Archives for March 2019

Adorama Sale and Overstock sale

Adorama is running another sale, this one carrying onwards the Saint Patrick’s Day theme… Or if you are fond of the more clearance-kind sales, they have refreshed their Overstock sales with over 5,500 units available, so be sure to use their left-hand side for further filtering by topics and brands of interest…

Staples B&M coupon: $20 off orders of $100+

Staples has a limited selection of camera gear in their B&M stores and they also have “degrees of separation” gear (storage, monitors, etc). Good until 3/23/19, coupon code 82991 gets you $20 off an order of $100+ at a Staples B&M store. You can find the coupon if you prefer to print it or show it on your digital device at the Staples coupons page

NOTE that exclusions apply on the coupon, in terms of product types (eg computers, gift cards, etc) but also some brands are not eligible (Apple, Amazon, Bose, SquareTrade, EcoTank, etc). The whole text of exceptions can be found on the coupons page through the aforelinked page…

15% off on Peak Design camera bags with In-Cart discount

A shopping cart discount [no coupon needed, but you must add the item to the shopping cart] offers a variety of Peak Design camera bags for a 15% off discount at the Massdrop website. The price you see on the listing ($220) is the price before the discount for the 13L model.

When inside the shopping cart, you will have the option of selecting various kinds of bags including backpacks, slings, messengers and pouches. The listing is very detailed showing all the options and such…

This offer is running for the next six days and change from blog-posting date, with a mid-April shipment estimate. Massdrop will do the shipping. The bags come with a Peak Design lifetime warranty, however, all sales are final, meaning they don’t accept returns if you don’t like them or you picked the wrong color or size.

International Olympus 40-150mm f2.8 PRO ED for $880 + S&H

If you are comfortable getting a PRO lens without a manufacturer warranty, Massdrop is offering for the next two days and change [from blog-posting time] the new condition Olympus 40-150mm f2.8 PRO ED M.Zuiko lens for $880 plus shipping which is under $10 for the US zipcodes I tried and varying around $20 depending on country.

There is no mention of warranty in the listing, so assume there is no warranty. This is the international version of the lens. This is how they explain it on their page.

The orders will be shipped in mid-April of 2019 by Massdrop…

Monday: 10% off many things at KEH Camera w/coupon

A new 1-day coupon is running at KEH Camera, good until Monday MAR-18-2019 at 11:59pm ET, coupon code PARTY3A gets you 10% off most things sold at the KEH Camera website. Exclusions apply as always: no Leica, no “NEW” and no “Used – Like New” products.

PS: I still catch myself writing “2018” instead of “2019” at times, so if you discern any, from the context, you can guestimate it is a mental auto-complete typo πŸ™‚

Monday [not Tuesday]: 12.9″ iPad PRO, Rokinon 50/T1.5 Cine DS (4 options) for $369, Sandisk Extreme SDXC (5 options), Printers, Dracast bundle, Etc

CORRECTION: the name of the day is Monday, not Tuesday πŸ™‚

Green euphoria after Saint Patrick’s Day translates into a name-brand set of B&H daily deals for Monday MAR-18-2018 as follows:

+ Sandisk Extreme SDXC memory cards as follows:
++ yellow Extreme non-PRO: 64GB for $16, 128GB for $28, 256GB for $53
++ Extreme PRO: 64GB for $19, 256GB for $68
++ best bang for the buck of this quintet is the 128GB yellow Extreme for $28

+ Rokinon 50mm T1.5 AS UMC Cine DS Lens for $369 in Canon EF, Nikon F, Sony E, and Micro 4/3rds

+ 12.9″ iPad Pro (Mid 2017, 512GB, Wi-Fi Only) for $749 in three color options
+ with free screen protector

+ LED500 Plus Series Daylight LED Light for $299
+ with three FREE items included: barndoors, softbox, honeycomb grid
+ barn animals not included ~ you have to provide those yourselves πŸ™‚

NOTE: B&H will be closed for holiday between Wednesday 5pm ET and Friday 9am ET of this week, so plan your purchases accordingly…

