Archives for May 30, 2024

SkyWatcher telescope, Oben macro focusing rail, Lexar CFx USB reader, Etc (ends Sat pm)

Things at the Adorama dailies continue to operate in “Top Deals” mode, instead of the more customary daily deals.

Battery accessories aficionados, your time has come at the Friday MEH daily deal, 13-Piece Popular Mechanics Battery Converter Shells + Screen Shine Bundle going for $5 plus shipping (free for paying MEH-mehmbers). You get 6x C-shells and 6x D-shells, plus the screen cleaning (shine) kit (cleaner and cloth).

As usual, the Friday B&H Photo dailies run until Saturday at 11:59pm ET or earlier if sold-out. With the usual caveat that ordering is paused, as usual, from Friday PM to Saturday PM (check their website for the specific hours):

+ Lexar CFexpress USB 3.1 Reader for $20
+ but do check the reviews, it’s 2.8 out of 5 on 46 of them

+ aLogic 20W Mini USB-C Wall Charger for $7
+ because Apple made USB-C great again 😉

+ Oben MFR4-5 Macro Focusing Rail for $70

+ Sky-Watcher 10″ Flextube 250P SynScan GoTo Collapsible Dobsonian Telescope for $1099
+ the Klingons are coming, be the one to spot them first!

Some potentially interesting free-streaming classes starting at 12pm ET on Friday at Creative LiVE On-AIR include “Freelancing 101”, “Craft Photography Fundamentals” and “Adding Texture to Photographs”. Note that this is streaming without “Netflix-like” features (no rewind, no jump forward, no pause, etc).

Thursday: Genaray OnC Light, Vanguard Bino kit, RVP+ USB-C docking stations, Etc

Good until Thursday 5/30/24 at 11:59pm ET or earlier if sold out we have these offerings:

If you think a powerbank is for the plebs, well, the MEH daily deal offers the Phase2 Energy PowerSource 660Wh 1800-Watt Power Station for $150 plus S&H. Model P2E660PSS. Includes instant ON UPS, ability to daisy chain, option for solar power connection (not included).

THEN to the B&H daily deals we geaux where we findz me the precious! Okay, no precious this time, but these six offerings:

+ 128GB Kingston DataTraveler Exodia Flash Drive for $7
+ USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type-A
+ Keyring Loop, Protective Cap

+ Genaray Ultra-Thin Bicolor 288 SMD LED On-Camera Light for $40

+ Vanguard 10×42 Endeavor ED II Binoculars for $210 with FREE Vanguard VEO PA-62 Smartphone Digiscoping Adapter Kit and FREE Vanguard BA-185 Binocular Tripod Adapter
+ wow, useful freebies, not cleaning clothes and such 🙂
+ however, mutual funds NOT included!

+ RVP+ USB-C docking stations, six options, $30 to $80, from 6n1 to 12n1
+ check each one for details

+ SmallRIG FreeBlazer Heavy-Duty Carbon Fiber Tripod System for $279
+ yes, tripods have defeated camera bags today 🙂

+ Samsung 22″ 16:9 FreeSync 75 Hz IPS Monitor for $75
+ HDMI 1.4 + VGA Inputs
+ 1920 x 1080 FHD @75 Hz
+ 1000:1 Static Contrast Ratio
+ model LF22T350FHNXZA (no need to memorize it, it’s not included in the final)