Thursday: Spider, Sachtler, GenAray, GVM, Etc

Thursday is here, 2/27/20 or at least that’s what the calendar insists on, and with it we have a new set of B&H daily deals running until 11:59pm ET (or earlier if sold out):

+ Spider Camera Holster Spiderlight Hand Strap for $15 in three color options

+ JarvMobile Jarv PPS Power Exec 10,000mAh Powerbank with USB Type-C 18W PD for $18

+ GenAray MonoBright Daylight LED 1200 for $199

+ GVM LT-10S Smartphone Video Camera Rig Light for $50
+ all together now, because photography without light is hard πŸ˜‰

+ Sachtler Lite Cases for $150 (medium) or $180 (Large)
+ fries are extra

+ 2pk of some kind of a night vision wifi cam for $60

Wedn: Sigma 105mm f1.4 DG HSM, Pelican Cases, 1TB WD, LEDGO kit, FeiYu, Etc

It’s a LENS DAY at the B&H daily deals, good until 11:59pm ET (Extra Terrestrial) on Wednesday 2/26/20 (or earlier if sold out):

+ Sigma 105mm f1.4 DG HSM ART for $1179 only in Sony E
+ the Leica L version is not on sale but it gets a free lens filter

+ 1TB 1TB My Passport Ultra USB 3.0 External Hard Drive for $40
+ this is white-gold ~ in case you color-code your external HDDs by usage type (eg blue for backups, black for production use, red for mafia work, yellow for TV/movies, green for nature pics, etc)

+ LEDGo LG-E2686 Bi-Color LED Large Pad Light Kit with Eggcrate Grid and Bag for $98
+ eggs NOT included in the egg crate; try Trader Joe for that πŸ™‚

+ Pelican Cases, seven options, $60 to $178

+ FeiYu AK4000 3-Axis Gimbal Stabilizer for $239
+ if Beatles were around now, just like the Dave Matthews Band turned their song into a Ben & Jerry ice cream, the Beatles would have turned “Hey You” into a “Fei Yu” commercial πŸ˜‰

+ flash deal: Sandisk ibi Smart Photo Manager with 1TB for $100 after in-cart coupon
+ later: no teaser shown as of the time of writing

Tuesday: 512GB Extreme CFexpress, Peak D, Sirui, Mirfak, Angler, SmallHD

Tuesday, on the silver lining front, brings us closer to Friday, and with that we have a new 6-pack of B&H daily deals good until 11:59pm ET or earlier for any that mayhaps may manage to perhaps sellout ahead of its designated expiration time:

+ 512GB Extreme PRO CFexpress Card Type B for $530 after automatic in-cart coupon

+ open-box Peak Design Everyday Sling (5L, Black or Gray) for $60 each

+ Sirui P-224SR Photo/Video Monopod with VA5 Head for $130 after $50 mail-in rebate

+ MirFak Moin Micro LED Photo and Video Light for $39

+ Angler Bi-Color LED Ringlight (18″) for $99

+ SmallHD FOCUS SDI Monitor Kit for $199~

UPDATE: the Amazon USA Gold Box headliner deal of the day for Tuesday is another variant of the Computer Gaming sale featuring various monitors, gaming laptops, and assorted accessories along with a 6TB WD Blue internal hard drive for $112. A total of 19 products are participating in the sale…

Monday: RAVpower, Sachtler, ASUS, Tascam, DJI, Lexar, HP, iPhone, iPad Air 3, Etc

Monday is here, hooray for those just getting started with their Monday-Friday (or Monday-Sunday) workweek, and here’s today’s set of B&H daily deals:

+ RAVpower Prime 3.0 Quick Charge 10,000mAh Portable Charger for $13
+ new arrival; QuickCharge 3.0 model

+ Sachtler Roll-Along Tripod Cage for $149 (Medium) or $159 (Large)
+ #FreeTheTripods

+ ASUS VP239H-P 23″ 16:9 IPS Monitor for $90
+ HDMI / D-Sub / DVI-D, 1920 x 1080, etc

+ Tascam DR-40 4-Channel / 4-Track Portable Audio Recorder with Adjustable Stereo Microphone for $100

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

+ Kaiser RS 2 CP Copy Stand for $299

The Amazon USA GoldBox has yet another variant of the Computer Accessories sale, this time around with networking and the following storage products:

+ 256GB HP microSDXC (C10, U3, UHS-I) for $28
+ 128GB Lexar Professional (2000X) SDXC for $108
+ 64GB Lexar Fingerprint JumpDrive for $24~

Meanwhile at the Woot website they have:

+ DJI sale at Electronics
+ scratch and dent iPhones at main Woot
+ refurb iPad Air 3 tablets at Computers (I’ve lost track of the many iPad generations, but fear not, Wikipedia comes to the rescue!

Sunday: 3pk of 64GB Samsung EVO Select cards for $24 total after coupon

Samsung microSD card fans, unite and take over! If you need 64GB Samsung EVO Select in multiples of three, you are in luck! As one of the Sunday 2/23/20 deals of the day at Woot (ends 11:59pm central or earlier if sold out) you can get 3-packs of 64GB Samsung EVO Select microSDXC cards for $24 total after using coupon code SAVEFIVE ($5 off), coming down to $8 per card. Limit up to three 3-packs per customer. Free shipping for Prime members or $6 flat for the calendar day for non-members. Note that the listing says these come with a 90-day Woot warranty… The current price at Amazon is $12 per card… These days the Samsung microSD cards are my go-to, I never had any problems with them, in phones or tablet/laptops…

Elsewhere, at the B&H daily deals they have:

+ GenAray Escort Daylight LED Spot Light for $150

+ JBL speakers, auray headphone stand and ChargeWorx Qi wireless charging pad

It’s all utilitarian at the Adorama daily deal (changes 10am ET daily), it’s the H&A Universal Tablet Stand Adapter for $13

Sirui Video Kit, Gura Module Case, Vello Softbox, Ruggard Parka, Etc (ends Sat PM)

