Canon 7D II with 18-135 and Pixma PRO 100 and SG-201 paper for $1850 after $350 MIR (prepaid AMEX GC)

The Canon 7D II with the 18-135mm kit goes for $1850 at authorized dealers. If you are not afraid of mail-in rebates and prepaid AMEX gift cards, Adorama is offering the 7D II with 18-135mm and Pixma PRO 100 and Paper bundle for $1850 after a $350 mail-in rebate
(MIR; prepaid AMEX gift card). So the MIR makes the printer and the photo paper (the usual sidekick, 50pk SG-201 13×19 inch semi-gloss) FREE after rebate.

This too surfaced while price-checking for our in-progress November 2017 Price Chart Series.

Slik Lite CF-522 Carbon Fiber Tripod for $100 after $100 MIR (prepaid GC)

The Slik Lite CF-522 Carbon Fiber Tripod was on sale last week for $150 at Adorama. The bad news is that the price has now increased to $200. The good news is that this tripod has a $100 mail-in rebate on it, making it $100 after the $100 mail-in rebate.

The PDF link of the rebate form can be found at the product page. Per the PDF file, it runs for the whole month of November 2017, and it is maximum two per household for this promotional period. The $100 will be a prepaid VISA or Mastercard gift card.

The link to the PDF file is really small, here’s a screenshot highlighting it:

This is a five leg carbon fiber tripod. Per the PDF, the rebate only works for this specific model, and this rebate form is specific to Adorama, not other retailers.

FREE Canon PIXMA PRO 100 printer and photo paper with purchase of select Canon DSLRs, G-series, M6 mirrorless [after mail-in rebate]

If you are not afraid of mail-in rebates and prepaid American Express gift cards, Adorama has a new promotion for you! Select Canon camera bundles include the Canon Pixma PRO 100 printer and 50pk photo paper. After you receive them and file the mail-in rebate per directions, a few weeks later you will receive a $350 prepaid AMEX gift card by mail. This will counter the price of the printer/paper, thus making them free after mail-in rebate.

Eligible cameras for this promotion are the M6 mirrorless, a couple of G-series RAWsumers, various D-Rebel kits (T6, T6i, T6, T5i), various APS-C DSLR kits (80D, 7D II), and various 35mm full frame DSLR kits (5DS, 6D II, 6D, 5D IV).

For more Adorama action, check their Pre-Holiday Sales which include clearance items among the 3600+ options listed there. Obviously I can’t quickly “digest” these as I have yet to be absorbed by IBM’s Watson πŸ™‚

(ENDED) Canon PIXMA PRO-100 Printer for $59 with Promo Code after $250 MIR (prepaid AMEX gift card)

This offer expired…

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(ENDED) Canon Pixma PRO 100 with 50pk 13×19″ Paper for $59 after $250 MIR

This offer expired…

If you are not afraid of mail-in rebates, Adorama has a limited time offer on the Canon Pixma PRO 100 printer with its trusty sidekick the 50pk of 13×19″ photo paper. When you add the printer to the shopping cart, the price drops to $309. That’s what you pay. Once you receive the printer and all is well, then you file the mail-in rebate, and a few weeks later, you receive a $250 prepaid AMEX gift card, making a $59 after rebate promotion.

Epson SureColor P800 Inkjet Printer for $895 (after $300 MIR); or Refurbished for $830 w/1-YR warranty

You have choices! Including the Epson SureColor P800 Inkjet Printer. In new condition, you can get it for $895 after a $300 mail-in rebate at B&H Photo. You pay full price ($1195), receive the item, make sure all is well, follow the PDF instructions, and submit the mail-in rebate before the deadline. A few weeks later you will receive your $300 check. There is a link to the PDF with the instructions, terms and conditions.

If you don’t want to deal with the mail-in rebate, or you have already filed for an Epson mail-in rebate and you wouldn’t be eligible for another one, there’s another option, without any mail-in rebates. You can buy the printer in manufacturer refurbished condition for $830 with free shipping and a 1-Year Epson warranty from Adorama. This is a refurbished by Epson model. You also receive a FREE 25pk of 11×17″ InkPress Pro Fiber Satin Photo Paper to kick the printers tires [actual tires NOT included]. This is included automatically by Adorama while this promotion is running. The photo paper goes for $46~ on its own.

