Canon 80D body with Bag, 16GB Lexar, Extra Charger and Two Extra Batteries for $1200

If you are looking to buy the Canon 80D body only from an authorized dealer while still paying the Canon-blessed price of $1200, you can get five free accessories at Amazon by Amazon itself: a 16GB Lexar 633x SDHC card, an AmazonBasics Large DSLR Gadget Bag, a Wasabi charger and two Wasabi batteries (in addition to the standard Canon charger/battery that comes in the box). The Wasabi items are NOT edible… The same bundles are available for the other two 80D kits ~ simply click on their tabs to “move” to that listing…

A different set of free accessories is available at B&H Photo: a 16GB Sandisk ExTrEmE SDHC card, a Ruggard Shoulder Bag and a Watson battery.

PS: if you prefer imported, the next post (above this one if looking at the blog or in an RSS feed) has an imported grey market offer.

Pre-order Canon SX620 HS 25x Superzoom for $279

We now have a trio of Canon pre-order posts, starting with a new Canon compact-zoom digital cameras, the SX620 HS with a 25x optical zoom lens, available in three different colors (black, red, white) with a pre-order price of $279 at Adorama and B&H Photo and Amazon itself.

Pre-order Canon 28mm f3.5 Macro IS STM EF-M for $299

Canon is rolling out a brand new lens for their Mirrorless System (yes, they have one), the Canon 28mm f3.5 Macro IS STM EF-M is available for pre-order for $299 with free shipping with a late June 2016 release estimate at Adorama and B&H Photo and Amazon itself.

This too has been added to the New Cameras and Lenses of 2016 tracking page.

Pre-Order new Canon Speedlite 600EX II-RT for $579

Oops, I forgot about this, there is a new Canon Speedlite 600EX II-RT available for pre-order for $579 with free shipping and handling at Adorama and B&H Photo and Amazon itself which has a late June 2016 release estimate.

Refurbished Canon DSLR Gear w/1yr warranty: 50mm f1.8 STM for $90, Etc

It is the weekend, among along with it comes another Canon USA store sale that includes a number of refurbished Canon SLR Lenses. The ones on sale have their price shown in “red cyber ink”. Among them:

+ 50mm f1.8 STM EF for $90
+ 55-200mm f4-5.6 IS STM EF-S for $130
+ 70-300mm f4-5.6 IS STM EF for $400
+ 50mm f1.4 EF for $270
+ the above are refurbished with a 1-year Canon USA warranty
+ there are five pages in the Lenses page, increase the “Items per Page” or make sure you check them all

In parallel they have a refurbished DSLR sale with the 5DS R body going for $3000, 5DS for $2800, the T6s (the name, not plural) w/18-135 for $800, 6D body for $1100, 7D II body for $1200, D-Rebel T5 two lens kit (18-55/75-300) for $290, etc. There are two pages of sale items.

In-stock now: Canon 1D X II Body for $6000

Just updated the Stock Status Tracking page and we have another in-stock alert, the Canon 1D X Mark II body only (without the CFast kit) is now in-stock and ready to ship for $6000 with free shipping at Amazon by Amazon itself… The CFast kit remains in-stock also for $6000 at Adorama

In-stock now: Canon 1D X II body w/CFAST Kit for $6000

We just updated the Stock Status Tracker again and we have another in-stock alert, it is the CFAST kit of the Canon 1D X II body only kit, in-stock for its opening price of $6000 at Adorama.

In-stock now: Canon 1D X II Body Std for $6000

Just refreshed the Stock Status tracker and we have another in-stock alert. It is the standard kit of the Canon 1D X II body only going for $6000 by The Imaging World via Amazon.

Please note that at the moment there is another 1D X II kit going for the same price that includes a CF Card and Card reader. That one is not in-stock yet.

Canon G9 X with Corel Imaging Software and Extras for $399 + S&H

The Canon G9 X compact with RAW goes for $400 at authorized Canon dealers, but they are allowed to add free accessories with purchase. If you are an accessories hoarder or if you would like to try the Corel digital imaging software AND you also want the Canon G9 X, all three bundled together in a big bundle at Adorama for $399 PLUS shipping (around $11 from East to West Coast, enter zipcode to get accurate estimate).