Meanwhile on the other side of Le Pond, there is a big printer sale [with some scanners mixed in for good measure] among the Amazon Germany Gold Box daily deals. Prices range from 59 to 651 euro, with models from Canon, Epson, Samsung and HP participating. A total of 15 options are available. The offers expire at the end of day in the German time zone…

UPDATE: meanwhile at the Best Buy daily deals, they have a sale on select MacBook Pro models, along with Surface PRO tablets and such…

And at the USA Amazon Gold Box, they have the certified refurbished 32-inch Samsung C32F397FWN curved monitor going for $180…

YMMV/Invited: 10% off eBay purchase (max disco $50)

There is a YMMV coupon offer from the eBay website, an invited-users type of a promotion, mayhaps to reactivate eBay shoppers who haven’t made a purchase in a while. Anyway, the offer goes live this: coupon code MYTENOFF gets you 10% off your purchase until March 31st in 2019. The maximum discount with the coupon is $50. In other words, purchases over $500 will get a flat $50 off discount.

Exclusions on what the coupon can be used for apply as always. The coupon may only be working for invited eBay users, so a very big YMMV…

Adorama: Bonus Finance Offers with select Camera Gear purchases of various brands

While reading through the previously posted “Nikon Z” post, I also run into this Adorama financing promotion that gets you special financing terms on select camera gear purchases from various brands. The various eligible products are listed at the long aforelinked page.

Participating products on the page include select Canons (cameras, lenses, printers), and Nikons (Z cameras) and Sony (APS-C a series) and BOSE (no cameras), and PenTax (K-1 II and 645 gear).

NOTE that items may get added and/or removed from the list as each offer has its own expiration date.

As always, read thoroughly the terms and conditions and restrictions of the financing offers and make sure you understand them before jumping in with both feets!

Nikon Z: Free FTZ Mount Adapter and up to $400 Trade-In Bonus with Nikon Z purchase

Good until March 30 in 2019, Adorama is having a stackable Nikon Z promotion: you get a free Niokn FTZ mount adapter with the purchase of a Nikon Z-system full-frame mirrorless camera, and if you want to trade-in qualifying camera gear, you can get a trade-in bonus of up to $400 [in addition to the gear’s value]…

Optionally, you can get 18-month no-interest financing with select Z purchases when paying with an Adorama credit card – on approved credit and all that. Minimum monthly payments are required. Check the terms/conditions of this promotion over there or contact them if something’s not clear…

64GB Lexar C20c USB-C Flash Drive for $10 w/FS

Good until Monday at 11:59pm ET (MAR-18-2019), Adorama is having another snapshot type of a limited time offer, you can get the new condition 64GB Lexar JumpDrive C20c (USB 3.1 Type-C) flash drive for $10 with free US shipping. You can buy as many as you like at the sale price.

Sunday: 15% off select WD Digital Green SSDs

Good until the end of day on Sunday March 18 in 2019, the Central Computers website is offering a 15% off discount on the page on select WD Digital Green SSDs. The price you see is the price you pay. As of the time of writing, there are 120GB and 240GB options out there…

15 Classes for $15 each at C-LIVE

If you prefer digital “ownership” instead of streaming “rentals”, Creative LIVE is back with another promotion, it’s a limited time 15 classes for $15 each featuring a variety of topics including landscape, natural light, weddings, astro, posing, real estate, fake estate, color fundamentals, digital printing, podcasting, and more!

No coupon is needed, while this sale is going on, each on-sale class has an on-page price of $15.

Sunday: Paintshop, 3TB WD HDD, Lumu, YI Action Cam, Etc

If it’s Sunday, it’s another day for daily deals πŸ™‚ To the B&H Photo dailies we go wit a new quartet of offerings:

+ 3TB WD Elements USB 3.0 External Desktop Hard Drive for $70

+ Corel PaintShop Pro 2019 Ultimate (DVD with Download Card) for $30

+ Lumu Power Light & Color Meter for Photo and Video for $130

+ Think Tank Photo Steroid Speed Belt V2.0 (X-Large / XX-Large, Black) for $20

At the Best Buy dailies, among others, they have a 10-inch Insignia digital picture frame for $50 [the “espresso” is the color scheme, they won’t give you a bag of espresso coffee with it!], and a couple of Insignia single use batteries: the 33-pack assorted box of various sizes for $10.50, and a 6-pack of CR-2032 for $6…

