U.S. Rebate Offer on OMD-EM1 with the 12-40 f2.8 lens

Discussion in 'Olympus Cameras' started by dcisive, Sep 22, 2013.

  1. dcisive

    dcisive Mu-43 Veteran

    Feb 19, 2010
    Salt Lake City, Utah
    In case you were not aware, Olympus just began offering a $200.00 rebate for those that will be ordering both the new OMD-EM1 body AND the 12-40 f2.8 lens. Apparently due to the lack of availability of the "kit" option they are placating their customers with this olive branch so to speak. Not unreasonable if I do say so. I have mine ordered like that along with a grip. This info comes from a dealer for Olympus that tends to get their shipments of new product pretty much first in line. ********** in New York. I got my EM5 and grip from them weeks before other dealers had them so I have a track record with them. Just speak to the owner there...Joel. He will fill you in if needed.
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  2. francis_a

    francis_a Mu-43 Regular

    Sep 17, 2013
    Derry, NH
    Would be great if this is indeed true. But I haven't seen any retailer or even Olympus publish this rebate.
  3. brosenz

    brosenz Mu-43 Regular

    Aug 9, 2011
  4. gochugogi

    gochugogi Mu-43 Veteran

    Maybe it's Joel's manager special rebate!
  5. supmua

    supmua Mu-43 Rookie

    Sep 15, 2013
    Excellent news indeed.
  6. drd1135

    drd1135 Zen Snapshooter

    Mar 17, 2011
    Southwest Virginia
    I'm too cheap to save that kind of money.
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  7. JYPfoto

    JYPfoto Mu-43 Veteran

    Aug 27, 2013
    I wonder if all items have to purchased on the same receipt/order. I ordered the body + lens on B&H and Amazon without the adapter because I didn't want to get stuck with an adapter and no camera and didn't buy the lens with the body+adapter when I bought it from olympus because their preorder policy states all orders are shipped together in terms of them receiving items in stock.

  8. jerrykur

    jerrykur Mu-43 Regular

    Aug 23, 2012
    Northern CA
    Excellent news. I guess I will have make an order tomorrow.

    Sent from my Nexus 7 using Mu-43 mobile app
  9. francis_a

    francis_a Mu-43 Regular

    Sep 17, 2013
    Derry, NH
    Anyone finds out any details how this works please share. Got an E-M1 on pre-order. I want to order the 12-40 now but want to make sure I'm entitled to the rebate.
  10. gqchynaboy

    gqchynaboy Mu-43 Regular

    Dec 18, 2012
    Looks like they took it down now =[
  11. CPWarner

    CPWarner Mu-43 Veteran

    Dec 24, 2010
    Good thing I took a screen shot of it, so I can give them grief!

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  12. Clint

    Clint Mu-43 Hall of Famer Subscribing Member

    Apr 22, 2013
    San Diego area, CA
    How about posting the screen shot so more can all give them grief.:biggrin:
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  13. m43man

    m43man Mu-43 Veteran

    Aug 28, 2012
    Did the "pulled" rebate cover Canada too?

    Olympus would demonstrate a lot of good faith if they do honor the $200 rebate for customers who purchase the 12-40 separately from the EM1 too.

    I for one, will have no hesitation to support the aggressive pricing.
  14. Colorbright

    Colorbright Mu-43 Regular

    I also used the link, and saw the offer on the Olympus site. We all know it was there, and one person even screen captured it. Has anyone called them to ask if they will still honor it? That $200 would definitely make my decision to get both easier. :smile:

  15. m43man

    m43man Mu-43 Veteran

    Aug 28, 2012
    I would call them if I've seen the offer or the screen cap. Is there a link to the screen cap?
  16. CPWarner

    CPWarner Mu-43 Veteran

    Dec 24, 2010
    I will put that up later today. I have been insanely busy of late and had little time to do things like that. Heck, I have not even picked up my camera in weeks.
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  17. Colorbright

    Colorbright Mu-43 Regular

    That's very nice of you! Thanks
  18. briloop

    briloop Mu-43 Regular

    May 23, 2012
    Mount Juliet, TN
  19. Gidget

    Gidget Mu-43 Regular Subscribing Member

    Apr 22, 2010
    Leah Hallett
    From looking closely at their offering, I think the rebate is only for the MMF-3, not for the grip too.

    Can anyone verify it's for both?
  20. CPWarner

    CPWarner Mu-43 Veteran

    Dec 24, 2010
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