FriYAY is here, rejoice if you are on the Mon-Fri work schedule! Good until Saturday at 11:59pm ET (or earlier if sold out; but B&H does not accept orders (as usual) between Fri PM and Sat PM) are the following B&H deals:

+ SirUI VSK-5 Video Survival Kit for $150 AFTER a $100 mail-in rebate

+ GuraGear Medium Compact Photo Module Case for Uinta Backpack for $25

+ Vello FlexFrame Softbox for Portable Flash (8 x 12″) for $20

+ Ruggard DSLR Parka Cold and Rain Protector for Cameras and Camcorders (Black) for $40

+ flash deal: IDX IPL-98 Powerlink Li-Ion High-Load V-Mount Battery with 96Wh Capacity for $325
+ no teasers for next flash deal

Thursday: Manfrotto CF w/free SmallHD, Sachtler, Chasing Claudius, Etc

Never fear, Thursday is here with a new 6-pack of B&H daily deals good until 11:59pm ET (or earlier if sold out):

+ Manfrotto 504HD Head & Carbon Fiber Twin Leg Video Tripod Kit (100/75mm, Ground Spreader) with FREE SmallHD 5-inch HDMI On-Camera monitor for $650
+ free item included by B&H automatically while the promotion is running = free item is mention in the listing as “Includes 1 Free Item…”

+ SACHTLER LCD monitor bags, two options, $70 to $80

+ Chasing GLADIUS MINI Underwater ROV Kit (328′ Tether) for $999
+ “Chasing Gladius” could have easily been a Cannes film festival nominee πŸ˜‰

+ MyGeckoGear E100 1080p Dash Camera for $26
+ sorry, you have to get YourGeckoGear, this is MyGeckoGear πŸ˜‰

+ also Teradek Bolt and Vi Vi Ai personal trainer headphones
+ me personally, I do my personal training with metal, more specifically, forks and knives πŸ˜‰

UPDATE: the headliner of the Thursday Amazon USA Gold Box is a sale on SK hynix NAND SSD drives, with prices ranging from $38 to $85 and storage options ranging from 250GB to 1TB…

Wedn: Sigma 12-24mm f4 DG ART HSM (C/N), ASUS PorArt, GVM, Peak Design, Etc

It’s the return of LENS DAY at the B&H daily deals for Wednesday 2/19/20 until 11:59pm ET (or earlier for anything that manages to sell out ahead of its designated expiration time):

+ Sigma 12-24mm f4 ART DG HSM for $1149 in your choice of Canon EF or Nikon F

+ open-box Peak Design Everyday Messenger 15″ Version 1 (Heritage Tan) for $99

+ GVM 672S-B Bi-Color LED Video 3-Light Kit for $480

+ ASUS ProArt PA32UC 32″ 16:9 Wide Gamut IPS Monitor for $1000 after in-cart coupon
+ HDR Panel, Thunderbolt 3, DisplayPort, HDMI, 3840 x 2160 @ 60 Hz Native, 1000:1 Static CR, etc

+ Dell laptops, four options, $329 to $429 with FREE Bitdefender

+ Jarv PPS Exec 10,000mAh 18W PD Power Bank with Qi Wireless Charging for $23
+ not a bad idea, kinda combines two devices in one

UPDATE: the Adorama daily deal (changes 10am ET) is the new condition Inovativ Pro Monitor Mount with Vesa Plate and Hardware for $150 with free US shipping…

Tuesday: Sachtler Rollpak, Cinetics Lynx, Dell 34″ Curved, Rokinon 45/1.8 AF (E), Etc

Tuesday brings us a 4-pack of B&H daily deals good until 11:59pm ET (or earlier if sold out):

+ Sachtler Camera Rollpak for $200

+ CineTics Lynx 3-Axis Motorized Slider for $1299

+ DeLL P3418HW 34″ 21:9 IPS Curved Monitor for $469

+ Logan Graphics 450-1: 40″ Artist Elite Mat Cutter for $125

UPDATE: the Adorama daily deal (changes 10am ET daily) is the new condition Rokinon 45mm f1.8 auto-focus lens for the Sony E-system offered for $299 with free US shipping. This is only available in Sony E…

Monday: Pelican, NanGuang LED, Celestron NexStar 150mm f10

Jump aboard the excitement train, it’s Monday, the start of a new Mon-Fri work week. Hooray! πŸ™‚ And with Monday we have a new set of B&H daily deals good until 11:59pm ET (or earlier if sold out):

+ Pelican 1495 Laptop Computer Case with Foam (Desert Tan) for $110

+ NanGuang RGB173 LED Panel Light for $279

+ Celestron NexStar 6SE 150mm f/10 Schmidt-Cassegrain GoTo Telescope for $599

+ also Ring thing

+ flash deal: now JBL clip-on bluetooth speaker for $30
+ later: JBL wireless headphones

Sunday Photography-related Novel: “The Age Of Light” for $3

There’s only so many photography how-to and camera user-manuals you can read. Sometimes you just want to read a novel that has some …photography in it. For example, the protagonists are photographers or some other related plots and twists and turns. Such is the case with one of Sunday’s Kindle ebook daily deals, it is the “The Age of Light” novel by Whitney Scharer (for the speed-readers out there, no, not Whitley Strieber) for $2.99. It is 385 pages, got published in February 2019, and averages 4.1 out of 5 based on 150+ customer ratings. You can get the start of the book using the “Kindle sample” or you can jump around jump around jump around using the “Look Inside” feature when you are on the Hardcover or Softback Amazon page of the book.

This is biographical historical fiction, not a romance novel…

“As they work together in the darkroom, their personal and professional lives become intimately entwined, changing the course of Lee’s life forever.”

