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I'd Like to see a price drop on 12-100 f4

Discussion in 'Micro 4/3 News and Rumors' started by Saledolce, Mar 14, 2019 at 4:08 PM.

  1. Saledolce

    Saledolce Mu-43 Top Veteran Subscribing Member

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    Apr 17, 2017
    Italy
    I'd _love_ to see a price drop on 12-100 f4.

    But the one I'm tracking on amazon.it is the steadiest item ever. Any different evidence from other markets?
     
  2. Sam0912

    Sam0912 Mu-43 Veteran

    254
    Mar 1, 2012
    You got me all excited then! :wtf::026:
     
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  3. I finally broke down and bought a used one from Keh. From all appearances it looked and performed like new. They seem to have routine coupons that helped.
     
  4. MetilHed

    MetilHed Mu-43 Regular Subscribing Member

    151
    Aug 30, 2015
    Jeff
    What exciting news.
     
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  5. Giiba

    Giiba Something to someone somewhere Subscribing Member

    Aug 19, 2016
    New Westminster, BC
    Given the asking price for the 12-200 I doubt this one's going down.
     
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  6. drd1135

    drd1135 Zen Snapshooter Subscribing Member

    Mar 17, 2011
    Southwest Virginia
    Steve
    I have also noticed the lack of sales for the 12-100. I can only assume that it sells well enough not to warrant it.
     
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  7. Saledolce

    Saledolce Mu-43 Top Veteran Subscribing Member

    693
    Apr 17, 2017
    Italy
    I was hoping to see something happening, after all m43 dies twice a week on youtube. I'll try monitoring the used price too...
     
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  8. Reflector

    Reflector Mu-43 All-Pro

    Aug 31, 2013
    All you can do is hope to score one used at a good price or catch a Olympus Europe refurb sale - I got one in less than externally nice condition used with fine optics but I don't think I'm going to part with mine.

    Surprising how those Micro Four Thirds death predictions never does anything to drive the lens prices and used demand down... You'd thing everyone would be jumping off an already dead system and dumping the lenses and cameras as the dead, irrelevant worthless system that it is according to big name influences, right?
     
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  9. thendless

    thendless Mu-43 Regular Subscribing Member

    35
    Mar 14, 2017
    Definitely one of the best lenses of M43. It deserves to hold its value! I am able to get 1-3s SS handheld with ease on the GM5 with it.
     
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  10. Wouldn't we all?
     
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  11. Gnesan

    Gnesan New to Mu-43

    1
    Friday
    Hi new to the forum , this lens is going around 1050 to 1080 usd (converted from SGD) , quite a tempting option.
     
  12. BrightonRay

    BrightonRay Mu-43 Rookie

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    Feb 27, 2019
    The price for this lens went up by about 25% in the UK on the 1st March. It was £929 and is now £1199. Many other lenses went up by a similar amount at the same time. Interestingly, bodies and body/lens kits remain unchanged.

    Go figure?
     
  13. Tomtit

    Tomtit New to Mu-43 Subscribing Member

    8
    Aug 29, 2018
    I've been lusting after this lens for a long time and recently saw one on Gumtree second hand for A$1200 and thought about it.Then had a look on eBay and Digidirect were selling for A$1409 new with A$100 off with coupon so took the plunge and bought one for A1309 + postage. I sold my 12-40 for A$500 so all in all I only had to shell out a little over A$800 for the 12-100.
     
  14. Carbonman

    Carbonman Mu-43 Hall of Famer Subscribing Member

    Jul 10, 2014
    Vancouver BC
    Graham
    Used examples of this lens are selling for $1099 CDN + tax in camera stores, so I expect about the same from private sales (no sales tax added, so a little cheaper). I'll grab one some day.
     
  15. Angus Gibbins

    Angus Gibbins Mu-43 Veteran Subscribing Member

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    Dec 6, 2015
    Brisbane, Australia
    Angus
    My 12-40mm f2.8 has sat in my bag unused since picking up the 12-100mm. Often now when I leave home instead of taking a bag with 2 or 3 lenses, I take my E-M1 II (E-M1X as of Friday) and my 12-100mm.
     
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  16. Saledolce

    Saledolce Mu-43 Top Veteran Subscribing Member

    693
    Apr 17, 2017
    Italy
    -50euros in this moment on Amazon
     
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  17. dzt41j

    dzt41j Mu-43 Rookie Subscribing Member

    14
    Jan 31, 2019
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