Canon G9 X with PIXMA PRO 100 and Paper for $400 after $350 MIR (prepaid AMEX GC)

The Canon G9 X compact with RAW (previous generation model – see Fixed Lens Camera Price Chart for a refresher on Canon’s G models) goes for $400 in new condition at authorized dealers, while the G9 X II goes for $450.

If you prefer the G9 X (first generation), AND you want the Canon PIXMA PRO 100 printer, AND you don’t object to doing mailing rebates and spending AMEX gift cards AND you still want to end up paying $400 out of pocket, then …

… to B&H Photo we go where they bundle the black Canon G9 X (first generation) with the PIXMA PRO 100 printer and its trusty sidekick (50pk 13×19″ photo paper). You pay $749 at checkout, receive the order, make sure all is well, file the mail-in rebates following instructions and deadlines, and a few weeks later, you receive a $350 prepaid American Express gift card by mail, thus making it a very long sentence, and more importantly, a $400 after $350 MIR promotion.

On the other hand, if you prefer the G9 X II with the PIXMA PRO 100 and paper promotion, you end up paying around $30 more [than the price of the G9X II alone] after rebate. In either black or brown, the G9 X II bundle is $479 after a $350 prepaid AMEX GC rebate.

This round of PIXMA mail-in rebates expires 9/30/17. The prices of the cameras themselves and the bundle can change independently of the mail-in rebate amount which is fixed for the duration of this promotion.

PS: I have a feeling I could have written this post with fewer words but an attempt to optimize it typically results in 2-3 additional paragraphs πŸ™‚

Canon PIXMA Mail-In Rebates Continue until 9/30/17

The Canon mail-in rebates (prepaid AMEX gift cards) has a new period picking up from the one that expired on 8/31/17. The new promotional period is September 1-30 in 2017. Eligible items have this updated on their product pages.

For example, these are the Canon G7X II combo purchase listings at B&H Photo. As you can see, the mail-in rebate expiration is 9/30/17. However, combo price discount on them expires 9/2/17: Examples of G7 X II: silver color scheme or the black color scheme.

Canon G9 X Mark II with Pixma PRO 100 and Paper for $479 after $350 MIR [exp 9/2/17]

If you are a fan of the Canon Pixma AMEX mail-in rebate promotions, good until 9/2/17 8/31/17, you can get the new condition Canon G9 X Mark II bundled with the PIXMA PRO 100 printer and its trusty sidekick the SG-201 photo paper (50pk 13×19″) for $479 with free shipping after a $350 prepaid AMEX gift card via mail-in rebate at B&H Photo in the silver color scheme or the black color scheme.

Canon G7 X Mark II with Pixma PRO 100 and Paper for $709 after $350 MIR [exp 9/2/17]

If you are a fan of the Canon Pixma AMEX mail-in rebate promotions, good until 9/2/17 8/31/17, you can get the new condition Canon G7 X Mark II bundled with the PIXMA PRO 100 printer and its trusty sidekick the SG-201 photo paper (50pk 13×19″) for $709 with free shipping after a $350 prepaid AMEX gift card via mail-in rebate at B&H Photo.

Canon D-Rebel T5i w/18-55 and Pixma PRO 100 and Paper for $599 after $350 MIR (prepaid AMEX GC)

Can you be a Rebel without a Cause? Can you be a Rebel without a Canon? Existential questions to ponder in our spare time, but in the meantime, B&H Photo has a Canon D-Rebel T5i bundle going for $599 after a $350 MIR (mail-in rebate) as a prepaid AMEX gift card.

You pay $949 at checkout, and you receive the Canon D-Rebel T5i with EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM, along with the Canon Pixma PRO 100 printer [which is on a MIR promotion on its own if you don’t want/need the D-Rebel T5i kit], and its trusty sidekick, the 50pk Canon SG-201 13×19″ photo paper.

Once you receive the order and all is well, and following the deadlines and instructions, you submit the mail-in rebate, and a few weeks later, a juicy $350 prepaid American Express gift card arrives in the mail. Thus making this offer $599 after a $350 MIR.

This promotion expires 8/8/17 at 11:59pm ET (or earlier if sold out).

