E-P3 + VF-2 for 345€. Do or don't?

Discussion in 'Olympus Cameras' started by Printfolio, May 3, 2013.

  1. Printfolio

    Printfolio Mu-43 Regular

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    May 6, 2012
    Kortrijk, Belgium
    Steven
    Hi all, I have the opportunity of purchasing a mint E-P3 body + VF-2 for the price of 345€. It's a black body and I'm looking for a backup to my OM-D. Is this an interesting price? (just look for a reason not to indulge in GAS ;-))
     
  2. KS11

    KS11 Mu-43 Veteran

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    Jan 31, 2011
    Busan/Hong Kong
    i would wait. with the ep5 coming out you will definitely see drops in price across the board. any reason why you want to choose olympus? why not a panny gx1?
     
  3. Savas K

    Savas K Mu-43 Top Veteran

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    Jan 10, 2013
    Because he posted in the Olympus section, not This or That. :)
     
  4. derick

    derick Mu-43 Regular

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    Dec 13, 2011
    Given that this is about 1/3 or less of retail, I'd jump on it.
     
  5. Halaking

    Halaking Mu-43 Top Veteran

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    Dec 17, 2012
    Los Angeles
    Morris
    I have omd and just bought ep3 as 2nd body over a month ago, ep3's IQ seem okay, but not up to omd standard, I knew that before I bought.

    I think you should wait, as long you can resist the ep5 with 17mm 1.8 combo.:dash2:
     
  6. Hunter5117

    Hunter5117 Mu-43 Regular

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    Apr 25, 2010
    I would wait, prices already going down. Right now on Amazon USA the E-P3 with lens can be bought for $380 and the VF-2 is $170. Not Europe but relative.
     
  7. fransglans

    fransglans Mu-43 All-Pro

    Jun 12, 2012
    Sweden
    gus
    As a ep3 owner I still advice u to wait. Prices on ep3 will go insain low. And as u already got the om-d, I guess that your not in a hurry...
     
  8. Printfolio

    Printfolio Mu-43 Regular

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    May 6, 2012
    Kortrijk, Belgium
    Steven
    Indeed, prices will go down even further. A 2 year old digicam, sadly, is worth next to nothing... I just considered it because because the black one is so damn sexy. But, then again, I might as well buy a paperweight. Better to invest in glass... (75 1.8 comes to mind, ah gas...)
     
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