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Refurbed Oly E-PL1 Body $129; E-PM1 kits $299

Discussion in 'Hot Deals - Find a Great Deal? Share It Here.' started by penfan2010, May 23, 2012.

  1. penfan2010

    penfan2010 Mu-43 All-Pro

    Nov 12, 2010
    NJ, USA
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  2. captevo

    captevo Mu-43 Regular

    179
    Mar 14, 2012
    stop it.... LOL
    tempting.
     
  3. WT21

    WT21 Mu-43 Hall of Famer

    Feb 19, 2010
    Boston
    I looked at Cameta and B&H for refurb EPM1. Cameta was $299 and B&H was $329. But B&H had a used VF2 that I also wanted.

    I ordered the camera from Cameta on Tuesday, and the VF2 from B&H early on Wednesday.

    I got the VF2 from B&H yesterday, and Cameta has a delivery date of the 29th

    I should have paid the extra money, or I should have asked B&H to match the Cameta pricing :(
     
  4. Crn3371

    Crn3371 Mu-43 Rookie

    13
    May 14, 2012
    The good thing with Cameta is the full 1 year warranty on refurbs. The bad thing with Cameta is their SLOW shipping.
     
  5. WT21

    WT21 Mu-43 Hall of Famer

    Feb 19, 2010
    Boston
    Good point on the warranty. Hadn't thought through that. That does make the wait worth it.
     
  6. pharaviel

    pharaviel Mu-43 Veteran

    313
    Jun 20, 2011
    Reggio Emilia, Italy
    Daniele Frizzi
    Would love to get the epm1 at that price...
     
  7. phatning

    phatning Mu-43 Rookie

    11
    May 27, 2012
    NYC
    I just ordered the E-PM1 refurbed kit and VF-2 from Cameta (via eBay) over the weekend. Hopefully they will arrive on time.

    I most likely will sell the E-PM1 kit lens with my E-P1, which I purchased new (body only) from the Best Buy deal a few months ago. I'm hoping to recoup some of the funds so I can get a 14mm pancake lens to go with my manual lenses - the main reason why I decided to upgrade to E-PM1 and VF-2 combo.

    BTW, this is my first post here; I just joined last night. Great forum with lots of traffic and good info. Stayed up way too late last night just so I could catch up on all the threads on E-PM1. It was well worth it! :)
     
  8. Amin Sabet

    Amin Sabet Administrator

    Apr 10, 2009
    Boston, MA (USA)
    Wow, great deals!
     
  9. weeowee

    weeowee Mu-43 Regular

    146
    May 6, 2012
    just got my omd 2 weeks ago, but still want to get the epl1 for my dad...
     
  10. redington

    redington Mu-43 Regular

    140
    Apr 28, 2012
    I had myself convinced to get an epl1 until this epm1 deal popped up. It became something of a no-brainer for me. Shipping took some time, but the warranty was worth it.
     
  11. zapatista

    zapatista Mu-43 Top Veteran

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    Mar 19, 2012
    Denver, Colorado, USA
    Mike
    I've bought many refurb kits from Cameta over the last 6 months and NONE of them have been a problem. I'd say an average of 300-400 shutter actuations per body. Only problem with the E-PM1/E-PL1 in low light (long exposures) is that the shutter can sound like it's dying a loud, slow death. The files come out ok though.