Sunday: Giottos Tripods, Vortex bino, Sachtler Harness, Etc

Never fear, Sunday is here and February is halfway done! Good until 11:59pm ET on Sunday (or earlier if sold out) the following B&H daily deals are in-progress:

+ Giottos VGR9255-S2N 5-Section Aluminum Tripod/Monopod with Ballhead for $130
+ Giottos Aluminum Tripod/Monopod w/ARCA QR Ball Head for $139

+ Vortex 8×42 Diamondback Binocular for $120 with FREE harness
+ Arizona Diamondback season tickets NOT included πŸ™‚

+ Sachtler Heavy Duty Harness for $79

+ also JBL waterproof wireless earphones

Meanwhile the current Adorama daily deal (changes 10am ET daily) is the new condition Polar Pro Cinema Series Vivid Collection of filters for the DJI Osmo Pocket for $20…

Pixel 3 XL Unlocked for $399, Tamrac, Autel EVO Quad, Samsung Chromebook with LTE, Etc (ends Sat PM)

Happy Valentine’s Day with a pink former flagship! The headliner of the B&H Photo deals good until Saturday at 11:59 pm ET (or earlier if sold out; orders not accepted Friday PM to Sat PM as usual) is the new condition unlocked Google Pixel 3 XL (64GB on-board, no headphone jack, no microSD) going for $399 with free US shipping in the “Not Pink (yet actually kinda pink)” color scheme. Up to three per customer at the sale price. The rest of the offerings:

+ Tamrac Arc Flash Accessory Pockets, two options, $8 to $10

+ RAVpower 16,750mAh RP-PB010 Power Bank (Black) for $18
+ two power outputs, total output 4.5A

+ Autel Robotics EVO Quadcopter (Refurbished) for $599 with 1-year warranty

+ current flash deal JBL headphones; no teasers for the next one as of the time of writing

Meanwhile the current Adorama daily deal (changes 10am ET daily) is the new condition Davis & Sanford Vista Explorer VTB 4-Section Aluminum Tripod with BHQ8 Ball Head going for $35 with free US shippings…

UPDATE: for fans of LTE Chromebooks, Woot is offering the refurbished Samsung XE525QBB-K01US 12.2″ Chromebook PLUS V2 (the “PLUS” is part of the name, as opposed to the “PRO” model) for $280 with a 90-day Woot warranty and free shipping for Prime members or $6 flat for non-members. This has 4GB RAM, Intel Celery 3965Y 1.5GHz (the V1 used an ARM processor), a more reasonable full HD touch-screen (the V1 had higher resolution but couldn’t handle it), Intel HD 615 graphics, 32GB on-board storage, microSD, two USB-C ports ad one full size USB port (the V1 only had USB-C), and Verizon 4G LTE (you don’t have to use it, there’s always Wifi)… Its ChromeOS auto-updates have been extended to June 2024 (recently Google has been on a ChromeOS end-of-life extend-a-thon after severe backlash from both consumers and enterprise users/buyers). This ends on Friday at 11:59pm central (or earlier if sold out)…

Wedn: Peak Design, Tamrac, RucPac Winter, Angler, Etc

Hump Day is coming but did you plan (to avoid) Valentine’s Day this year? No red gear however in this edition of the B&H daily deals good until 11:59pm ET (or earlier if sold out):

+ open-box Peak Design Everyday Tote Bag (Charcoal) for $80
+ charcoal color scheme that is; it is not filled with actual charcoal ~ just so we are clear πŸ™‚

+ Tamrac Tour Strap (Black) for $17

+ Angler Quick-Open Deep Parabolic Softbox (36″) for $74

+ RucPac Photographer’s Winter Apparel Package for $40 in two size options
+ includes tech gloves, neck warmer and beanie hat

+ no flash deals scheduled as of the time of writing

Meanwhile Amazon Germany is having an Epson printer sale with three models participating, two Expression, one EcoTank, with prices ranging from 107 to 449 eurodollars, or euro for short πŸ˜‰

Tuesday: Lexar 25-n-1 card reader for $15, Sirui Tripods with MIR, Pelican, LEDgo, DJI Osmo, Etc

Fat Tuesday is getting closer (two weeks away) but this Tuesday (Ruby Tuesday?) has a new set of B&H daily deals good until 11:59pm ET (or earlier if sold out):

+ LEXAR Multi-Card 25-in-1 USB 3.0 Memory Card Reader for $15

+ Sirui T-1204SK T-S Carbon Fiber Travel Tripod for $149 after $30 mail-in rebate
+ 56.2″ version for $170 after mail-in rebate (MIR)
+ the MIR amount is different for each tripod model
+ yes, MIRs are not dead yet πŸ™‚

+ Pelican iM2500 Storm Case with Padded Dividers for $130 in three color schemes

+ LEDgo Bi-Color Flood Shoot-Through LED Ring Light for $119

+ no flash deals posted as of the time of writing…

Meanwhile the Adorama daily deal (changes 10am ET daily) is the DJI Osmo Pocket 3-Axis Gimbal Handheld Camera With Action Cam Accessory Set (64GB Extreme microSDXC, PolarPro filter kit, Froggi accessory kit, etc) going for $310 with free US shipping.

Monday: Lensbaby Composer II w/Sweet 80 (C/N/E/X/m43) for $180, Manfrotto Nitro, Etc

Monday is here once again, the very favorite day of those working on a Monday-to-Friday schedule πŸ˜‰ But there’s always a silver lining, a new round of B&H daily deals good until 11:59pm ET (or earlier if sold out):

It’s a lens, it’s a baby. it’s both yet it’s neither. It’s a riddle that *SPOILER ALERT* is solved in the next paragraph below this sentence, so close your eyes if you don’t want to be spoiled πŸ˜‰

+ Lensbaby Composer Pro II with Sweet 80 Optic for $180 in Canon EF, Nikon F, Sony E, Fuji X and M43rds

+ Manfrotto Nitrotech N12 & 545GB Dual-Leg Tripod System with Half Ball Adapter & Bag for $499

+ LG 27ML600M-B 27″ 16:9 FreeSync IPS Monitor for $159
+ IPS, HDMI | VGA Inputs, 1920 x 1080, 1000:1 Static Contrast Ratio, etc

+ also CyberPower UPS and Fiio music player

flash deals
+ now: ONA Presidio Camera Strap for $39
+ later: ONA Prince Street messenger bag

Meanwhile the Adorama daily deal (changes 10am ET daily) offers a bundle of a Behringer audio interface with Sennheiser headphones for $179…

Sunday: Browning, Tamrac Belts, RAVpower, Etc

Sunday is here with a new 4-pack of B&H daily deals, good until 11:59pm ET (or earlier if sold out):

