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Panasonic EPP got some nice discount going in. PL25mm $409, PL42.5 $1039 and more

Discussion in 'Hot Deals - Find a Great Deal? Share It Here.' started by tg9413, May 13, 2015.

  1. tg9413

    tg9413 Mu-43 Regular

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    Mar 12, 2014
    As title said. Panasonic's EPP site has bunch of lens on sale.
    If anyone wonder how you get EPP, try to sign in/sign up with your company email address at shop.panasonic.com. if your employer is partner with Panasonic you will be redirect to their EPP portal.
    For those people had the EPP account just log in with the above address also.

    Apart from the ones mentioned above
    20mm pancake is priced at 279
    35-100mm f4-5.6 zoom designed for the GM series is priced at 339, highly recommend this if you don't need the large aperture from the pro zoom. This little lens is light, compact and very sharp, has OIS also.
     
  2. nublar

    nublar Mu-43 Regular

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  3. Ddeveryday

    Ddeveryday Mu-43 Regular

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    Feb 24, 2013
    How can I check if my company gets discount? Mine is a top financial firm.

     
  4. nublar

    nublar Mu-43 Regular

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    Go here and sign up with your company email. If they participate, it will say "EMPLOYEE PURCHASE PROGRAM" in blue text under the top navigation bar

    https://shop.panasonic.com/account
     
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  5. tg9413

    tg9413 Mu-43 Regular

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    Mar 12, 2014
    Just found out one more way to get into EPP
    https://www.corporateperks.com/
    go there sign up with your email, and shop through their portal to panasonic, it doesn't said it is the EPP program in the navigation bar like mentioned above, but it does show the EPP pricing. Only down side is that you kinda tight into their points system and can't use credit card cashback portal like discover which is running a 10% back on panasonic right now.
     
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  6. nublar

    nublar Mu-43 Regular

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    Looks like you can get another 16% cashback through ebates.
     
  7. sgreszcz

    sgreszcz Mu-43 Veteran

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    Sweet deals. Too bad Panasonic region-lock their cameras or I would buy through here as my company has an EPP with Panasonic (I live in Europe). The only lens I might be interested in (since I already have the P35-100/2.8 with the dodgy OIS in video mode) would be the 12-35/2.8 but I already have the LX100 which covers that range.
     
  8. nuclearboy

    nuclearboy Mu-43 Top Veteran

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    Jan 28, 2011
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    Damn it!!! I have been successfully avoiding this lens because of its high price but now I have gone an ordered it through corporateperks.

    Good tip... I could not resist.

    I love my O75 but I do suffer from it being a little long in some cases. This will bring me closer to my subjects. Can't wait to start shooting.

    The 2.8 zooms are an awesome price too.
     
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  9. RBrianTaylor

    RBrianTaylor Mu-43 Regular

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    Brian Taylor
    How does one get an extra 16% cashback through ebates? I don't see anything listed on their website.
     
  10. nublar

    nublar Mu-43 Regular

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  11. BeyondTheLines

    BeyondTheLines Mu-43 Veteran

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    Patrick
    Out of curiosity, what's the price?
     
  12. nuclearboy

    nuclearboy Mu-43 Top Veteran

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    12-35/2.8 is $649.
    35-100/2.8 is $974
    25/1.4 is $409
     
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  13. BeyondTheLines

    BeyondTheLines Mu-43 Veteran

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    Patrick
    That's a great price for the 12-35.
     
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  14. pwol

    pwol Mu-43 Regular

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    Apr 21, 2015
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    I wish I ordered when the 16% cash back was active... sucks.

    I was looking at the Leica 45 macro at $585, or the 15 1.7 at $480. (both before tax and cash back)
     
  15. nuclearboy

    nuclearboy Mu-43 Top Veteran

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    Has anyone ordered anything from Panasonic lately and did they recieve it. I ordered on 5/17. It as marked as shipped the next day but Panasonic has not shipped it yet and cannot tell me when it will ship (item is marked as "in-stock"). Is it just me or is Panasonic screwing up everyones shipments right now?
     
  16. tg9413

    tg9413 Mu-43 Regular

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    I ordered the 20f1.7 the day I post this thread, and got the lens about 4 days later via Fedex. But I didn't get any tracking number nor email that told me it's shipped. I had to log back into my account to find the order number to call the customer service to get my tracking number.
     
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  17. nuclearboy

    nuclearboy Mu-43 Top Veteran

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    Mine has been marked as shipped on their website since 5/18 but when I have called them they said it has not shipped (even by today 5/28). They had been telling me me two more days. When I brought that up today they told me they really have no idea when it will ship. It is in stock however???? They blame it on a computer glitch.

    I did some quick review searches of panasonic.com online purchases and could not find anything positive. Apparently Panasonic is not good at online sales and the reviews warn against using them. I am surprised about this from a big company like Panasonic.

    Glad you got your lens pretty quickly. I assume I will get mine evenutally but I am missing having the lens for both my daughters graduation events and am a little dissapointed in Panasonic right now.
     
  18. RBrianTaylor

    RBrianTaylor Mu-43 Regular

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    Brian Taylor
    I guess the EPP prices fluctuate over time. As I'm writing this post, here are some prices I'm seeing (once I'm logged in to see EPP pricing via Corporateperks):
    • GH4 body only, $1,299.99
    • G7 with 14-140 lens, $824.99 (pre-order)
    • G7 with 14-42 lens, $599.99 (pre-order)
    I'm pretty sure that these prices are lower than what they were about a week ago.
     
  19. sgreszcz

    sgreszcz Mu-43 Veteran

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    I would jump on the g7 at that price, but unfortunately Panasonic region lock their cameras for video (except for gh4).
     
  20. Hal Knowles

    Hal Knowles Mu-43 Regular

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    Hal Knowles
    Panasonic EPP deals are back (e.g., G7 with 14-42 lens $599.99, G7 with 14-140 lens $824.99, GH4 $1,199.99, 12-35mm f/2.8 $624.99, 42.5mm f/1.2 $1,039.99, etc.). Same methods as previously covered on this post apply (e.g., direct affiliation with Panasonic Employee Pricing Program, register and login to Panasonic EPP via Corporate Perks).

    This thread made me aware of these crazy good prices back in June and I picked up a G7 and some lenses. So I decided to register to the forum and repay the favor! Happy snapping everyone!
     
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