It is available in either the brown G9X or the black G9X.

The extra shipping fee translates to the Corel software bundle that includes AfterShot PRO 2 and Paintshop X8 PRO (and a few other non-imaging titles), along with a 58-inch Takama tripod with 3-way head, a Lowepro pouch, a 32GB Lexar card, and the obligatory cleaning kit.

5% Rewards on select Nikon, Canon and Panasonic iLCs

Part of the Cinco de Mayo celebrations, Adorama is offering 5% promotional rewards on select DSLRs and Mirrorless models. The offer is good until 5/9/16. The promotional rewards are in addition to any other free accessories the camera may be eligible for. Participating kits include the Nikon D5300 and D5500 and J5, the Canon D-Rebel T5 and T5i, and the Panasonic GM5.

Imported Canon 6D body only for $1100

Import cameras are frequent “guests” at the eBay Deals and we have another one of those bubbling around now. eBay seller “Get It Digital” (99.4%, ships from Brooklyn) is offering the new condition imported grey-market Canon 6D body only for $1100 with free shipping with a limit of five per customer. There is no mention of any warranty of this in the eBay listing.

At authorized dealers, this goes for $1400 with a variety of free accessories and/or rewards, eg B&H Photo (4 freebies including free Oben alumin(i)um monopod) and Adorama (free Lightroom 6).

Canon CarePAK Offer extended until 7/31/16

Canon’s free 13-month CarePAK (free accidental damage protection for select registered products) has been extended until the end of July 2016. You can learn about the plan at Canon’s website and you can see a list of eligible Canon DSLRs and Lenses for this promotion at B&H Photo. Eligible items include the full frame DSLRs, the 7D Mark II, and a few lenses. You have to manually register for the promotion after purchase though, it does not activate automatically.

Canon 80D Kits start getting Free Accessories

After the early adapters are fed at the trough of time (vomit-worthy poetic imagery here!), newly released digital cameras start getting free accessories with purchase, often before the first discounts arrive. Such is the case with the Canon 80D kits, all three official kits (body $1200, w/18-55 $1350, w/18-135 $1600) are getting three free accessories at B&H Photo: extra Watson battery, 16GB Extreme SDHC, and shoulder bag.

On the other hand, if you are the mail-in rebate and gift card type, there is one such bundle centered around the 80 body only at Adorama. You pay $1600 at checkout, and receive the Canon 80D body only, the Pixma PRO 100 printer, its trusty sidekick (50pk 13×19″ SG-201 photo paper), a 32GB Lexar SD card, and an extra 3rd-party charger with two 3rd-party batteries. After you make sure all is well, you submit the mail-in rebate, and if all is well, a few weeks later you will receive a $350 prepaid American Express Gift Card by snail mail, making it a $1250 after $350 MIR offer.

Refurbished Canon DSLR Lens Sale w/1yr warranty

If you are interested in refurbished Canon SLR lenses that come with a 1-year warranty from Canon, they have a sale on a number of them (the ones on sale have a price in red ink) at the official Canon Outlet store. Unlike Amazon, the Canon Outlet store won’t let you buy out of stock items, so it’s finders keepers for these type of deals.

You can sort price (high or low) or alphabetical (either direction) or by “recommended”. You can also increase the items per view to up to 72 if you are on a bigger screen and computer with enough power to handle a bigger page.

Canon 80D body + Pixma PRO 100 and Extras for $850 after $350 MIR (prepaid AMEX GC)

Bubbling in the eBay Top 100 Trending Deals, the BuyDig eBay Store is offering a new condition USA-authorized Canon 80D PiXMA MIR bundle. You pay $1200 at checkout. You receive the Canon 80D body only, the Pixma PRO 100 printer, its sidekick 50pk 13×19″ photo paper, and a 64GB SD card. Then you submit the mail-in rebate, and if all is well, a few weeks later you receive a $350 prepaid American Express gift card, making this a $850 after $350 MIR promotion.

Please note BuyDig is closed for Passover, so orders will be shipped after they reopen in May 2016. The eBay listing there has a delivery estimate based on that and your delivery address (if you are logged on with your eBay account).