+ Browning Strike Force Pro XD Trail Camera for $120

+ Tamrac Anvil T0300 M.A.S. & M.O.L.L.E Modular Accessory Belt for $12 in three size options

+ RAVpower PD Pioneer 20,100mAh 45W 2-Port Power Bank for $30

+ Auray RF-PBO-16 Premium Reflection Filter (audio related) for $40

Meanwhile the current Adorama daily deal (changes at 10am ET daily) is the new condition Sigma 150-500mm f5-6.3 DG OS HSM “Contemporary” lens in the Nikon system only bundled with the Slik Sprint PRO III tripod and the Sigma USB dock for $789 with free US shipping… No coupon needed, the price you see is the price you pay while this particular promotion is running…

UPDATE: meanwhile at the Woot dailies they have:

+ Surface sale at the main Woot
+ HP printers ($37 to $77) at Computers
+ wireless accessories at Electronics…

Axler, Peak Design, Freehands, Gura Gear, Etc (ends Sat PM)

FriYAY is here once again with a new set of B&H deals expiring on Saturday at 11:59pm ET (or earlier if sold out; but B&H ~ as usual ~ does not accept orders between Friday PM and Sat PM ~ check their website for exact times):

+ open-box Peak Design CL-3 Clutch Camera Hand Strap for $25

+ Freehands Women’s Unlined Fleece Gloves for $13 (three size options)

+ Axler Caterpillar 20″ Extending Camera Slider for $149
+ will NOT turn into a butterfly no matter what

+ PeliCan 1920 Gen.3 MityLite LED Flashlight for $16

+ flash deal: Gura Gear UINTA 30L Multipurpose Backpack (Black/Brown) for $49
+ no teaser yet for the next flash deal

Thursday: Sachtler Ace XL, Tamrac, NiSi, Etc

Thursday brings with it a new 4-pack of B&H daily deals good until 11:59pm ET (or earlier if sold out):

+ Tamrac Pro Compact 1 Camera Bag (Black) for $13

+ Sachtler Ace XL System with SpeedLock Tripod & Mid-Level Spreader (75mm Bowl) for $825

+ also JBL exercise headphones and Xcellon keyboard

Meanwhile the Adorama daily deal (changes 10am ET daily) is the new condition NiSi V5 Pro 100mm Filter Holder Kit (6x Filter Slots, 82mm Adapter Ring, 86mm CPL Filter) going for $88 with free US shipping…

Wedn: Zhiyun Crane 3 Lab, GVM LED, Porta Brace Hard Case, RAVPower, Sandisk, Etc

It’s getting close to the mid-week point once again and four more B&H daily deals are available for your consideration until 11:59pm ET (or earlier if sold out):

+ Zhiyun CRANE 3 LAB Handheld Stabilizer for $449

+ GVM 600S LED Ring Light for $120

+ Porta Brace Hard Case with Six 4″ Lens Cups (Gray) for $100

+ RavPower 27,000mAh Universal Power Bank with AC Outlet for $65

Meanwhile the Best Buy dailies are headlined by a $349 HP 15.6″ touchscreen Chromebook (i5, 8GB RAM, 128GB, etc)…

Of potential interest at the Woot dailies, they have the Mobile Pixels Duex Pro 12.5″ Full HD IPS USB A/Type-C Portable Dual-Screen Monitor (with kickstand) for $210 with a 1-year warranty. Meanwhile the main Woot has the Beats 3 Solo wireless headphones for $150 with 1-year warranty…

UPDATE: for those shopping at Amazon Germany, they have a Sandisk Extreme sale with their Extreme PRO SDXC (up to 170MB/sec) cards going for 12 euro (32GB) or 17 euro (64GB) or 30 euro (128GB) or 83 euro (256GB) 200 euro (512GB). The yellow SDXC (non-PRO, up to 150MB/sec) goes for 15 euro which is the price for the Extreme microSDXC card. There’s also a 500GB portable USB-C SSD going for $130…

UPDATE #2: meanwhile among the Amazon Gold Box daily deals for Wednesday 2/5/20 is a sale on RAVpower powerbanks and chargers with nine options and prices ranging from $12 to $49…

Tuesday: Sachtler Camporter Camera Bags, Etc

Tuesday is here with four more B&H daily deals but no lenses today. This lot is good until 11:59pm ET (or earlier if sold out):

+ Sachtler Camporter Camera Bag for $90 in Small or $120 in Large

+ Samson Meteor Mic USB Studio Condenser Microphone for $40

+ also Lorex and truly wireless earphones

Meanwhile the Adorama daily deal are Klipsch floor standing speakers for $450 (changes at 10am ET daily)…

And at Woot, they have refurbished Pixels ($80 to $150, Pixel 1 to Pixel 2XL; the 3/3XL have sold out)… And if you use the Woot app, they have a couple of PNY flash storage offers [needs the Wootapp to see/buy them]…

Then at the Best Buy daily deals, there are gift cards with tax software and a $99 11.6″ Lenovo Chromebook and such…

Speaking of computers, the Amazon USA Gold Bawx is having a sale on Kindle ereaders along with a Chromebooks and Monitors sale. Monitors and laptops are sold separately, they are not bundled. There’s also the Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Android tablet (10.5″, 256GB) going for $584…

Samyang 85mm f/1.4 AS IF UMC MF for $269 [Z]

The current Adorama daily deal (changes at 10am ET daily) is the new condition Samyang 85mm f/1.4 AS IF UMC manual focus lens going for $269 with free US shipping in the Nikon Z system. That’s the advertised deal. When you look at the other mount options of this lens it goes for $239 in Fuji X and Sony E and $269 in M43rds and $329 in Canon RF…

Monday: Sigma 28mm f1.4 DG Art HSM for $1099 [C/N/E], Magnus, Etc

Monday is here with a new quartet of B&H daily deals running until 11:59pm ET (or earlier if sold out) and surprise-surprise it’s a LENS DAY!

