Nikon D750 drops to $2000 (with 24-120 for $2700)

Hot off the discounting presses, the Nikon D750 DSLR is now down to $2000 in body only at authorized Nikon dealers such as B&H Photo which also includes 2% rewards (= $40), Free Next Day Delivery, and free bag, 16GB SD and extra Watson battery.

Adorama has three options with freebies for $2000 for the D750 body only:
+ with Shure VP83 Lenshopper
+ various accessories (32GB Lexar, camera bag, plus three trinkety accessories)
+ other accessories (extra EN-EL15 battery, 32GB Lexar, camera bag)
+ all three get 2% promotional rewards as well (= $40)

Similarly discounted and freebie-accessorized is the D750 with 24-120mm kit for $2700 at B&H Photo and Adorama.

The various D750 kits are also optionally eligible for the continuing Nikon Instant Savings.

Pre-order new Blackmagic Design Micro Cinema (M43rds) cameras

Black Magic had a couple of new compact M43rds cameras to show at NAB 2015, and they are now available for pre-order at B&H Photo: the Blackmagic Design Micro Cinema Camera for $1000, and also the Blackmagic Design Micro Studio Camera 4K for $1300. They have a mid-July release estimate (2015 that is). They also have the Ursa Mini 4K and 4.6K cameras with either EF or PL mounts ranging from $3000 to $5500.

In-stock nao: the new Olympus Stylus 1s for $700

I don’t know why camera manufacturers love creating naming confusions, but they keep doing it like clockwork. Olympus now has the new Stylus 1s, not to be confused with the older Stylus 1. The 1s has a starting price of $700 and it is already in-stock and ready to ship at B&H Photo. Pre-orders are accepted at Adorama and Amazon.

eBay YMMV (A15-19): free auction-style listings (up to 500)

This is a reverse deal of sorts: if you have camera gear you want to sell to fund more gear purchases (or any other items for any other reasons), eBay is running a targeted offer by email and/or the eBay Messages. Between April 15-19 in 2015, you can post up to 500 free auction-style listings. You won’t pay the listing fee during this promotion, but obviously you still pay the other feeBay fees. You must click through to activate the promotion, it is not automatically activated. Check emails and messages to see if you qualify.

Sandisk SSD and Samsung portable SSD sale

Adorama has a couple of Solid State Disk sales. First up, they have six Sandisk options (Ultra II and Extreme Pro) with prices ranging from $95 to $420. Storage ranges from 240GB to 960GB. You also get 2% promotional rewards. Offer ends by 4/19/15 or earlier if sold out.

They also have three Samsung portable SSDs with AES encryption with prices ranging from $150 to $500 and storage ranging from 250GB to 1TB. Offer ends 5/2/15 or earlier if sold out.

Refurbished Nikon D7100 w/18-140 & WU-1a for $900

If you are interested in the Nikon D7100 but you are not interested in the previously mentioned imported camera, there’s an alternative, manufacturer refurbished. Adorama currently has the manufacturer refurbished Nikon D7100 w/18-140mm DX VR and WU-1a Wireless Mobile Adapter offered for $900 with free shipping and a 90 day manufacturer warranty.

Imported Nikon D7100 body for $700

If you are comfortable with imported (= grey market = no manufacturer warranty) cameras, the latest eBay Deals include the new condition no-manufacturer-warranty Nikon D7100 body only for $700 with free shipping with a limit of five per buyer. The seller is “photovideo4less” (99.7%). This camera goes for $1000 at authorized Nikon dealers (eg Amazon). It is up to you to decide the trade-offs in such matters.

Speaking of eBay, another one of the above-the-fold offers is the new condition 15.6″ Lenovo Thinkpad E540 laptop offered by Adorama’s eBay store for $400 (Intel i3-4000M, 4GB RAM, 500GB/7200rpm, 1366 x 768, HD 4600, Windows 7 Pro, limit 5).