Canon PIXMA PRO-100 Printer and 50pk SG-201 paper for $80 after $250 MIR (prepaid AMEX GC)

If you are not afraid of mail-in rebates and prepaid gift cards, and you are believer that “printing is fundamental” in photography, B&H Photo is offering the new condition Canon PIXMA PRO-100 Printer for $80 after a $250 mail-in rebate (prepaid AMEX gift card). The price on the website drops from $380 to $330 when you add it to the shopping cart.

As usual, this is bundled with its trusty sidekick, a 50-pack of Canon SG-201 13×19 inch photo paper, a good way to put the new printer to work when it arrives πŸ™‚ The mail-in offer expires 8/31/17. The price of the printer can change independently of the mail-in rebate expiration.

Tokina 100mm f2.8 AT-X M100 AF Pro D Macro for $325 AR (Canon) and $350 AR (Nikon)

Macro time! The new condition Tokina 100mm f2.8 AT-X M100 AF Pro D Macro can be yours for $325 after a $30 mail-in rebate (MIR) in the Canon mount and $350 after a $30 MIR in the Nikon mount at B&H Photo with free expedited shipping.

Buy Leica M or M-P Camera AND Qualifying Lens, Get $1750 to $2000 via Mail-In Rebate

Matching the Leica camera and lens prices are the mail-in rebate amounts too! Good until 7/31/17, if you purchase an eligible Leica M or M-P camera AND one of the eligible qualifying lenses, you will receive a $1750 or $2000 via a mail-in rebate. Find details via the PDF file on the Leica M-P page and Leica M page at B&H Photo.

The Leica lenses eligible for the $1750 mail-in rebate are:

The Leica lenses eligible for the $2000 mail-in rebate are:

Canon 5D Mark IV Body with Pixma PRO 100 printer and Paper for $3328 after $350 MIR

As you can see in the Full Frame Price Charts of July 2017, the Canon 5D Mark IV body only goes for $3300 at authorized dealers, which are allowed to include free accessories with it (eg Adorama).

Or if you are comfortable with mail-in rebates, prepaid AMEX gift cards, and want the Canon PIXMA PRO 100 printer with its 50pk of 13×19″ photo paper sidekick, then off to B&H Photo we go where this combo goes for $3329 with free shipping after a $350 mail-in rebate (prepaid AMEX gift card). Offer ends 7/31/17.

Epson SureColor P600 Inkjet Printer for $610 after $150 MIR

Canon is not the only one with photo printers and mail-in rebate technology πŸ™‚ The Epson SureColor P600 Inkjet Printer is going for $610 after a $150 mail-in rebate at B&H Photo and Adorama. There is also a separate $50 trade-in mail-in rebate. I do not know if they are stackable.

Canon imagePROGRAF PRO-1000 with Free Paper for $999 after $300 MIR

Beyond the Pixma PRO level, the Canon imagePROGRAF PRO-1000 printer is bundled with a 25-pack of Canon SG-201 17×22-inch photo paper, together going for $999 with free shipping after a $300 mail-in rebate (prepaid AMEX gift card) at Adorama and B&H Photo.

Canon G5X with Pixma PRO 100 and SG-201 for $650 after $350 MIR

The Canon G5X goes for $730 in new condition at authorized dealers (another one of the deals surfacing because of the Price Charts price-checking), but if you want to get it for less and you are not afraid of mail-in rebates and prepaid gift cards then…

… then to B&H Photo we go, where you can get the G5 X camera, along with the Pixma PRO 100 printer, and its SG-201 trusty sidekick paper (13×19″) for $650 after a $350 mail-in rebate (prepaid AMEX gift cards).

Canon currently has an elaborate G-series line-up, with all the odd numbers up to 10 included. All except for the G1X use 1-inch sensors. The G1X is a 1.5″. A total of six active models are currently available (because the G9X has two generations available).

PRO TIP on mail-in rebates: if the mere mention of a mail-in rebate has you changing colors and dropping your last meal on the floor, you may want to avoid them! You can get some really good deals, but if you really hate the idea of doing and dealing with mail-in rebate issues, you may want to prioritize your ease of mind over the deal πŸ™‚

Canon G9X with Pixma PRO 100 and SG-201 for $400 after $350 MIR

The Canon G9X (first generation) goes for $400 on its own, but if you are not a afraid of mail-in rebates and prepaid AMEX gift cards, and you need the Pixma PRO 100 printer and its trusty side-kick the SG-201 13×19″ photo paper, you can get them all together for $400 after a $350 mail-in rebate (prepaid AMEX gift card) at B&H Photo.