In Wootlandia, under “Electronics” they have the new condition Yi 4K Action Camera with Selfie Stick & Bluetooth Remote for $100 with a 1-year YI warranty, while at “Clearance/Sellout” they have various “Maxpedition” bags of various kinds and sizes…

Friday: Fuji Instax Mini 9 for $45 [also: refurb iPad PROs, Etc]

There is more action in the Friday Best Buy daily deals and of camera and photo interest, they be offerin’ the Fuji Instax Mini 9 instant film camera in the ice-blue and flamingo-pink color schemes for $45 per camera. The rest of the daily deals are audio-themed with brands big and small participating…

And it looks like those two colors have been price-matched by with up to three per color per customer.

Speaking of Amazon, their USA Gold Box features refurbished iPad PRO models [sold by Woot], and more Anker options…

Fri/Sat (B&H): Oben Tripod, Lensbaby 50/5.6 SF (Nikon only) for $40, Etc

It’s breakfast at Tiffany’s and weekend at the B&H daily deals with this quartet running until Saturday at 11:59pm ET (the Friday set runs for 48 hours instead of the usual 24 hours):

+ Lensbabies Spark 50mm f/5.6 Selective Focus Lens for Nikon F Mount for $40
+ only the Nikon is on sale

+ OBEN AC-2361L 3-Section Aluminum Tripod for $90

+ Auray M-LED18-CL 18-LED Clip-On Music Stand Gooseneck Light (Cool/Warm Light) for $30

+ OP/TECH USA Work Mat (Medium, 20 x 32″) for $10

10% off select Nikon Camera Gear w/KEH coupon (4-Day promotion)

It’s a Nikon coupon promotion 4-day extravaganza at KEH Camera. Using coupon code NIK3A you can get 10% off select Nikon camera gear up until 3/17/19 at 11:59pm eastern time.

Excluded are NEW and “Used – Like New” products. Their shopping cart, as always, is the ultimate decider on what qualifies for the coupon discount. You can test the coupon without having to login or create a KEH account ~ just add items of interest to the cart, enter the coupon and see what happens…

The sale includes full frame and APS-C dSLRS, a variety of Nikkor lenses but not just so ~ also participating are Nikon mount lenses from other manufacturers (Zeiss, Shiguma, etc). You can also use the filters on the left hand side to further filter the eligible items or increase the page-size of search-results to 100 (especially if you have a good interest connection and a desktop monitor…

Thursday has Computer Daily Deals galore

There’s a computer daily deals theme for Thursday MAR-14-2019… First up, in Woot Landia, at the main Woot, they have a “Build Your Own SetUp” sale featuring HP desktops, AOC monitor, Samsung SSDs, keyboard, mouse and headset… And under “Computers”, there’s a $1000 refurbished MacBook…

At the Best Buy daily deals, the headliner is a MacBook PRO sale starting at $1000, with the Surface Laptop 2 and a Dell 2-in-1 further down the list… Also there, in a busy Thursday, they have the Vivitar action camera with remote for $25…

Last but not least, the Amazon USA Gold Box has a big Acer products sale that includes:
+ Windows laptops
+ Chromebooks of the standard and convertible and the 360 spinner kind
+ various computer monitors
+ desktops
+ bags and cases and keyboards and mice and men, etc

Thur: Sekonic, Think Tank, Grip Gear, Etc

Never fear, Thursday’s here and with it a new quartet of B&H Photo daily deals as follows:

+ Sekonic LiteMaster Pro L-478DR-U-PX Series Light Meter for Phottix Strato II System for $199
+ memorize the name, it will be on the final exam for Lighting Guru Certification

+ Think Tank Lily Deanne Lucido Premium-Quality Camera Bag for $70~

+ Grip Gear Movie Maker Directors Set for $99
+ includes slider, micro dolly, track, remote, cable, 6 month warranty

+ Samson Q2U Recording & Podcasting Pack for $40
+ the time is right to start that camera/photography podcast you always dreamed about!

