+ new condition black Samsung NX1000 w/20-50 and 8GB for $300
+ new condition black Pentax K-01 with 18-55 & 50-20 for $400
+ new condition black Pentax Q two lens kit for $430
+ refurbished red Samsung WB100 superzoom for $80
+ refurbished black Nikon Coolpix S9300 compact-zoom for $100
+ some more P&S cameras and various accessories including tripods, LED lights, EyeFis
+ shipping is a flat $5 for everything you buy from Woot during a calendar day (in the central time zone)
+ promotion ends on May 24 at 9AM CT (or earlier if sold out)
B&H Photo is offering the Bower 24mm f1.4 lens for $500 with free shipping. This is one of the many names of Samyang lenses. This is available in five SLR mounts (Canon, Nikon, Sony Minolta Alpha,
Pentax K, Four Thirds) and one mirrorless mount (Samsung NX). Samyang is a Korean company :)
UPDATE (5/22/13): The Pentax K-mount is going for $700! The other brands remain at $500. Thanks to one of our readers for the alert!
B&H Photo has a new promotion on select Pentax DSLRs, you get a free B&H Photo gift card along with the camera kit. The gift card amounts range from $50 to $100 depending on the camera. The cameras participating in this promotion are the K-30, K-5 II. There is no coupon code to enter, just add to cart, and while this promotion is around, you will receive the B&H Photo gift card automatically with your order. This is a plastic gift card, not an electronic code.
The Sigma 70-300mm f4-5.6 OS SLR lens is now going for $260 with free shipping in the following SLR mounts: Canon, Nikon, Sony, Pentax and Sigma.
This promotion expired, but the K-01 two lens kit appears to be a recurring promotion at Woot, so it may return at some point in the future (speculation only!)...
The Woot Plus camera sale headlined by the new-condition Pentax K-01 two lens kit (18-55 and 50-200) expires on Monday May 6 at 9am central. Already the white K-01 kit is sold out but the black remains available... For a refresher on the camera, check the list of completed Pentax K-01 reviews.
Woot has a Mother's Day Camera sale that includes among others:
+ black or white new-condition Pentax K-01 two lens kit (18-55, 50-200) for $400
+ refurbished Nikon Coolpix S9300 for $100
+ a couple of under $100 P&S models and also some camcorders
+ various accessories including Sunpak tripods, 8GB Eye-Fi, two LED lights, etc
+ plus $5 shipping
+ ends 5/3/13 at 9am central or earlier for items that sell out
Adorama has a new Pentax DSLRs promotion. In addition to the discounted prices, the bundles include Adorama Gift Certificates. The Gift Certificates range from $75 to $125 depending on which DSLR kit you are looking at. These are the specials for the K-5 II & IIs and these are the specials for the K-30 DSLR kits.
For a refresher on the aforementioned three DSLRs, check the list of completed K-mount camera reviews.
This daily special ended...
One of the deals of the day for Tuesday at 1SaleADay is the Rokinon 8mm f3.5 fisheye SLR lens available for $220 with free shipping in new retail condition in the following SLR mounts: Canon, Nikon, Sony Alpha, Pentax K, and Four Thirds. Ships in 7-10 days after ordering. Limit 3 per customer per order. The promotion expires on Tuesday at 11:59pm ET or earlier for any that may sell out.
This daily special ended...
The Thursday deal of the day at Tech.Woot! is the new condition Pentax K-01 with the 18-55 and 50-200mm lenses offered for $400 $420 plus $5 flat shipping. Limit three per customer at this price. The promotion ends on Friday at 1am ET or earlier if sold out... As of a 4:09pm ET recheck, the price is down from $420 to $400! If you purchased at $425, check your Woot account or credit card temporary authorizations to see if they automatically adjusted the price. If not, then you may want to contact them and see if they can price match their own price :)
As of a 4/11/13 10:31pm ET recheck, this is sold out and no longer available for purchase from Adorama...
If you already have K-lenses, and you love yellow interchangeable lens cameras, you can get the yellow Pentax K-01 body only, brand new condition, for $250 with free shipping at Adorama and for the same price plus shipping at Adorama upon Amazon...... For a refresher on the camera, check the list of completed Pentax K-01 reviews.
B&H Photo has more new arrivals, the Tamron 90mm f2.8 Di VC USD is now in-stock in your choice of Canon or Nikon SLR mount for $750 along with a 2% promotional reward. The Sony Alpha SLR version is not in-stock yet.