Manfrotto MT055CXPRO4 Carbon Fiber Tripod for $339 after $100 MIR

If you are comfortable with mail-in rebates, the Manfrotto MT055CXPRO4 Carbon Fiber Tripod can be yours for $339 after a $100 mail-in rebate at B&H Photo with free expedited shipping. The mail-in rebate promotion expires 7/31/17… For more action, check the B&H Featured Sales

Epson SureColor P400 Wide Format Printer for $479 after $100 MIR

The Epson SureColor P400 Wide Format Printer can be yours for $479 after a $100 mail-in rebate (check in the mail) at B&H Photo and Adorama (it is the second rebate from the two shown over there). You have to do the “add to cart” song-and-dance to see the sale price.

Epson SureColor P600 Wide Format Inkjet Photo Printer for $610 after $150 MIR

The Epson SureColor P600 Wide Format Inkjet Photo Printer can be yours for $610 after a $150 mail-in rebate (check by the mail) at B&H Photo and Adorama. You have to do the “add to cart” song-and-dance to see the sale price.

Canon PIXMA PRO-100 Printer with 50pk SG-201 for $80 after coupon and $250 MIR

Printer time! If you want the Canon PIXMA PRO-100 printer but don’t want it bundled with a Canon DSLR kit, B&H Photo has good news for you. As part of their OPTIC 2017 festivities they are offering the Canon PIXMA PRO-100 Printer bundled with its trusty sidekick SG-201 (50pk of 13×19″ Canon photo paper) for $80 after coupon code BHOPTICS17 and a $250 mail-in rebate (prepaid AMEX Gift Card). The coupon drops the price from $130AR to $80AR. This is a limited time offer.

Canon 70D body with PIXMA PRO 100 and Extras for $950 after $350 MIR

The Canon 70D body only is bundled with the PIXMA PRO 100 printer, its trusty sidekick (50pk SG-201 13×19″ Canon photo paper) and a Watson battery and Ruggard shoulder bag and 16GB Sandisk SDHC for $950 after a $350 prepaid American Express gift card at B&H Photo.

Canon PIXMA PRO-100 for $130 after $250 MIR (prepaid AMEX GC)

If you are comfortable with mail-in rebates and prepaid American Express gift cards, you can get the Canon PIXMA PRO-100 for $130 after a $250 prepaid AMEX Gift Card (via mail-in rebate) at Adorama and B&H Photo. Both retailers include Pixma PRO 100’s trusty sidekick for free, the 50pk of Canon SG-201 13×19 inch photo paper.

New Tamron Mail-In Rebates on 45/1.8, 24-70/2.8 VC USD [C/N/A]

There’s no doubt Tamron (affectionately called “Tammy” by some) would be Tammy Wynette’s favorite lens manufacturer. which brings us to a new round of mail-in rebates and instant discounts on select lenses, organized by B&H Photo. The lenses are:

+ 45/1.8 Di VC for $499 after $100 MIR
+ 24-70/2.8 Di VC USD for $1100 after $200 MIR
+ 18-200/3.5-6.3 Di II VC for $200
+ they are available in Canon, Nikon and Sony Alpha SLR systems
+ they also get 4% promotional rewards

This is blog-certified to be Tamron, not Tokina. I am posting this because I often mistype the two πŸ™‚

Canon D-Rebel T6 w/18-55 and 75-300 and PIXMA PRO 100 printer and 50pk 13×19″ paper for $350 after $350 MIR (AMEX GC)

To the eBay Deals we go, where friends of mail-in rebates and prepaid American Express gift cards can get the new condition Canon D-Rebel T6 bundle with the 18-55 and 75-300 lenses, along with the PIXMA PRO 100 printer and 50pk 13×19″ sidekick photo paper for $350 after a $350 mail-in rebate (prepaid AMEX gift card). BuyDig is the seller, authorize Canon dealers.

Buy 2+ Different Canon Lenses, Get Bonus via AMEX MIR GC

If you need to buy Canon EF and/or EF-S Lenses, Canon has launched a big Buy MORE, Get MORE Lenses. You have to buy two (or more) different lenses to qualify for this offer. For example, getting a 50mm f1.4 and a 85mm f1.8 qualifies, but getting two 50mm f1.4 does NOT.