+ Sigma 28mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art for $1099 in your choice of Canon EF or Nikon F or Sony E

+ Magnus REX VT-6000 2-Stage Video Tripod with Fluid Head for $399

+ GVM 520S-B Bi-Color LED 3-Panel Kit for $350

+ and some Ring thing

Meanwhile at Woot, on the bargain side of things, six refurbished “scratch and dent” name brand Chromebooks (ASUS, Acer, Lenovo, HP) are on sale ranging from $62 to $68, with a 90-day Woot warranty. Note that Google will not be offering ChromeOS updates forever. Each platform (eg a specific Celeron processor) has an expiration date. After that, no more ChromeOS updates. You can search this by laptop name at this Google Support page. Once it reaches the no-more-updates date, if you don’t feel comfortable to continue using it, you can install Linux on it or a 3rd-party Chromium OS recommended by How/To/Geek

PS: if you have an existing ChromeOS device in your hands, you can find the “end of updates” date by going to the “About ChromeOS” page, then click on “Additional Details” and “Update Schedule”. If you haven’t checked recently, check again because Google extended some Chromebooks (from what I recall)…

Sunday: Nikon Akulon, Pelican Storm, Etc

If Sundays are not sunny, you can always ask for a refund because they are advertised as Sun Day πŸ˜‰ Which brings us to a new 4-pack of B&H daily deals until 11:59pm ET (or earlier if sold out):

+ Nikon 8×42 Aculon A211 Binocular (Black, Refurbished by Nikon USA) for $55

+ BracketTron Xtreme Grip XL Phone Holder with USB Car Charger for $10

+ Porta Brace HR-DSLR Padded Nylon Camera Harness (Black) for $30

+ Pelican iM3300 Storm Case without Foam (Olive Drab) for $120

Meanwhile the Adorama daily deal (changes at 10am ET every day) is the new condition Hubsan H501S X4 FPV Brushless Quadcopter with 1080p Camera going for $129 with free US shipping…

Anker 19000, Tamrac, Peak Design, Etc (ends Sat PM)

FriYAY is here, January is almost over [have you began your Valentine’s Day shopping yet? ~ THRIFTY TIP: save the red from the Chinese New Year for Valentine’s], and we have a new round of B&H deals running until Saturday at 11:59pm ET as usual, but the site does not accept orders between Friday PM and Sat PM as usual…

+ Anker 19,000mAh PowerCore+ 19000 PD Portable Charger and USB Type-C Hub for $60
+ may be expensive but you are not risking your gear on lesser known brands; especially since USB-C is more powerful than microUSB

+ Tamrac Jazz Shoulder Bag 45 v2.0 (Black) for $45
+ model 50 for $20

+ Peak Design Form-Fitting Rain and Dust Cover (Black), in three sizes, from $23 to $30

+ XVenture TwistX 360 Wrist Mount for Select Action Cameras for $8

+ flash deal: JBL boombox for $270; no teasers for next flash deal;

Thursday: Olympus E-M5 II with 14-150mm f4-5.6 II lens for $699

Surprise surprise, the headliner Best Buy daily deals for Thursday 1/30/20 is a mirrorless camera! That’s right, for $699 you can get the Olympus E-M5 II body bundled with the Olympus 14-150mm f4-5.6 II lens, a “zoomy” entry-point into the M43rds system for the curious-zoomers. The lens will be included automatically by Best Buy while this promotion is running…

And if you want to literally yet digitally sift through the bargain bins, Woot is having another Bargain Bin sale with virtual bins starting at $5+ and topping at $50+…

On the other side of the pond, for a limited time, Amazon Germany is having a two-item Sony sale, the 18-105mm f4 OSS lens going for 419 euro, while the RX 100 Mark IV rawsumer going for 896 euro.

Thursday: Lexar UDMA7 Card Reader for $15, 14″ Thinkpad, Sachtler, Etc

Thursday is here and with it we have a new 4-pack of B&H daily deals running until 11:59pm ET (or earlier if sold out):

+ Lexar Professional USB 3.0 Dual-Slot Reader (UDMA 7) for $15

+ 14″ ThinkPad P43s Laptop for $1099 with free BitDefender
+ 1.8 GHz i7-8565U Quad, 16GB DDR4, 512GB SSD, 14″ FHD 1920 x 1080 IPS, NVIDIA Quadro P520 GPU (2GB GDDR), etc

+ Sachter Campack Plus Backpack (Black) for $166

+ also Ring doorbell thing

Wedn: Lexar SDXC sale from 667x to 2000x

It’s another variant of the Computer Accessories Sale at the Amazon USA Gold Box good until Wednesday 1/29/20 at 11:59pm pacific (or earlier for anything that sells out). A total of 20 items are participating with prices ranging from $17 to $150. Up to three per item on offer.

Of camera and photo interest, the sale has the following memory cards:

SDXC memory cards
+ 128GB Lexar Professional SDXC (1667X, UHS-II, U3, up to 250MB/sec) for $30.59

+ 256GB of that but 1000X (up to 150MB/sec) for $39.40

+ 64GB Lexar Professional black/yellow (2000X, V90, UHS-II, U3, up to 300MB/sec) for $68

+ 256GB Lexar Professional (633X, up to 95MB/sec, V30, UHS-I, U3) for $32

+ as you can see, there are all kinds of speed options available

Other Items
+ 64GB Lexar microSDXC (1800X, V90, UHS-II) for $30.57

+ Lexar Multi-Card 25-in-1 card reader for $17

+ also keyboards, mice, headsets, etc

Wedn: Manfrotto Nitro, Pelican, Etc

It’s not a lens day but we got NITRO in the B&H daily deals for Wednesday 1/29/20 [yup, we almost ate up another month] until 11:59pm ET (or earlier if sold out):

+ Manfrotto Nitrotech N8 Head & Carbon Fiber Twin Leg Video Tripod Kit (100/75mm, Ground Spreader) for $399

+ Pelican 1770 Protector Long Case with Foam (Desert Tan) for $220

+ Angler 5×7′ Collapsible Background Kit for $140

+ also various Nuforce wireless earphones

Meanwhile the Adorama daily deal (changes 10am ET) is the VIOFO A119 1440p 30fps Car Dash Cam with GPS Logger V2 (2.0″ LCD Screen) going for $70 with free US shipping…