Also in-stock is the Tamron 70-200mm f2.8 Di VC USD in the Canon SLR mount for $1500.
Speaking of lenses at B&H Photo, the Bower 14mm f2.8 Ultra Wide lens is now down to $330 in your choice of Canon SLR, Nikon SLR, Alpha SLR, Pentax K SLR, and Olympus Four Thirds SLR, Samsung NX mirrorless. There is also a Nikon SLR version with a focus confirmation chip going for $20 more. This is a manual focus lens. Bower is one of the many lenses used to market Samyang lenses.
Pentax has launched a new prepaid VISA gift card mail-in rebate promotion. There are two promotions, one for the 645D and one for the K-5 IIs.
You can find the PDF rebate form at the Pentax 645D body page at Adorama on the right side of the page, right above the green "Add to Cart" button, it is the "view rebate" link. You will receive a $500 prepaid VISA gift card via mail-in rebate if you purchase the 645D together in the same shopping cart as the 25mm f4 645 lens and a $500 prepaid VISA gift card via mail-in rebate if you purchase the 645D together in the same shopping cart as the 90mm f2.8 645 lens. Maximum rewards $1000 if you purchase the 645D body and the two lenses together in the same shopping cart. Check the terms and conditions in the PDF file for more details.
The promotion also includes the Pentax K-5 IIs, you can find the same PDF file at the Pentax K-5 IIs body only page. You must purchase the K-5 IIs body only with one, two or three lenses from these choices: 31/1.8 Ltd, 43/1.9 Ltd, 77/1.8 Ltd. You are eligible for a $250 prepaid VISA gift card via mail-in rebate for each lens. Maximum is $750, which means you can buy one, two or all three of the participating lenses.
Please note this is a mail-in rebate promotion. You must first purchase the eligible cameras and lenses. Wait to receive them. Make sure all is well. Fill up the mail-in rebate forms before the expiration date. Include all required items. Make copies of everything you submit. Submit your rebate. After about 8 weeks, you will receive your rebate amount in the form of a prepaid VISA gift card.
The promotion is good from March 11 to 31 in 2013 for USA shoppers only.
The Pentax K-5, the original model (retroactively the K-5 I) along with the 18-55 and 50-200 DA WR lenses and a 2-year extended warranty is available for $1000 at Adorama.
The latest model, the K-5 II body only currently goes for $1100, so depending on your trade-offs, this may or may not be a good deal.
B&H Photo is offering the Bower 24mm f1.4 manual focus lens for $500 with free shipping and 2% promotional reward in your choice of Canon EF, Nikon F, Sony Alpha Minolta Magnum Dixie, Pentax K-Mount, Four Thirds DSLRs, and Samsung NX... As to what are the differences between this and the Rokinon and Samyang versions, I have no clue...
This round of lightning deals ended. Check back next Friday for another unpredictable round of Camera & Photo Lightning Deals... Expired items after the jump...
If you like APS-C SLR superzoom lenses but hate optical image stabilization, B&H Photo is offering the good old Tamron 18-200mm f3.5-6.3 Di-II XR for $200 with free shipping in the Canon EF, Nikon F, Pentax K, and Sony Minolta Dyxum Maxxum Gypsum Alpha mount. Note that this is a lens for APS-C cameras, denoted by the "Di II" designation.
B&H Photo has new discounts on a few more Sigma SLR lenses:
+ Sigma 18-200mm f3.5-6.3 II DC for $350 - available with OS for Canon, Nikon, Sigma, and without OS for Sony Alpha Minolta and Pentax K
+ Sigma 18-250mm f3.5-6.3 II DC for $400 - available with OS for Canon, Nikon, Sigma, and without OS for Sony Alpha Minolta and Pentax K
+ Sigma 30mm f1.4 DC in Canon, Nikon, Pentax, Sony Alpha Minolta and Sigma
This week during CP Plus, Sigma announced a new version of the 30mm f1.4 EX DC SLR lens. If you don't want to wait for that lens to be priced, reviewed and white-listed, the previous version is discounted at Adorama for $290 with free shipping in the Canon EF mount and Nikon F mount and Pentax K mount and Sony Minolta Alpha Dyxum mount.
I don't know if this is a price-typo or an overstock price, but you can order the yellow Pentax K-01 with 40mm XS pancake for $317~ at Amazon by Amazon itself. For the last few weeks, this has been the price for the body only. The kit with the 40mm XS typically went for $417+. The camera is temporarily out of stock, but you can place an order if you want to lock the price!
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