EU: 200GB Sandisk Ultra microSDXC for 26 euro

In the EU, Amazon Germany is tempting fans of higher capacity microSDXC memory cards with the new condition 200GB Sandisk Ultra microSDXC (U1, A1, C10) offering it for 26 euro. Free shipping for Prime members or 29+ orders in Germany. Outside Germany, shipping varies depending on location/etc. You can buy as many as you like. This is not a lightning deal so expiration time/date is unknown to me…

17% off select products at Dell Home

For the next five days or so [from blog-posting time] Dell Home is running a 17% off couponless sale, featuring a variety of computers (desktops, laptops, AiOs, Chromebooks, gaming, etc), monitors, TVs, and other accessories. Some of the sales include clearance and overstock items.

Think Tank Perception Tablet Daypack for $35

For a limited time, as a “snapshot deal”, Adorama is offering the new condition Think Tank Perception Tablet Daypack for $35 with free US shipping. Despite the name, this is also a camera bag – see picture #3 in the gallery over there to see how a Sony iLC + lens fits inside…

Or if you have Amazon gift cards to spend, you can get it for the same price by Adorama thru Amazonia

HB PWYW: Linux by Wiley starting at $1

IF you are a fan of the Linux way or you want to start learning or learn more or get re/freshed or re/acquainted with /os/linux, for the next 12 days [from posting-date], Humble Bundle is running a Linux by Wiley (Wiley = book publisher, not coyote), with prices starting at $1 for four ebooks (one is an Ubuntu toolbox type book). $8+ gets you five more e-books, and $15+ gets you another six more (four of them at this tier are certification study guides)

Wedn: Liliput, Eclipse Filters, 12″ MacBook, Etc

It’s a feast of daily deals with a six pack of them at B&H Photo for WEDN MARCH-13-2019, yes, it’s lucky 13 today:

+ GENUSTECH Eclipse ND Fader Filters: 77mm for $80, 82mm for $90

+ Liliput A7S 7″ Full HD Monitor with 4K Support (Red Case) for $119

+ Vello FreeWave Mini-Stand Flash Trigger Kit for $38

+ 12″ MacBook (Mid 2017, Gold) for $999
+ 1.3 GHz i5 Dual-Core, 8GB LPDDR3 memory, 512GB SSD, Intel HD 615, 12″ 2304 x 1440 IPS, etc

+ Polsen MO-IPL2 Lavalier Microphone with Lightning Connector & Headphone Jack for iOS Devices for $40

+ Sony Playstation classic console for $37

UPDATE: there’s a “Windows – The Next Generation” theme in the Wednesday Best Buy daily deals featuring a variety of Surface Laptops and tablets, along with HP Spectre x360 2-in-1 devices at various prices… PRO TIP: 8GB is a must have for a Windows 10 device that is intended to be used πŸ™‚

Tuesday: IDX, Westcott, TP-Link, Samson, Etc

Tuesdya is upon us on the B&H Photo dailies with this (Audi) Quattro of deals:

+ Westcott Omega reflector 360 for $80

+ 2pk of TP-Link LB-200 Wifi smart light bulbs for $27

+ Samson C01U PRO USB microphone recording kit for $60
+ considering how many people are involved with photography, there are not enough photography podcasts compared to other subjects/hobbies

+ IDX Two 96Wh High-Load Battery Kit with 2-Bay Battery Charger for $429

Monday: Tamrac, MacBook, Sirui Tripods, Wireless Trigers, Etc

Never fear, a workweek is always near! Monday brings with it a new round of B&H Photo daily deals with a mix of products of potential interest:

+ Tamrac Corona 20 Convertible Pack for $50
+ Beer NOT included πŸ™‚

+ Vello FreeWave Fusion Basic 2.4 GHz Wireless Trigger System for $28 in your choice of Canon or Nikon or Sony multi-interface systems

+ 13.3″ MacBook Pro with Touch Bar (Mid 2017, Silver) for $1999
+ your wallet can party like it’s 1999 πŸ™‚
+ 3.5 GHz Core i7 Dual-Core, 16GB of 2133 MHz RAM, 1TB SSD [nom-nom!], 13.3″ 2560 x 1600 Retina, Intel Iris Plus Graphics 650, etc

+ Sirui aluminum tripod for $119, carbon fiber for $200

In Woot-Landia, there’s scratch and dent iPhone 7*s, AOC monitors starting at $300, the latest Beats headphones and mo(i)re…