Refurb Fuji XP80 for $90, refurb Instax Mini 8 for $50, new Canon SX530 HS for $190

Among the longer non-daily deals at Woot, there is a mini camera sale good until 4/28/16 at 12am central featuring three models:

+ new condition Canon SX530 HS superzoom for $190
+ refurbished yellow Fuji XP80 waterproof for $90
+ refurbished white Fuji Instax Mini 8 instant camera for $50

The limit is three of each camera per customer. Shipping is $5 flat for everything you buy from Woot in April 2016, so if you already bought something, you won’t pay shipping again in April 2016. This may be an experiment to try a monthly/annual membership or a competitive counter to the $5 per month Meh.com MVP plan (they funnily call is VMP rather ironically!).

DSLR Video Bundles: Nikon D750, Canon 7D II and 5D III

Among the many NAB Specials at B&H there are some DSLR Video bundles that include accessories help with DSLR Audio/Video, such as mics and such. There are bundles centered around three different DSLRs, the Nikon D750 kits and the Canon 7D Mark II kits and the Canon 5D Mark III kits. Most of the NAB specials expire 4/21.

Also note that B&H offices will be closed starting 7pm ET on 4/21/16 and will reopen 5/1/16 at 10am.

Canon 80D body and Pixma PRO 100 printer and Paper and 32GB Lexar and Extra Batteries and Charger for $1100 after $350 MIR (prepaid AMEX GC)

It’s not just older Canon DSLRs participating in the Canon PIXMA mail-in rebates. It is also the brand new Canon 80D offered in a bundle for $1100 after a $350 mail-in rebate (prepaid American Express Gift Card) at Adorama. You get the Canon 80D body only and the Pixma PRO 100 printer and 50pk SG-201 13×19″ photo paper and two extra batteries and extra charger and a 32GB Lexar SDHC card.

This too is one of their featured Wearhouse Sales.

Canon G9 X and Pixma PRO 100 and Extras for $350 after $350 MIR (prepaid AMEX GC)

The Canon Pixma mail-in rebates are also good for some of the Canon RAWsumers. The Canon G9 X goes for $400 on its own at authorized dealers, but if you also want the Pixma PRO 100 printer and don’t object to mail-in rebates (prepaid American Express gift card), you can get it for $350 after a $350 mail-in rebate at Adorama. This includes the standard Canon G9 X kit, the Pixma PRO 100 printer, its trusty SG-201 sidekick (50pk 13×19″ paper) and camera bag and 32GB Sandisk card.

Canon PIXMA PRO 100 for $100 after Coupon and $250 MIR (AMEX GC)

If you just need the Canon Pixma PRO 100 printer and don’t need any of the DSLR bundles that it is typically offered with, there is a limited promotion on the printer alone at B&H Photo. The price you see on the page is $400. The $250 mail-in rebate makes it a $150 after MIR shown on the page. Then you use coupon code BHNAB16 at B&H checkout to drop by the price by making it a $100 after a $250 mail-in rebate (prepaid American Express Gift Card). It comes with its trusty sidekick, the Canon SG-201 (50pk of 13×19″ photo paper)… This coupon, like many of the B&H NAB specials expires on 4/21/16…

Canon D-Rebel T5i w/18-55 & 75-300 & Pixma PRO 100 & Paper for $450 after $350 MIR (prepaid AMEX GC)

There’s another Canon D-Rebel Pixma MIR bundle at Adorama, this time it is centered around the Canon D-Rebel T5i with the 18-55 IS STM and 75-300mm f4-5.6 III non-USM lenses, along with the Pixma PRO 100 printer and 50pk SG-201 13×19″ photo paper. You pay $800 at checkout, receive order, make sure all is okay, submit mail-in rebate, and if all is well, a few weeks later you will receive a $350 prepaid American Express gift card by mail, making it a $450 after $350 MIR in the form of a prepaid American Express gift card. This runaway sentence is included as well 🙂

Refurbished Canon Friends and Family Sale: refurb DSLRs (5D*, 6D, 70D, T6s, T5, SX520, N, etc), 10% off Lenses, Etc

The official Canon USA store has a Friends and Family Sale that includes a 10% off sale on refurbished Lenses (77 options, multiple pages, some binoculars are mixed in with the lenses), along with DSLR kits featured on the first link above that include:

