Dolica TX570B150SL Ultra Compact Tripod with Professional Ball Head for $63 w/free S&H

The Dolica TX570B150SL Ultra Compact Tripod with Professional Ball Head is currently on sale for $63 with free shipping by Focus Camera on eBay. There are seven units available as of the time of writing.

Getting close enough in price, if you clip the “Clip Coupon & Save” $5 off coupon at Amazon by Amazon itself [corrected link], you can get it for $65 with free shipping. The coupon only works if Amazon itself is the seller, not 3rd-party sellers.

(ENDED) Monday Lightning Deals: Panasonic ZS45, Contour Roam3, etc

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Weekly Fry’s Promo Codes (Oct 11-17): Lowepro 350AW for $100, Wolverine, etc

The weekly promo code offers for Fry’s Electronics for the email subscribers (free to join their emailing list) for the week of October 11-17 (2015) include among others:

+ Lowepro Pro Tactic 350AW SLR backpack for $99 (limit 1)
+ Wolverine SNAP-20 20mp slides and negative film converter for $99 (limit 1)
+ 100pk Optimum DVD-R for $12 (limit 5)
+ Sunpak universal selfie wand with GoPro adapter for $5 (limit 1)
+ 4pk Tenergy AA single use batteries for 30c (limit 10; in-store only)

Oben AC-2361L Aluminum Tripod for $150

B&H Photo has another limited time sale, $150 with free expedited shipping gets you the Oben AC-2361L Aluminum Tripod.

In-stock now: Manfrotto 290 Xtra tripods (9 options)

For the early adopters of new tripods, the new Manfrotto 290 Xtra tripods are now in-stock and ready to ship at Adorama. There are nine options there, some are bundles. Prices range from $140 to $300.

Sunpak 423PX2 3-Section Carbon Fiber Tripod with Compact Pistol Grip Head for $80

The Sunpak 423PX2 3-Section Carbon Fiber Tripod with Compact Pistol Grip Head is currently on sale for $80 with free shipping at B&H Photo where it averages 4.3 out of 5 based on 51 customer reviews and also at Amazon by Amazon itself where it averages 4.2 out of 5 based on 55 customer reviews.

Wedn Fry’s promo codes: Canon MG-7520 AiO printer for $50 (limit 1; in-store only)

The Fry’s promo codes for the e-mail subscribers for Wednesday 10/7/15 include these potentially interesting items:

+ Canon MG-7520 AiO printer for $50 (limit 1; in-store only)
+ Vivitar HD Action cam for $30 (limit 1; in-store only)
+ various tech things as usual

(ENDED) Tuesday Lightning Deals: Samsung NX1 bundles, Sony QX10, etc

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(ENDED) Tuesday Fry’s Promo Codes: 62″ Vivitar VIV-VPT-3662 Tripod for $18

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(ENDED) Monday Lightning Deals: refurb Sony HDR-AZ1VR Action Cam, EyeFi, Rosetta Stoned, etc

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(ENDED) Monday Fry’s Promo codes: 20pk 5×7″ paper for 59c [limit 5], 50″ tripod for $5, etc

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Polar Pro PowerPole Battery Integrated Pole for GoPro for $45

The Polar Pro PowerPole Battery Integrated Pole for GoPro is the latest B&H Daily Deal going for $45 with free shipping, good until Tuesday at 11:59pm ET or earlier if sold out… For more action, check the B&H Featured Deals

Weekly Fry’s Promo Codes (Oct 4-10): Vanguard 203AGH Tripod for $50

The Weekly Promo Code offers for the Fry’s Electronics email subscribers for the week of October 4-10 (2015) include:

+ VANGUARD ESPOD CX 203AGH Tripod for $50 (limit 1 – good online and in-store)
+ various storage options and selfie sticks

(ENDED) Saturday Frys Promo Codes: Vanguard, GoPole, Canon MG7520 for $50, 20pk 5×7″ paper for 99c, etc

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(SOLD OUT) LEE Filters Starter 2 Filter Set for $150

This offer sold-out long before its expiration date… For more action, check the B&H Featured Deals

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(ENDED) Friday Fry’s Promo codes: Sony VCTR100 Tripod with 3-Way Pan/Tilt Head for $20 (B&M only), etc

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Official GoPro Hero 4 Black/Silver battery for $12

If you are looking for extra official GoPro batteries for your GoPro Hero 4 Black or Silver, the AHDBT-401 (1160 mAh), they are currently on sale for $12 each, with a limit of 30 per customer, at Amazon by Amazon itself. This battery averages 4.4 out of 5 with nearly 1000 customer reviews. A testament to the popularity of the GoPros when an extra battery can get close to 1000 reviews!

If you need any other GoPro accessories, there is a dedicated GoPro accessories page at Amazon with over 600 items.