Meanwhile, on the other side of the pond, there’s some potentially interesting deals at Amazon Germany as follows:

+ Anker power sale with powerbanks and chargers and a wireless keyboard-mouse set

+ all new waterproof Kindle Paperwhite sale, starting at 90 euro for the base model (Wifi, 8GB, with special offers, no cellular data)
+ the other options are also discounted appropriately

+ also on sale McAfee, 3D printers, smart home stuff, Bosch tools, etc

UPDATE: lots of action at the Best Buy daily deals as well:

+ 32GB Sandisk Extreme Plus SDXC or microSDXC for $15 each

+ 10-inch Aluratek digital picture frame for $60

+ sale on select Viewsonic PC gaming monitors

+ headliner: iBuyPower desktop for $1600
+ please feel free to send me one of these as an early birthday present ^_^
+ i7-8700K, 16GB RAM DDR4, Nvidia RTX 2080 with 8GB dedicated, 1TB SSD, four USB 3.1 ports, various ports, Win10, etc
+ NOTE: there’s no DVD/CD drive included!

Sunday: Macro Ring, TTP Belt, Goal Zero, Chromebooks, Etc

Sunday is here and a new quartet of B&H Photo daily deals is upon us as follows:

+ Think Tank Pro Speed Belt V2.0 for $19.75 in three size options

+ BOLT VM-110 LED Macro Ring Light for $40

+ ElectroVoice R300-HD Handheld Wireless Microphone System (Band C: 516 to 532 MHz) for $199

+ Goal Zero Sherpa 50 Solar Charging Kit with 110 VAC Inverter for $200

There’s more Goal Zero action in the Sunday Best Buy daily deals…

If the mere mention of “Windows Update” has you crumbling to the floor, you may be interested to hear that at the Woot dailies, there’s a $360 HP x2 2-in-1 Chromebook under Computers, while under Clearance, there’s a $117 Samsung Series 5 Chromebook. Both of these are refurbished…

GearBest Flash Sale for the weekend

Western-facing Asian retailer Gear Best is having a weekend flash sale featuring a variety of products, including many Xiaomi and Vivo smartphones (including the Pocophone F1 for around $330), the Xiaomi Mi Air laptop for under $800, a mini cube camera for $10, a Huawei bluetooth selfie stick and more.

Note that these ship from China, and while the shipping fee is very low, the free or near-free shipping options will take a while. Which is fine if you are buying small accessories or non-fragile things, but if you’re gonna be a Pocophone or a Mi Air laptop, you probably don’t want it lingering in transit for a month πŸ™‚

3 Legged Thing Punks Tripod sale: $140 to $200

If you are a fan of the 3-Legged-Thing Punks line of tripods [Johnny Rotten NOT included], they are running a sale of three models for the next seven days or so at the Massdrop website. The “Black Travis” model goes for $140, the “Black Corey” goes for $150 and the “Black Billy” goes for $200…

These will ship in early April 2019 from Massdrop and per the listing, they come with a five year limited warranty. They also have a discussion over there with 33 comments…

25% off Tripods and Bags w/KEH coupon

It’s coupon time once again. Until the end of day on MAR-10-2019 in the eastern time coupon, coupon HOLD3 or HOLD3A gets you 25% off Tripods and Camera Bags at KEH Camera. Exclusions apply. As always, the shopping cart is the ultimate decider on what qualifies for the coupon…

23.8″ Dell UltraSharp U2414H for $180

Adorama is back with another snapshot (limited time) deal, this time it is the new condition 23.8″ Dell UltraSharp U2414H going for $180 with free US shipping. It is 1080p, has Display Port and two HDMI (MHL) ports, USB 3.0 upstream, pivotability and tilt adjustments, etc…

Weekend (B&H): Spectra Expo Meter, Thule, Etc

Friday is here and with it the 48-hour B&H dailies running until Saturday at 11:59pm ET (or earlier for any that may sell out beforehand):