When you do that, you have to submit the mail-in rebate to Canon [PDF file], and a few weeks later, if all is well, you will receive a prepaid American Express Gift Card. I am not sure exactly how the Bonus amounts are calculated, they give a couple of examples but no formula. Promotion ends 4/29/17.

For more special offers, check the long and winding Canon USA Special Offers page.

$30 mail-in rebate on five Apple Care plans ($50 to $220 after MIR)

Adorama has a new $30 mail-in rebate (MIR) promotion on the purchase of Apple Care plans. Details on the MIR promotion in the PDF file. The prices AFTER the $30 MIR are:

+ AppleCare 3 Year Extended Protection Plan for Mac Mini for $50

+ AppleCare 3 Year Extended Protection Plan for iMac for $94

+ AppleCare 3 Year Extended Protection Plan for Mac Pro for $149

+ AppleCare 3 Year Extended Protection Plan for MacBook /MacBook Air /13″ MacBook Pro for $149

+ AppleCare 3 Year Extended Protection Plan for 15″ / 17″ MacBook Pro for $219

(ENDED) Sunday: Tamron 18-270mm f3.5-6.3 Di-II PZD (Sony A-mount) for $153 after coupon (or $103 after $50 MIR)

UPDATE: The coupon expired, the price is back to $180 or $130 after the $50 mail-in rebate….

More action in the Camera and Photo Clearance sale, the the new condition Tamron 18-270mm f3.5-6.3 Di-II PZD for Sony A-mount (the Sony version of this lens is not VC) is on sale for $180 plus shipping. Shipping is under $10 for most zipcodes. The lens also has a $50 mail-in rebate from Tamron, which can make it $130 after the $50 MIR.

But wait, there’s more! The lens is eligible for the Sunday-only 15% off Monoprice order coupon FORWARD15 which brings the pre-rebate price down to $153 after coupon. If you submit the mail-in rebate, it will become $103 after mail-in rebate.

These are the last Tamron lenses Monoprice carries, it looks like a clearance sale to get rid of available inventory.

(SOLD OUT) Tamron 18-270mm f3.5-6.3 Di-II PZD (Sony A-mount) for $180 (or $130 after $50 MIR) [updated]

AS of a 3/17/17 recheck, this lens too is sold out and can no longer be ordered from their website…

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Canon 7D II Body + Pixma PRO 100 printer + 50pk SG-201 paper for $1519 after $350 MIR

And now a Canon DSLR + PIXMA + AMEX MIR bundle. At B&H Photo, they have a Canon 7D Mark II body only and Pixma PRO 100 printer and SG-201 (50pk 13×19″ photo paper) bundle going for $1519 after a $350 mail-in rebate (prepaid AMEX gift card).

Tamron SP 24-70mm f/2.8 DI VC USD + 82mm Hoya + 4% Rewards for $1200 after $100 MIR (C/N)

There are many more options in f2.8 zooms these days, especially for Canon and Nikon. One of them is the Tamron SP 24-70mm f/2.8 DI VC USD bundled with an 82mm Hoya UV Haze NXT HMC Filter and 4% promotional rewards, going for $1200 after a $100 mail-in rebate at B&H Photo in the Canon and Nikon systems. VC = optically stabilized in Tamron-speak.

Canon Pixma PRO 100 Printer with 50pk paper for $80 after coupon and $300 MIR (prepaid AMEX GC)

If you want the Canon Pixma PRO 100 printer but don’t need a DSLR bundle, B&H Photo is running a WPPI 2017 promotion on the printer on its own, bundled with its trusty sidekick (50pk SG-201 13×19″ photo paper). You must enter coupon code BHWPPI17 at checkout for this offer. You pay $380 at checkout, receive the order, make sure all is well, submit the mail-in rebate following instructions and deadlines, and if all is well, after a few weeks, you receive a $300 prepaid American Express gift card, making it an $80 after $300 MIR promotion. Offer ends 2/12/17.

For more action, check the on-going WPPI 2017 Specials at B&H.