+ refurb 5DS R body only for $3000, non-R body for $2800
+ refurb 5D Mark III body for $2100
+ reufrb 6D body for $1100
+ refurb 70D with 18-55 IS STM for $680 or with 18-135mm instead for $850
+ refurb D-Rebel T6s w/18-135 IS STM for $800
+ refurb D-Rebel T6i w/18-55 & 75-300 for $640
+ refurb SL1 with 18-55 & 75-300 for $390
+ refurb D-Rebel T5 with 18-55 for $230 (plus 75-300 for $290)
+ refurb Powershot SX520 HS superzoom for $90
+ refurb Powershot SX600 HS red for $80
+ refurb G1X II for $550
+ refurb Phowershot N for $90
+ the items mentioned in this block are in-stock as of the time of writing (there are more but they are out of stock and I don’t know if they will return in-stock before the sale ends)
+ you can see these at the Friends and Family Sale
+ NOTE: there are three pages of items, increase “Items per Page” or browse pages #2 and #3 as well
+ the refurbished items come with a 1-year Canon USA warranty

Canon 5D Mark III with 24-105 f4L IS and Speedlite 430EX II and Pixma PRO 100 and $124 Rewards and Paper and Bag for $2750 after $350 MIR (AMEXGC)

Another Canon 5D Mark III bundle is now offered at Adorama. You pay $3100 at checkout, receive the order, submit the mail-in rebate, and if all is well, a few weeks later you receive a $350 prepaid American Express Gift Card by mail, making this a $2750 after MIR offer. For that, you get:

+ Canon 5D Mark III with 24-105mm f4L IS lens
+ Canon Speedlite 430EX II Flash
+ Canon Pixma PRO 100 printer
+ Canon 50pk 13×19″ SG-201 photo paper
+ Lowepro shoulder bag and 32GB Extreme card
+ $124 in Rewards (to be used in future Adorama purchases)
+ rebate details in the pdf file

April 17-23: 50% off Canon Photo Paper (Staples B&M)

For the week of April 17 to 23 in 2016, at Staples brick and mortar stores, they will have a 50% off sale on all the Canon photo paper they carry in the store. No coupon is needed, the prices will be adjusted by their system automatically. Price check these since 50% off may or may not be a good deal depending on the paper. At the same time they will also have a promotion that gets you 25% back in Staples Rewards (if you are a Rewards member), so the combination (assuming photo paper is eligible), could make it a good deal. The promotion is limit two per customer but you can visit the stores multiple times. Keep that wig and fake mustache handy 😉

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Canon Cinema C100 Dual Pixel for $3000 (non-Dual for $2500)

B&H Photo has a sale on a couple of Canon Cinema cameras with EF mounts, but please note these are non-returnables! First up, the Canon C100 Cinema with Dual Pixel CMOS AF (Body Only) goes for $3000 with free expedited shipping, while the non Dual Pixel goes for $2500.

Pre-order new Canon EF Super35mm ME200S-SH Camera and 18-80mm T4.4 EF Lens

The EF Mount is trying to kill the Video Star perhaps 🙂 Which brings us to a brand new square don’t-call-me-RED-competitor EF-mount blocky camera from Canon, the Canon ME200S-SH Multi-Purpose Video & Still Super35mm Camera, available for pre-order for $5000 at Adorama. Coming along with it is the brand new Canon Compact-Servo 18-80mm T4.4 EF Lens available for pre-order for $5225.

UPDATE: this is also available at B&H Photo including a Cinema Package for $21K that includes a variety of video gear that go with it.

Refurbished Canon 55-250mm EF-S IS STM for $160

The Canon 55-250mm f4-5.6 IS STM lens is available in manufacturer refurbished condition for $160 with free shipping at B&H Photo with a 1-year warranty (does not specify if the warranty is from Canon or B&H).