(ENDED) Wednesday Lightning Deals: B+W, Fotodiox, microSD cards, etc

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(ENDED) Tue Fry’s Promo Codes: 16GB Toshi SD for $5, AEE, etc

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(ENDED) Tuesday Lightning Deals: B+W, FLIR, Fotodiox, Neewer, 128GB Sony SDXC, Corel, Toshiba, WD NAS, etc

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(ENDED) Mon Fry’s Promo Codes: 20pk 5×7 photo paper for 99c, 20% iTunes GC, etc

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(ENDED) Monday Lightning Deals: Rokinon 12/2.8 (N), B+W, Neewer, 1TB, Corel, Evercase, etc

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Weekly Fry’s Promo Codes (Sept 27 to Oct 3): refurb ZS35 for $100, Vanguard, etc

These are the Fry’s Weekly promo codes for the week running from September 27 until October 3 in 2015:

+ refurbished Panasonic ZS35 with card and case for $100 (limit 1; in-store only)
+ 61″ Vanguard ESPOD CX 203AP Tripod for $40
+ Vanguard Adjustable SLR Messenger Bag, model “UP-RISE II 38” for $80 (limit 1)
+ 100pk Ridata DVD-R blanks for $11 (limit 5)
+ variety of storage sales (SSD, HDD, flash)
+ Roku 3 (with Voice Search) for $85
+ offers good using the individualized promo codes from Fry’s emailing list
+ offers good Sun Sept 27 until Sat Oct 3

(ENDED) Monoprice DSLR Travel Blogger Backpack 14L for $68 w/free s&h

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(ENDED) Tamrac 5546 Adventure 6 Backpack (Grey) for $45 w/free s&h (limit 2)

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(ENDED) Fri Frys Promo Codes: $15 Manfrotto Monopod, Lenmar AiO charger, etc

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(ENDED) Sat Fry’s Promo Codes: 20pk 4×6 photo paper for 25c, 7″ photo frame for $15, etc

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(ENDED) Friday Lightning Deals: Rokinon 85/T1.5 (EF), NIX, EyeFi, Case Logic, etc

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(ENDED) Thursday Lightning Deals: Rokinon 16/T2.2 (EF), HDDs, NIX, Dolica, Case Logic, etc

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(ENDED) Thur: Steadicam Solo Stabilizer & Monopod for $150 after $100 MIR [updated]

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The Steadicam Solo Stabilizer & Monopod is on sale for $150 (after a $100 mail-in rebate) with free expedited shipping as the latest deal du jour. Offer ends by Thursday at 11:59pm ET or earlier if sold out…

UPDATE: added the mail-in rebate price in the blog-post text and title.

(ENDED) Wedn Fry’s Codes: 89c battery storage box (holds 12)

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Case Logic DCB-304 compact case for $11

This missed the window for yesterday’s Bag The Bags segment but it may not last long enough for the next edition, so here it is. It is the Case Logic DCB-304 compact case on sale for $11 at Target (free store pickup a possibility) and Adorama and B&H Photo and Amazon by Amazon itself where it averages 4.5 out of 5 based on 3700+ customer reviews and has 530+ questions answered. 530 questions for an $11 camera bag? I thought I was OCD 🙂

No one offers unconditional free shipping, but depending on the retailer and your location you may get free store pickup (eg Target), or the order total (Target $25+, B&H $49+, Amazon $35+) or membership status (Prime gets free 2-day).

AmazonBasics DSLR Backpack for $25 [tape delayed post]

At some point before, the AmazonBasics DSLR backpack dropped from its $30 price to $25. So this is a “I Just Now Realized It” type of thing. It averages 4.5 out of 5 with 3600+ reviews and 150+ questions answered. This is currently in the top 5 of best selling camera bags over there (based on what their computers have categorized as camera bags. This should not be confused with their newer DSLR + Laptop model which goes for $35, both part of a growing AmazonBasics line-up.

3Pod P5CRH 5-Section 8X Carbon Fiber Reversable Travel Tripod with K3 BallHead for $90

For a limited time only, as a flash sale, Adorama is offering the 3Pod P5CRH 5-Section 8X Carbon Fiber Reversable Travel Tripod with K3 BallHead for $90 with free expedited shipping.

(ENDED) Wednesday Lightning Deals: B+W, Rokinon 10/2.8 EF-S, ePhoto, etc

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(ENDED) Tue Fry’s Promo Codes: Polaroid Action Cam for $40 (B&M), etc

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(SOLD OUT AGAIN) In-stock again: Kata KT DL-GP-80 GearPack Micro Backpack for DSLR Cameras for $30

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Bag The Bags starting at $10 shipped: Manfrotto, Lowepro, Tamrac, Brenthaven, Porta, Vanguard, Monoprice, etc

And now the moment you have (not) been waiting for, a new edition of the “Bag The Bags” segment! Because paper or plastic does not work with camera gear 😉 They are sorted by price… Free shipping unless otherwise indicated below:

+ Sony LCS-U11 Soft Carrying Case (Black) for $7 + Shipping at B&H Photo
+ Manfrotto Bella II Shoulder Bag (Bungee Cord) for $10 at B&H Photo
+ select Weatherproof Hard Cases on Sale at Monoprice (20 options; $19 to $225; ends 9/25/15)
+ Lowepro Nova Sport 17L AW Shoulder Bag for DSLR with Attached Lens, Pepper Red for $20 at Adorama
+ Vanguard Bag Sale (5 options, $25 to $180) at B&H Photo
+ Tamrac 5723 Zuma 3 Photo/iPad/Netbook Bag, Black/Burgundy for $30 at Adorama
+ Brenthaven BX2 Camera Messenger Bag – fits MacBook Pro 13.3″, 14″, 15.4″ & DSLR Camera for $50 at Adorama
+ Think Tank My 2nd Brain Briefcase 15 – Harbor Blue for $55 at Adorama
+ Lowepro Classified Sling 220 AW Bag for $60 at B&H Photo
+ Porta Brace Organizer Cases for Camcorders (2 options, $230, $250) at B&H Photo
+ Tech and Computer Cases of all kinds, 36 options and 10 Bundles options at Toshiba Direct (prices start at $7.80)

One more thing before we go, the tiny AmazonBasics camera case is now down to $1.03 (limit 90; still Add-On; $35+ free shipping ($25+ for Primes), semi-long post on it). And its theme song.

Phocus Full View Wide Angle Lens for $15 w/free S&H

The Phocus Full View Wide Angle Lens (37mm threading) is now on sale for $15 with free shipping at Adorama… IF you have Amazon Gift Cards/Rewards to spend, you can also get it for the same price by Adorama upon Amazon

Redrock Micro theEvent DSLR 2.0 Hybrid Rig for $300

The sales party continues at Adorama, this time they are offering the Redrock Micro theEvent, DSLR 2.0 Hybrid Rig for $300 with free expedited shipping.

Vanguard Auctus Plus 284AT Tripod for $130

The Vanguard Auctus Plus 284AT aluminum tripod, model AUCTUS PLUS 284AT, is currently on sale for $130 with free expedited shipping at B&H Photo.

(ENDED) Tuesday Lightning Deals: B+W, Joby, Fotodiox, Corel, iOptron, Meade, etc

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(ENDED) X-Rite i1Display Pro and ColorChecker Passport Bundle for $200 after $50 MIR

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Bag The Bags: Lowepro 220AW for $60, Phantom 2 Wheeled Hard Case for $180

The stars are not currently aligned for a bigger “Bag the Bags” round-up, but if we have a couple of specials currently in progress:

+ Lowepro Classified Sling 220 AW Bag for $60 with free expedited shipping at B&H Photo
+ HPRC 2700WPHA2 Hard Case for DJI Phantom 2 Vision / Vision+ with Wheels for $180 with free expedited shipping at B&H Photo
+ this blog’s version of faux-rick-rolling, the tiny AmazonBasics camera case is now down to $1.08 (limit 90; still Add-On; semi-long post on it)

Weekly Fry’s promo codes: refurb Pana ZS35 zoom for $100 (B&M only), Case Logic, Manfrotto, etc

A new week is here and Fry’s has a new round of promo code offers for email subscribers (free to join their email list) for the week of Sept 20-26 (2015). Some offers are good in-store, some online, some at both places. The default in our post is both places unless otherwise indicated. Of potential chimera and photon interest:

+ refurbished Panasonic ZS35 with card and case for $100 (in-store only; limit 1)
+ Case Logic Luminosity DSLR + tablet backpack (DSB-101-BLACK) for $50 (limit 1)
+ Manfrotto Compact Advanced Tripod (MKCOMPACTADV-B) for $60 (limit 1)
+ eMatic 720p Action Camera for $30 (in-store only; limit 1)
+ 28-inch UpStar 4K monitor for $250 (in-store only; limit 1)
+ 50pk Optimum DVD-R or DVD+R blank discs for $5.88 (limit 5)
+ USB to microUSB OTG cable for 99c (limit 3)
+ 20% off inks (excludes Samsung) (limit 5)
+ various tech and storage options as usual

(ENDED) Monday Lightning Deals: Rokinon 12mm f2 (m43), etc

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Falling Knife Price: tiny AmazonBasics Case for $1.14

This has now become a textbook “falling knife price”, it has been steadily dripping downwards. The semi-ironic meme of 2015 of this blog, the tiny AmazonBasics Compact Camera Case is now down to $1.14 at Amazon by Amazon itself with a limit of 90 per customer. Still part of the Add-On program (must place $25+ order to purchase it regardless of Prime status)… More details on this small case on our earlier semi-long post

(ENDED) Sat Fry Promo codes: $99 refurb Pana ZS35, $50 Manfrotto Tripod, $2 20pk 8.5×11 photo paper, etc

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(ENDED) Sunday at 1pm ET Lightning Deals: Kattee Canvas DSLR shoulder bag, 12-inch NIX digiframe

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Pacsafe Toursafe At21 21.5″ Anti-theft Wheeled Carry-on for $100

The Pacsafe Toursafe At21 21.5″ Anti-theft Wheeled Carry-on is currently on sale for $100 with free expedited shipping at Adorama. Offer ends 09/24/15 or earlier if sold out.