UPDATE: storage time at the Best Buy dailies where they are offering the new condition external 10TB Western Digital USB 3.0 hard drive in the black color scheme for $160. You also get the customary Shutterfly coupon thing…

Tuesday: Computer/Monitor sale, Anker, Etc

There is action in the Amazon USA Gold BoX for Tuesday 1/28/20 as follows:

+ Computers & Monitors sale, 28 options, $64 to $1999, from Acer mostly plus Sceptre, HP, Dell, etc

+ Anker charging sale with powerbanks, cables, AC and car adapters and such
+ also under “Special Promotions” on individual product pages look for coupons and/or co-promotions

+ Zojirushi coffee gear including coffee machine, water boiler/warmer, stainless steel to-go cups, etc

+ BOSE home audio sale (four options)

+ Join the Cult of RXBAR! 24pk variety pack (a good way to try the various flavors) is 20% off with your first Subscribe and Save on this particular product. Price before discount is $41~; with the discount about $1.50 per bar, a pretty good price; you can adjust future subscribe-n-save orders at any time ~ or cancel them without contacting customer service; or freeze them; just make sure you put alerts in your calendar for future pre-scheduled orders so you can adjust/cancel them if need be;

Tuesday: GVM, Porta, Celestron, 64GB Sandisk SDXC, Etc

Tuesday is here with another round of B&H daily deals as follows:

+ GVM 50RS2L RGB 2-Light Kit for $350

+ Porta Brace PR-C3B Projector Case (Black) for $140

+ Celestron NexStar 8SE 203mm f/10 Schmidt-Cassegrain GoTo Telescope for $849

flash deals
+ Gura Gear Small Compact Photo Module Case for Uinta Backpack for $20
+ later: Tamrac active strap

Meanwhile at the Best Buy dailies you can get the new condition 64GB Sandisk Extreme PLUS SDXC card (up to 150MB/s, C10, U3, UHS-I, etc) for $20…

Monday: Zhiyun WeeBill, 14″ Lenovo, Dracast, Etc

Never fear, Monday is here with a new quartet of B&H daily deals running until 11:59pm ET (or earlier if sold out):

+ Zhiyun WEEBILL LAB Handheld Stabilizer for Mirrorless Cameras for $299

+ Lenovo 14″ IdeaPad Flex Pro Multi-Touch 2-in-1 Laptop for $799 with FREE 1-yr BitDefender
+ 1.8 GHz i7-8550U Quad, 16GB DDR4 [nom-nom says Windows], 512GB PCIe SSD [nice!], 360Β° Hinge, 3840 x 2160 Multi-Touch IPS Display, etc

+ DraCast S-Series Plus Bi-Color LED500 Panel with NP-F Battery plates for $129

+ Anton Bauer Digital 190 V-Mount Battery (14.4V, 190 Wh) for $300~

KEH Flash Coupon Offer: 12% off Cameras and Lenses [ends Mon PM]

This is just a 16-hour coupon deal! Coupon code DEAL1A gets you 12% off lenses and cameras at KEH Camera until Monday 1/27/20 at 11:59pm eastern time. The promotion started at 8am eastern. You can test the coupon in the shopping cart without login/signup…

Exclusions apply, no Leica branded products, no NEW condition and no “Used – Like New”. Their shopping cart is the ultimate decider on what qualifies…

Sunday: 256GB Kingston Canvas CF, Manfrotto Nitro, Pelican, Etc

Sunday is here with a new quartet of B&H daily deals as follows:

+ 256GB Kingston Canvas Focus CompactFlash Memory Card (UDMA7) for $75

+ Manfrotto Nitrotech N12 Video Head for $299

+ Pelican 1654 Waterproof 1650 Case with Yellow and Black Divider Set (Desert Tan) for $229

+ Polsen SMS-45A Mini Shotgun Stereo Condenser Mic for $35

Meanwhile the Adorama daily deal (changes at 10am ET) is the new condition H&A 5″ 150W Portable PA System with Bluetooth for $150, an Adorama exclusive…

And at Amazon Germany, it is the return of the 20% off in-the-shopping-cart discounts on over 10,000 products at Amazon Germany’s Warehouse Deals. The discount happens automatically in the shopping cart while this promotion is running. Eligible items indicate this on the detailed listings. Keep in mind only items sold by Amazon.de Warehouse Deals itself are eligible for the promotion ~ not those sold by 3rd-party sellers…

Benro Travel Angel 9X Carbon Fiber Series 2 Tripod Kit with V1 Ballhead for $250

At the Adorama daily deal (changes at 10am ET daily) you can get the new condition Benro Travel Angel 9X Carbon Fiber Series 2 Tripod Kit (with V1 Ballhead, 4 Section, Twist Lock, Monopod Conversion) for $250 with free US shipping. No coupon, no rebate, just add to cart and proceed to checkout while this promotion is running.

Meanwhile at the B&H deals which last until Saturday at 11:59pm ET (but no ordering between Fri PM to Saturday PM as usual) you can get:

+ Dymo MobileLabeler for $27
+ the photographic hobby certainly produces lots of things and boxes and such that need proper labeling (if one is to ever have a chance of finding “it” when looking for “it”)

+ Pelican 3315 LED Flashlight for $18

+ Auray MSB-6 Microphone/Speaker Stand Bag with Pouch for $11

+ flash deal: currently JBL yellow portable bluetooth speaker for $22; no teaser for the next flash deal

Thursday: 1TB WD $40, Removu K1, Angler, Porta, Etc

Never fear, Thursday is here, and with it we have a new quartet of B&H daily deals running until 11:59pm ET or earlier if sold out:

+ WD 1TB My Passport Ultra USB 3.0 External Hard Drive (White/Gold) for $40

+ RemoVu K1 3-Axis Handheld Gimbal with 4K Camera for $180

+ Angler 865BLED Sparta Bicolor LED Light for $99

+ Porta Brace PR-C2LED Compact Padded Case for LED Lights for $80

UPDATE: the Adorama daily deal (changes at 10am ET) is the new condition Atomos Ninja Flame 7″ Monitor Recorder going for the very specific price of $578 with free US shipping while this promotion is running…