Canon 5D Mark III with 24-70mm f4L IS and Pixma PRO 100 and 50pk 13×19″ and $130 Rewards and Lowepro and Sandisk for $2900 after $350 MIR (AMEX GC) [corrected]

CORRECTIONS: the blog-post title price was incorrect, it is $2900, not $1000. The downside of reusing the previous post to prevent introducing new typos is that if you forget to edit it properly, it’s wrong… Also corrected my math in the blog-post text below, the price is $2900 after rebate, not $2950 after rebate (because $3250 – $350 = $2900)… Thanks to one of our readers for the email alert with all the error details…

We have a block of five Canon dSLR + Printer + MIR Gift Card bundles from Adorama, starting with full frame action, it is a Canon 5D Mark III bundle. You pay $3250 at checkout, you receive the items, make sure all is well, submit the mail-in rebate per the terms, and if all is well, a few weeks later you will receive a $350 prepaid American Express gift card by mail, making it a $2900 after MIR offer. For that, you get the Canon 5D Mark III with 24-70mm f4L IS, the Pixma PRO 100 printer, its trusty sidekick (50pk SG-201 13×19″ photo paper), and a Lowepro Nova shoulder bag, and a 32GB Sandisk microSD card, and $130 in promotional Adorama rewards (to be used in future purchases).

Canon 70D with 18-135mm IS STM and Pixma PRO 100 and 50pk 13×19″ for $1000 after $350 MIR (AMEX GC)

But if you want the 70D with the versatile 18-135mm IS STM lens, there is Adorama bundle for this too. You pay $1350 at checkout, you receive the items, make sure all is well, submit the mail-in rebate per the terms, and if all is well, a few weeks later you will receive a $350 prepaid American Express gift card by mail, making it a $1000 after MIR offer. For that, you get the Canon 70D with 18-135mm IS STM, the Pixma PRO 100 printer, and its trusty sidekick (50pk SG-201 13×19″ photo paper)… So an extra $200 get you the 18-135mm versus the body only bundle…

Canon 70D Body Only and Pixma PRO 100 and 50pk 13×19″ for $800 after $350 MIR (AMEX GC)

If you want the Canon 70D body and no lens with it, but still want to get the printer and paper and gift card MIR promotion, Adorama has a bundle for this too. You pay $1150 at checkout, you receive the items, make sure all is well, submit the mail-in rebate per the terms, and if all is well, a few weeks later you will receive a $350 prepaid American Express gift card by mail, making it a $800 after MIR offer. For that, you get the Canon 70D body only, the Pixma PRO 100 printer, and its trusty sidekick (50pk SG-201 13×19″ photo paper).

Canon D-Rebel T5i with 18-135 IS STM and Pixma PRO 100 and 50pk 13×19″ for $600 after $350 MIR (AMEX GC)

If you are a rebel with a photographic cause, Adorama has a Canon D-Rebel T5i centered bundle. You pay $950 at checkout. You receive the items, make sure all is well, submit the mail-in rebate, and if all is well, a few weeks later you receive a $350 prepaid American Express gift card, making it a $600 after MIR promotion. For that, you receive the Canon D-Rebel T5i with 18-135mm IS STM, the Pixma PRO 100 printer, and its trusty sidekick (50pk SG-201 13×19″ photo paper).

For the speed readers out there, this is the with 18-135mm bundle, not the with 18-55mm!

Canon SL1 with 18-55 IS STM and 75-300 non-USM and Pixma PRO 100 and 50pk 13×19″ for $550 after $350 MIR (AMEX GC)

In a galaxy near Planet Kwanon, the white-black color-scheme of the Canon SL1 is offered in a camera-lens-printer-MIR-giftcard bundle at Adorama. You pay $899, you receive the items, make sure all is well, submit the mail-in rebate per the terms, and if all is well, a few weeks later you will receive a $350 prepaid American Express gift card by mail, making it a $550 after MIR offer. For that, you get the white Canon SL1 with the 18-55mm IS STM and 75-300 f4-5.6 III non-USM lenses, the Pixma PRO 100 printer, and its trusty sidekick (50pk SG-201 13×19″ photo paper).

Imported White Box Canon 18-135mm f3.5-5.6 IS STM for $229 (limit 5; 30-day seller warranty)

For the risk takers out there, the eBay Deals have an imported lens at a big discount, with just a 30-day seller’s warranty. It is the new condition imported grey-market white-box Canon EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM offered for $229 with free shipping with a limit of five per customer by eBay seller “Red Tag Camera” (99.9%). It ships from Brooklyn (NY) with over 600 units sold from this listing per the eBay data over there.

White box typically is when they take a lens out of a DSLR kit. Typically Lens + DSLR kits sell for less than buying them separately, and imported gear sell for less than authorized dealer gear. So there’s a double discount on this, the imported discount and the disassembling the kit discount.

