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cheap EOS products at A & M Photo World

Simon Zheng , Apr 29, 2004; 02:48 p.m.

I'm looking to buy a bunch of EOS products like the Canon 10D and maybe 70-200 IS. The prices I saw are very low, which makes it kinda suspicious. I wasn't able to find more than 1 review on-line about the store and the feedback wasn't very good. Did anybody have experience buying products (especially Canon EOS) from them and what's your experience? Thanks!

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Rob Bernhard , Apr 29, 2004; 02:58 p.m.

<< I wasn't able to find more than 1 review on-line about the store and the feedback wasn't very good. >>

You're joking of course, right?

http://www.resellerratings.com/seller1988.html (124 reviews)

http://www.photo.net/neighbor/one-subcategory?id=2 (8 reviews)

Mike Forbes , Apr 29, 2004; 03:01 p.m.

Go to B & H, KEH, Adorama or Hunt's. Those prices are what you are going to pay. Everyone else who appears to be lower is probably playing a game of some sort.

Simon Zheng , Apr 29, 2004; 03:12 p.m.

Apparently I should've spent more than 2 minutes searching on yahoo for this store's rating :) Thanks for the info. Looks like a store I need to stay as far away as I possibly can.

Rob Bernhard , Apr 29, 2004; 03:43 p.m.

Simon,

On the main photo.net page there's a box that has what I would call trusted vendors. If you choose one of them you're not only going to be sure of a good transaction, but you'll also be helping photo.net via referal moneys.

KALIM BHATTI , Apr 29, 2004; 03:58 p.m.

Glad you asked. I was 100% suspicious about this dealer and decided to order a Canon 10d at the advertised price of $899 or so. I also ordered a 550ex flash from them, in case they would try and upsell me. When I get their traditional email to verify the order, they did just that, try to get me to buy a battery at a whopping $70. Also they said the camera is grey market, which means, according to them, will be shipped from Japan and would take 4-6 weeks. If that's not enough, they said the camera is not NTSC, it's PAL. (which only means that you can't play your images on TV in USA with PAL) I said no to all their tricks and soon got an email stating the camera is not in stock.

Yes they are a fraud, stay away.

Kalim

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