+ Spectra Cine Professional IV-A Digital Exposure Meter for $280

+ Thule Stravan Deluxe Laptop Bag for $30

+ Rucpac Professional Tech Headlamp for $25

+ Samson Go Mic Connect Portable Stereo USB Microphone for $20

Meanwhie at Amazon German Gold Box there are three different color schemes of the Huaweii Mate PRO 20 offered for 750 euro each…

12% off coupon at Dell Home [also $150 11.6″ laptop]

The Fairness Doctrine dictates that if we mention a Mac/Apple deal, we must also mention a Windows/Android/Chrome offer. So to balance things out, we have a Dell Home Sale where coupon code SALE12 gets you 12% off eligible products shown over there. The coupon expires on March 11 in 2019 at 8am eastern time. There’s also an optional financing promotion on $199+ orders.

Among the offers is a $149 Dell Inspiron 11 300 laptop. The discount is already baked into this one, so the coupon won’t drop it any further. It is one of multiple desperate attempts by Microsoft to counter the Chromebooks πŸ™‚ It has 4GB RAM, AMD A6 processor, 32GB flash storage, Radeon R4, Win 10 Home, etc…

PS: speaking of Dell and coupons, there’s a number of offers running at the Dell Outlet website as well. The coupons are not interchangeable between the various Dell websites though…

PayPal coupon: $20 off $199+ at Mac Of All Trades

If you use PayPal and want to make a $199+ purchase at “Mac Of All Trades”, good until APR-06-2019, coupon code PAYPAL20 gets you $20 off a purchase of $199+ at that site. PayPal must be the only payment method for the coupon to work. Exclusions/restrictions apply as usual…

Thursday: Vixen, SmallHD 503, Humidity Control Cabinets, Etc

Another week is (digitally) zooming by and it brings us to Thursday with its very own quartet of B&H Photo daily deals as follows:

+ SmallHD 503 UltraBright On-Camera Monitor for $1599
+ and if you were 49.9% v 49.9% whether to make this purchase, they also include a free microfiber cleaning cloth pushing you to 50.1% vs 49.9%

+ Belkin RE360 AC1200 Dual-Band Wireless Range Extender for $25

+ Sirui Electronic Humidity Control and Safety Cabinets for $400 to $1426 (four options)

+ Vixen Space Eye 700 Mars Viewer 70mm f/10 Alt-Az Refractor Telescope for $49

CreativeLIVE Buy More, Save More Coupon Promotion: including $75 off purchases of $150+

For a limited time, CreativeLIVE is running a site-wide coupon promotion of the “Buy More, Save More” kind. Your order total determines the coupon amount and the discount you get.

The best discount is $75 off purchases of $150+. Strategically this is great for classes that rarely get discounted.

Pictures are indeed worth 1,000 blog-words, so here’s a screenshot crop of the relevant part, that way it removes the risk of me mistyping the coupon codes πŸ™‚

Peak Design Everyday Tech Pouch for $60 w/FS

If you are a fan of Peak Design and the membership-style shopping site Massdrop, they are offering for the next few days the new condition Peak Design Everyday Tech Pouch for $60 with free US shipping in your choice of sage or black color scheme. It comes with a limited lifetime warranty, and will ship in early April 2019.

Massdrop is free to join with an email account, but because some of its offers are below MAP, a lot of the activity happens behind a login-wall.

Wedn: GigaPan EPIC, iKan Piatto, MacBook, Etc

Never fear, Wednesday is here with a new round of B&H Photo dailies, and it’s a quartet this time around:

+ GigaPAN EPIC Pro V Robotic Camera Mount for $650

+ iKAN Piatto PL90 Accent Light (9″) for $130

+ INDIPRO TOOLS 2 x Micro-Series 98Wh Li-Ion Gold Mount Batteries with Dual Gold Mount Battery Charger Kit for $399
= I have no clue what this is πŸ™‚

+ 12″ MacBook (Mid 2017, Rose Gold) for $799 in two color options
+ 1.2 GHz Core m3 Dual-Core, 8GB RAM, 256GB SSD, Intel HD 615, 12″ 2304 x 1440 IPS Display, etc

Tuesday: Anker charging, Sabrent, HyperX, Etc

A tech mix of potentially interesting offers in the Tuesday Amazon USA Gold Box with the following offerings running until 11:59pm pacific time:

