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Staples Office Supply Stores EP L1

Discussion in 'Micro 4/3 News and Rumors' started by Alanroseman, Feb 24, 2011.

  1. Alanroseman

    Alanroseman Super Moderator Emeritus

    Dec 21, 2010
    New England
    Hello All,

    Ran into Staples in Mendon,Ma today. They had the EP-L1 as a kit for $499.

    Looks like it's even less if purchased online.

    The store manager said "I heard it was an awesome DSLR" that was the extent of his knowledge...

    Here's what's in the kit:

    Includes Stylish Camera Backpack, Additional Long Life Lithium Ion Battery, PEN Quickpro Tutorial DVD, Corel Imaging and Video Editing Bonus Software DVDs plus Passport to Savings for extra bonus offers on staples.com.

    Here's the link:

    Olympus Pen E-PL1 Digital SLR Camera Kit | Staples®
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  2. tomrock

    tomrock Mu-43 Regular

    Jun 21, 2010
    Indianapolis, IN
    I saw that kit in the Staples in Indianapolis, IN, too.
  3. lenshoarder

    lenshoarder Mu-43 All-Pro

    Nov 7, 2010
    They had it on sale for $389 a couple of weeks back.
  4. Alanroseman

    Alanroseman Super Moderator Emeritus

    Dec 21, 2010
    New England
    That's awesome. When you see them, post them.

    There are lots of folks concerned that Olympus isn't doing a great job getting the PEN series into retail outlets.

    That was the reason for my post...

    You found a great deal, I'm sure that would have been appreciated also. Don't hesitate to post if you think it'll be helpful.

    Cheers, Alan
  5. Dan Ka

    Dan Ka Mu-43 Regular

    Jan 11, 2011
    Northeastern Ohio
    Gotta watch Staples from now on, especially for online special buys.

    The E-PL1 is currently $449.99, last month there was an additional $50 mail-in rebate.

    Early this week they had a Zuiko Digital ED 40-150mm f4.0-5.6 Zoom Lens for $109.99. I missed out on that one. Checked back again and the price was up to $159.99 - still a good deal. Then found a $30 dollar rebate on anything over $150 went to order but it was out of stock - no new stock expected. Dang!
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