standard between those aimed at consumers and professionals.as modifier ‘the prosumer market’
- ‘And while the line-input's audio quality isn't professional, or even prosumer level, it's still good enough for most consumer applications.’
- ‘Being a good deal smaller and lighter than its predecessor, it's barely larger than some of the prosumer types on sale.’
- ‘The processor will especially benefit prosumer and digital media enthusiasts, as well as those who run many software applications simultaneously.’
- ‘Clearly it doesn't follow the previous line of prosumer cameras, all of which had a longer split swivel design with an ‘internal focusing’ lens.’
- ‘Its $1700 price point makes it a prosumer device.’
2A consumer who becomes involved with designing or customizing products for their own needs.
1980s: from professional or producer + consumer.
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