Wedn: 128GB Sandisk Ultra microSD for $25, 12TB WD EasyStore HDD for $190

There is some action at the Wednesday 1/22/20 daily deals at the Best Buy website including:

+ 128 GB Sandisk Ultra Plus microSDXC for $25

+ 12 TB WD EasyStore external USB 3.0 HDD for $190

+ Google PixelBook Pen for $69, Keyboard for Pixel Slate for $169
+ a vial of Nexus Tears is also included for free πŸ˜‰

Wedn: Rotolight NEO2 Explorer Kit, Pelican Storm, Etc

And just like that, Hump Day has arrived with a new set of B&H daily deals running until 11:59pm ET (or earlier if sold out) as follows:

+ Rotolight NEO 2 Explorer Kit for $799

+ Pelican iM2975 Storm Trak Case with Padded Dividers (Black) for $269

+ RAVpower 60W 5-Port USB Type-A Wall Charger with USB Type-C PD for $15
+ 4x USB Type A ports and one USB Type C PD (= Power Delivery)
+ up to 60W for this wall AC charger, the price is definitely right

+ Ring Spotlight Cam 1080p Outdoor Wi-Fi Camera with Night Vision (Battery-Powered 2-Pack, White) for $219

Tuesday: Sigma 20/1.4 DG HSM ART for $699 (E), Dracast, Tamrac, Etc

Hooray! It’s another LENS DAY at the B&H daily deals running until 11:59pm ET (or earlier for anything that manages to sell out ahead of time). It looks like the Flash Deals are gone (at least for now)…

+ SIGMA 20mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art Lens for Sony E for $699
+ the other option, the “Leica L” is not on sale ~ because Leica!

+ DraCast LED2000 Kala Daylight LED Panel for $369

+ MagNus DLX-363M Photo/Video Tripod with Pan Head and Monopod for $30

+ TamRac Arc Long Zoom Lens Case for 150-600mm Zooms (Black) for $15

Monday: Samsung Galaxy S10+ for $699, Timbuk2 Bags, RXBars, Etc

There’s always a new Samsung Galaxy flagship just around the corner but if you don’t want to wait for doors and corners, the headliner Amazon USA Gold Box deal of the day is the new condition Samsung Galaxy S10 PLUS (128GB) going for $699 in your choice of four color schemes with up to three per color per customer. These are sold and shipped by Amazon herself, with USA warranty, not 3rd-party sellers… The other storage options are on sale as well, the 512GB goes for $949 and the 1TB goes for $1299… On the other hand, microSD cards go for a lot less πŸ™‚

Also part of the Monday Amazon daily deals is a Timbuk2 bag sale with 22 options and prices ranging from $41 to $137… Also on sale are Kind and RXBars and other nutritious bars. If you haven’t tried the RXbars yet, you must needs try them! Start with the “Chocolate Sea Salt” if you can’t decide on the flavor. If you want to bribe me, a box of RXbars is more than enough πŸ˜‰

Meanwhile at the BEst Buy dailies you can get the Adobe Fauxtochop Elements 2020 for $60, and they also have some of the Insignia single-use batteries on sale…

For EU shoppers, the Amazon Germany Gold Box has another sale of Anker charging products (along with cables and even keyboard/mouse combo and a 7-in-1 USB-C hub with all kinds of ports (full USB, Ethernet, HDMI, SD/microSD, PD, etc)) along with more AmazonBasics iPhone cases…

Monday: Porta Brace, Manfrotto Nitro, Etc

Every day is MLK Day, but especially today, Monday 1/20/20, but it is also another new day which means a new round of B&H daily deals until 11:59pm ET (or earlier if sold out:

+ Porta Brace Semi-Rigid Cargo-Style Camera Case for $89~
+ optionally buy it with set of padded lens cups for $104~ total

+ MAnfrotto Nitrotech N12 Head & Carbon Fiber Twin Leg Video Tripod Kit (100/75mm, Ground Spreader) for $549

+ LG LV640S-Series 49″-Class Full HD Commercial Smart LED TV for $399

+ Senal SC-550X Professional Cardioid Condenser Microphone for $70

UPDATE: the current Adorama daily deal (changes at 10am ET) is the Lenovo Legion Y545 15.6″ Full HD Gaming Notebook going for $800 with free US shipping. Specs include Core i7-9750H 2.6GHz, 8GB RAM, 256GB SSD, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 4GB, Windows 10 Home, etc…

Sunday: LensCoat RainCoat, Hoodman Dual Reader, Etc

Sunday is here and with it we have four new B&H daily deals running until 11:59pm ET (or earlier if sold out):

+ LensCoat RainCoat for $25 in Small and $30 in Medium size

+ Polsen SBP-10 5-Section 10′ Telescoping Aluminum Boompole for $69

+ Hoodman Steel31 Dual-Slot CF/SD Memory Card Reader for $25

+ Pelican ProGear 1810 LED Keychain Light for $7

ONA Bond Street Waxed Canvas Camera Bag for $59 (ends Sat PM)

Good until Saturday at 11:59pm ET, the B&H daily deals are as follows:

+ ONA Bond Street Waxed Canvas Camera Bag for $59 in two color options

+ Auray TMS-135 – Studio Monitor Stands (Pair) for $35

+ SE RF-X Reflection Filter for $59

+ flash deal: JBL GO 2 Portable Wireless Speaker for $20
+ no teaser for next flash deal

As usual, note that B&H doe snot accept orders between Friday PM and Saturday PM so plan your orderings accordingly [check their website for exact times]…

UPDATE: the current Adorama daily deal (changes 10am ET every day) is the new condition Dell Inspiron 15 5000 15.6″ laptop for $390 with free US shipping (AMD Ryzen 5 2500U 2.0GHz, 8GB RAM, 256GB SSD, 1920×1080, no touchscreen, DRadeon Vega 8 Graphics, VD burner, 4.9 lbs, Windows 10 Home, etc)…