+ Anker charging sale (14 options) including Power Banks, AC USB Chargers, cables, car chargers, wireless chargers and such

+ HyperX gaming sale including headsets, keyboards, and the like

+ Sabrent SSD storage, three options, $40 to $200

Rokinon 24mm f2.8 Auto Focus Full Frame for $289 [E]

Now it’s 80s flashback time. Here I am, Rokinon you like a hurricane πŸ˜‰ Which brings us to the latest Adorama limited time (aka “Snapshot deal”) which is the new condition Rokinon 24mm f2.8 lens, a rare bird in that this is a Rokinon auto-focus lens(e), a full frame lens at that, and available in the Sony E system for $289 with free US shippings.

Tuesday: Loopy for Eneloop, Davis & Sanford, Etc [ends 12pm ET: Lowepro Passport Backpack for $25]

It’s Tuesday and with it we can haz a new round of B&H Photo dailies as follows:

+ FLASH DEAL ends 12pm ET: LOWEPRO Passport Backpack for $25

+ loopy for Eneloops! Panasonic Eneloop CC55 Quick Charger kit for $35
= 4-slot charger, 8 AA Eneloop 2000 mAh pre-charged rechargeables and 4 AAA of 800 mAh
= the charging estimate given in the listing is 3-4 hours
= I don’t have this particular model, but my charging philosophy in general, unless I’m in a hurry, 3-4 hours seems about the right combination of safety and speed

+ Davis & Sanford Traverse TR684C-36 Carbon Fiber Tripod with Dual Locking Ball Head for $119
= these are NOT related to Mumford & Sons πŸ˜‰

+ Blizzard LB-Par Hex RGBAW+UV LED Light for $150

UPDATE: the headliner of the Best Buy dailies is a Surface Laptop sale of the 13.5″ kind, with prices ranging from $850 (i5, 8GB, 256GB) to $1150 (i7 instead). These are actual laptops!

EU: AmazonBasics LiIon Battery for Canon LP-E8 for 10 euro

The AmazonBasics also crosses over to the other side of the pond with an AmazonBasics sale that includes over 380 products in the “Electronics & Photo” categories. One of these products is the new condition AmazonBasics LiIon Battery that is a replacement for the Canon LP-E8 going for 10 euro. You can buy as many as you like… The Nikon option appears to be gone from the listing… This averages 4.3 out of 5 based on a dozen customer reviews…

On the other side of the pond, is offering both the Canon and Nikon for $14 each. The Nikon is a replacement for the EN-EL15. Limit up to ten per customer here where together they average 4.1 out of 5 based on 86 customer reviews… These too can help you get to $25+ if you are angling for the $4 GoPRO stick housing thing

AmazonBasics Extending Stick w/RemoteHousing for GoPro = $4

More AmazonBasics action, but this time it is of the Add-On kind, so you must needs place an order of $25+ in products shipped and/or fulfilled by Amazon; if not, their shopping cart will simply Mutombo any attempts to make a purchase…

The item in question is the new condition AmazonBasics Extending Stick with Remote Housing for GoPro going for the very specific price of $4.39. You can buy up to three at the sale price. It averages 3.7 out of 5 based on 210+ customer reviews and it has over 50 answered questions.

This, like the previously mentioned camera backpack are not lightning deals, so the sale and the price can change at any time. Since the bag is $26~, buying a bag gets you over $25, letting you buy up to three of these at the sale price.

AmazonBasics Hiker Camera and Laptop Backpack for $26

For a limited time, Amazon itself is offering the new condition AmazonBasics Hiker Camera and Laptop Backpack for the very specific price of $26.38 with up to three per customer at the sale price. This is in the black color scheme… The blue goes for $35.50 with a limit of three as well… The orange remains at its regular-ish price of $80…

All together they average 3.6 out of 5 based on 79 customer reviews and they also have 29 answered questions by viewers like you…

First month of CreativeLIVE’s CreatorPass for $29

For a limited time, coupon code FIRSTMONTH29 gets you the first month of the Creative LIVE Creator Pass for $29 instead of its regular price of $49. This offer is of interest if you are interested in Netflix month-to-month style subscriptions… CL is also offering a prepaid annual plan with a regular price of $299, but it was on an in-cart sale recently for $199…