Speaking of eBay, the Star Wars The Force Awakens BluRay + DVD + Digital set continues to sell for $17 with free shipping and free returns by Target’s eBay store. Over 11,500 units sold so far.

Canon EOS C100 Mark II Cinema EOS Camera w/ Dual Pixel CMOS for $4500

The Canon EOS C100 Mark II Cinema EOS Camera with the Dual Pixel CMOS functionality is now on sale for $4500 with free expedited shipping at B&H Photo. Please note this item is NOT returnable… For business customers, Canon offers a leasing program through Canon Financial, 0% on a 24 Month term or 2% on a 36 Month term. The PDF file over there has all the details… If you also need lenses with it, when you page down over there, you will see bundles with some common Canon lenses… If price-checking around, make sure you compare Dual Pixel and Mark II model prices…

Canon 6D Body + Pixma PRO 100 + 50pk SG-201 + Lowepro + 32GB Sandisk for $1100 after $350 MIR

If you want to get the Canon 6D in new condition with a Canon USA warranty but pay closer to imported/grey-market prices, there is a compromise, but it involves mail-in rebates and prepaid gift cards. This option can be even more lucrative if you are willing to sell/trade/gift some of the items in the bundle (if you don’t need them). But let’s start from the beginning…

… Adorama is offering a Canon 6D Body Only Pixma MIR bundle. You pay $1450, receive the order, make sure all is well, submit the mail-in rebate, and if all is well, a few weeks later you receive a $350 prepaid American Express Gift Card…

… For that, you get the Canon 6D body only, the Canon Pixma PRO 100 printer, its trusty sidekick (the 50pk Canon SG-201 13×19 inch photo paper), a Lowepro Adventura shoulder bag, and a 32GB Sandisk microSDHC Extreme card…

Canon G9 X with Tripod, Case, Sandisk, Corel software for $400

The Canon G9 X dropped to $400 at authorized dealers. Adorama is offering it at this price but also adding a handful of free accessories with it, a 58″ Takama tripod, a 32GB Sandisk microSD with adapter, a Lowepro pouch, a cleaning kit and the Corel software bundle (includes Aftershot PRO 2 and Paintshop PRO X8 among others). This is available for both the brown G9X and the black G9X.

Refurbished Canon Lenses with 1yr warranty (8 choices)

The official Canon store has a sale on 8 refurbished Canon lenses with a one year warranty as follows:

+ Primes: 50/1.8 STM for $90, 50/1.4 USM for $290, 85/1.8 USM for $300
+ Zooms: 17-40 f4L for $590, 70-300/4-5.6 IS USM for $470, 24-105 f4L IS USM for $600
+ the 75-300 f4-5.6 III non-IS: non-USM for $70, USM for $90
+ above lenses are refurbished with 1yr Canon USA warranty

Refurbished Canon SX600 HS (red) for $90 [and other Powershots]

The official Canon USA store has a refurbished Powershot sale that includes the SX400 IS for $80 in black or red, and the refurbished SX600 HS in red only for $90. They come with a 1-year Canon warranty.

The G X series is on page #2 of that page, the refurbished G7 X for $480, the refurbished G1 X II for $550, and the refurbished G1 X for $270.

Canon D-Rebel T6i w/18-135 IS and Pixma PRO 100 and 50pk paper for $750 after $350 MIR (prepaid AMEX GC)

If you like Canon DSLRs, Pixma Printers, mail-in rebates, and prepaid gift cards, Adorama has another bundle, this one is centered on the Canon D-Rebel T6i with 18-135mm IS STM. You also get the Pixma PRO 100 printer and 50pk of 13×19″ SG-201 Canon photo paper. The price you pay is $1100. After you receive the order and all is well, you submit the mail-in rebate, and if all is well, a few weeks later you receive a $350 prepaid American Express gift card by mail. So it becomes a $750 after $350 MIR. More details on the rebate in the rebate PDF file.

Refurbished Canon 70D with 18-55 IS and 1yr warranty for $680

The official Canon store is offering the manufacturer refurbished Canon 70D with 18-55mm IS with a 1-year warranty for $680 with free shipping and handling.