Thur: Sigma 14/1.8 DG ART HSM for $1249 [C/N/E], Lumu, Tangerine, Etc

Lens Day returns at the Thursday 1/16/20 B&H daily deals good until 11:59pm ET (or earlier for anything that manages to sell out ahead of its designated daily-deal expiration time):

+ SIGMA 14mm f/1.8 DG HSM Art Lens for $1249 for Canon EF, Nikon F and Sony E

+ Bright Tangerine Misfit Atom Pola+ Matte Box for $299

+ Freehands gloves and liners, 14 options, $10 to $19

+ PElican 2740C LED Headlamp for $12

flash deals
+ LUMU Power 2 Pro Light Meter for iPhone for $349
+ next: Benro S4 video head (price before sale $110)

Wedn: LG, Bolt Macro Light, 4TB Seagate, PortaBrace, Gitzo Series 1, Pelican Storm Trak, Etc

We are slowing making the climb of Mount Hump Day with another set of B&H daily deals but the streak of “lens days” ends at two. Today’s offers, good until 11:59pm ET, are:

+ Bolt VM-160 LED Macro Ring Light for $40

+ Porta Brace HIP-3LENS Hip-Pack Lens Case (Black) for $70

+ 4TB Seagate Backup Plus USB 3.0 External Hard Drive for $80

+ LG 34BL850-W 34″ 21:9 HDR FreeSync IPS Monitor for $399
+ DisplayPort | HDMI | TB3 Inputs, 3440 x 1440 WQHD, 1000:1 Static CR, etc

flash deals
+ now: Gitzo GK1545TA Series 1 Traveler Tripod Kit for a9 and a7-Series Cameras for $450
+ later: Pelican iM2720 Storm Trak Case with Padded Dividers (price before sale $270)
+ “Storm Trak”, not “Storm Trooper” πŸ™‚

Tuesday: PNY Storage sale (SDXC, microSDXC, flash drives)

Another variant of the PNY storage sale is running at the Amazon USA Gold Box for Tuesday 1/14/20 as follows:

+ 128GB Elite Performance SDXC for $16
+ 128GB Elite-X black/green microSDXC for $16
+ 256GB PRO Elite microSDXC for $33

+ 128GB USB 3.0 flash drive for $15
+ 128GB Sync and Charge two-head for iPhone for $35
+ 256GB small USB 3.1 Gen 1 Type C for $40

+ up to three per item per customer

Meanwhile at the Best Buy dailies,they are offering the new condition 32GB Sandisk Ultra Plus microSDXC card for $10…

Tue: Kipon Ibelux and Iberit lenses (mirrorless), Etc

HoorAY, Tuesday too is a lens day at the B^H daily deals with four items one of which are Kipon Ibelux primes for mirrorless systems. You can find them all at the aforelinked daily deals page. They are:

+ Ibelux 40mm f0.85 for $1000 in your choice of M43rds or Sony E or Fuji X

+ Iberit 35mm f2.4 for $278 in Fuji X
+ the other options are not on sale

+ Iberit 50mm f2.4 for $200 in Fuji X
+ the other mounts are not on sale

+ Studio Essentials 100W LED Monolight
for $130

+ also Auray mic filter and Roland video processor

Monday: Yongnuo 14/2.8, 40/2.8, 50/1.8 II, Sachter, LG, Etc

Hooray, it’s lens day in the Monday B&H daily deals running until 11:59pm ET (or earlier if sold out):

+ Yongnuo 50mm f1.8 II for $55 in the white color scheme in Canon EF only

+ Yongnuo 40mm f2.8 for $72 in Nikon F only

+ Yongnuo 14mm f2.8 for $371 in your choice of Canon EF or Nikon F

+ Sachter Ace M System Black Edition with Tripod & Mid-Level Spreader (75mm Bowl) for $479

+ Polsen SCL-1075 Camera Mount Condenser Shotgun Microphone for $20

+ LG UU340C 55″ Class HDR 4K UHD Commercial LED TV for $699

Sunday: PowerEx Turbo Charger with PRO AA NiMH, Godox (OlyPan), Sony HandyCam, PanaVue, Etc

If it’s Sunday, it’s Meet the Camera Press ~ until someone makes that show that is. In the meantime, we have another set of B&H daily deals running until 11:59pm ET (or earlier IF sold out):

+ PowerEx MH-C980 Turbo Charger-Analyzer and Pro Rechargeable AA NiMH Batteries Kit for $70

+ RAVPOWER 5000mAh Power Bank with Built-In Lightning Cable Offline (Black) for $10
+ 5000 mAH is not a whole lot for the modern flagship phone but it’s better than being out of battery πŸ™‚

+ Sony HDR-CX440 HD Handycam with 8GB Internal Memory for $178 after in-cart coupon

+ Impact Luxbanx Medium Strip Softbox (16 x 55″) for $64

+ PanaVue 6560 Slide Viewer #1 for $20

flash deals
+ GoDoX V350O Flash for Select Olympus and Panasonic Cameras for $99 (the other options are not on sale)
+ next: GoPlug Smart Power Bank (110V) [price before sale $299]

UPDATE: the Adorama daily deal (changes at 10am ET) is the new condition CLAR Slim 10″ Round Bi-Color LED Studio Light, an Adorama exclusive, going for $100 with free US shipping…

Speaking of Adorama, they are currently running a flash sale with over 300 items participating. This is not a sale on flashes, but a flash sale, with lenses, filters, tripods, cameras, lighting gear, etc…

ONA Camps Bay, Pelican, Manfrotto, Etc (ends Sat PM)

As usual the Friday B&H daily deals last for 48 hours, so this set is set to expire on Saturday at 11:59pm ET but, as usual, they do not accept orders between Friday PM and Saturday PM:

+ ONA The Camps Bay Backpack for $200 in three color schemes

+ AuRay IPU-108 Universal Tablet Stand Adapter for $20

+ PeliCan 3rd-Generation 1910B LED Flashlight for $15 in two color schemes

+ flash deal: Manfrotto 196B-3 Articulated Arm – 3 Sections, With Bracket for $50
+ no teasers for the other flash deals