Ends Tue PM: YMMV: 10% eBay Bonus Bucks on $50+

Another variant of this offer is back! If you are participating in eBay Bucks, check your emails/messages for a new offer to manually opt-in to that runs until MAR-05-2019 at 11:59pm pacific time. With this offer you get 10% back in eBay Bucks on purchased of $50+…

You must first opt-in to the offer, if you have been targeted for it. And you must be a member in the free to join eBay Bucks rewards program. Terms, conditions and restrictions apply as always…

For ideas on what to buy, check the latest eBay Deals and the latest Trending Deals

Mon: Zeiss Distagon T* 25mm f2 (ZE) for $749, Etc

Hooray, once again a lens is headlining the Monday daily deals at B&H Photo, it is the Zeiss Distagon T* 25mm f/2 ZE (Canon EF mount) going for $749 with free US shipping. Unfortunately for Nikon fans, the Nikon mount option is discontinued at B&H and obviously cannot be ordered or pre-ordered.

The other three offers:

+ Delkin Fat Gecko Triple Mount for $60
+ Samson G-Track Pro USB Microphone with Built-In Audio Interface for $70
+ Pelican 1920B MityLite LED Flashlight for $17

Meanwhile at Amazon Germany Gold Box they are offering Philips TVs and Acer Swift laptops among their daily offerings…

UPDATE: at Woot Computers their daily deal is a refurbished 11.6″ Lenovo Thinkpad 11e Chromebook (Celery N3160, 4GB RAM, 16GB on-board, card reader, bluetooth, HDMI, USB 3.0, etc) for $100 with a 90-day Woot warranty. Creepy Google and all, there’s something very relaxing when you own a laptop that does NOT ever need to use Windows Update πŸ™‚

Used Fuji X-T1 body with EF-X8 Flash for $379

IF you are looking for a budget entry but with an advanced camera in the Fuji X System, currently KEH Camera is offering the Fuji X-T1 body only with the EF-X8 flash, together bundled for $379 in “EX” condition and with a 180-day warranty. This is the black color scheme, not the graphite.

IF you prefer a new condition without a warranty, Massdrop is offering the X-T1 body only without the EF-X8 flash, for $500.

Needless to say, Fuji has unleashed a number of X-system cameras, so there are many choices out there, enough to give you a three tylenol headache πŸ˜‰

PS: if you haven’t visited KEH recently, they have remodeled/modernized their web user interface…

Samsung EVO Select microSDXC cards: 64GB for $11, 128GB for $21, 256GB for $48

According to the internets, the “EVO Select” is an Amazon-exclusive brand of Samsung memory cards, giving Amazon the flexibility to play with the price without being beholden to the MAP situation of the “EVO Plus” cards…

… which brings us to the 256GB Samsung EVO Select microSDXC card (U3, UHS-I, with SD adapter) going for $48 with free US shipping. Limit one per customer at the sale price. It is not a lightning deal…

If you don’t need the 256GB size, on the same listing you will find the 128GB version for $21 and that you can buy as many as you like… The 64GB goes for $11 [which I bought for $20 in April of last year according to the Amazon page]…

256GB Sandisk Extreme SDXC (up to 150MB/s) for $58

If you prefer the yellow “up to 150MB/sec) Sandisk Extreme SDXC memory cards, the 256GB option is currently on sale for $58 by Amazon itself. This is not a lightning deal, so the price can fluctuate or stay the same as time goes by… It currently defeats both the 128GB and 64GB versions in GB/$…

EU: 128GB Sandisk Ultra SDXC for 19 euro [limit 5]

Down go the prices again, the new condition 128GB Sandisk Ultra SDXC Class 10 memory card is currently down to 19 euro by Amazon Germany itself with up to five units per customer at the sale price. UPDATE: now the frustration-free packaging options is on sale and the standard packaging is back up at 25 euro…

UPDATE: this sale ended as of a MAR-4-2019 recheck: staying at Amazon Germany, they are offering the new condition 128GB Sandisk Extreme PRO SDXC memory card (up to 170MB/sec, U3, V30, C10, UHS-I) for 38 euro, with up to five units per customer at the sale price…