why do some OFTCC / BOTCON toys have electronics and some do not?

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  1. Gadep

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    for example...astrotrain's gun gimmick still works...botcon cyclonus still lights up , LED lights in guns and eyes....other botcon toys are missing the electronics though...MegaZarak and Sentinel Maximus....

    I know that the idea to cut cost was to remove them but why only from certain years ?

    just curious?
     
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    cut costs. recession
     
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    Weren't mega zarak and sentinel produced when OFTCC was going out of business? Cost cutting as some said.
     
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    the 2 you mention were made at the fallout of the old. we bearly got sentinel. that was a rough year.
     
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    I'm sure at one of the recent BotCons Brian Savage said it was a Cost issue.

    For example they only made 571 (Random Number) BotCon 06 Optimus Primal, because that's how many electronic components were left from the last run of Crumplezone.

    That same year Darksyde Megatron came without electronics.
     

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