Canon 5D Mark III Body with PIXMA PRO 100 for $2549 after $350 MIR (prepaid AMEX GC)

Bundle time again! B&H Photo is bundling the PIXMA PRO 100 printer with the Canon 5D Mark III Body Only. You pay $2899 at checkout. After you receive the items and all is well, you submit the mail-in rebate form. If all is well, a few weeks later, you receive a $350 prepaid American Express gift card by mail, making it a $2549 after $350 MIR promotion.

Atomos Ninja Flame 4K + 480GB Sandisk SSD + iKan Mount for $1095 after $200 MIR (prepaid gift card)

Bundle time that involves a mail-in rebate as well! At Adorama, you pay $1295 at checkout with free shipping. For that, you receive the Atomos Ninja Flame 4K HDMI 7″ Recording Monitor AND SanDisk Extreme PRO 480GB Solid State Drive (SSD) AND iKan Ultra-Heavy Duty Camera Shoe Mount AND cleaning kit trinkets. Once you receive your order and all is well, you can submit a mail-in rebate (PDF file) and receive a $200 prepaid VISA gift card by mail, making it a $1095 after mail-in rebate offer.

For more action, check their New Years Sales and also their CES 2017 specials

(ENDED) Tuesday: Manfrotto MVH502A Fluid Head and MVT502AM Tripod for $280 after $40 MIR {also Dracast and Corel}

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Tokina 11-20mm f2.8 Pro DX (Canon) + $20 Reward for $460 after $40 MIR

I just updated the Holiday Deals Situation Room, and there’s another discount at Adorama on the Canon version of the Tokina 11-20mm f2.8 Pro DX for $460 after a $40 mail-in rebate. You also receive $20 in promotional rewards to be spent in future purchases at Adorama. The Nikon version goes for more.

PS: this is certified to be Tokina, not Tamron πŸ™‚

Canon 70D w/18-55 & Pixma PRO 100 & Extras for $1050 after $350 MIR (prepaid AMEX GC)

The first of of the three Canon-Pixma-AMEX promotions is the Canon 70D with the 18-55mm IS STM lens along with the Pixma PRO 100 printer, and its trusty sidekick (SG-201 50pk 13×19″ photo paper), and a DSLR holster bag, and a 16GB Sandisk SDHC card for $1049 after a $350 mail-in rebate (prepaid American Express gift card) at B&H Photo. Offer ends 12/17/16 at 11:59pm ET.

Canon D-Rebel T6i w/18-135 & Pixma PRO 100 & Extras for $950 after $350 MIR (prepaid AMEX GC)

The second of the offers is the Canon D-Rebel T6i with the 18-135mm IS STM lens along with the Pixma PRO 100 printer, and its trusty sidekick (SG-201 50pk 13×19″ photo paper), and a DSLR holster bag, and a 32GB Sandisk SDHC card for $949 after a $350 mail-in rebate (prepaid American Express gift card) at B&H Photo. Offer ends 12/17/16 at 11:59pm ET.

Canon D-Rebel T5i w/18-135 & Pixma PRO 100 & Extras for $850 after $350 MIR (prepaid AMEX GC)

The third of the three Canon-Pixma-AMEX promotions is the Canon D-Rebel T5i with the 18-135mm IS STM lens along with the Pixma PRO 100 printer, and its trusty sidekick (SG-201 50pk 13×19″ photo paper), and a DSLR holster bag, and a 16GB Sandisk SDHC card for $849 after a $350 mail-in rebate (prepaid American Express gift card) at B&H Photo. Offer ends 12/17/16 at 11:59pm ET.

Tokina 11-20 f2.8 Pro DX for $481 after $40 MIR (C)

The Canon version of the Tokina ATX 11-20mm F/2.8 Pro DX is currently going for $481 with free shipping after a $40 mail-in rebate at Adorama. The Nikon version goes for $41 more… For more action, check the latest Adorama Specials

Canon 5D Mark III Body w/Pixma PRO 100 printer and Tascam Shotgun Mic and $100 Rewards and SG-201 Paper for $2150 after $350 MIR

Back to the Canon-Pixma-AMEX trio, Adorama is offering the Canon 5D Mark III body only along with the Pixma PRO 100 printer and 50pk SG-201 13×19″ paper and a Tascam DR-10SG Camera-Mountable Audio Recorder with Shotgun Microphone and $100 promotional rewards (to be used in future purchases) for $3150 after a $350 mail-in rebate (prepaid American Express gift card).

Canon 80D w/18-135 IS STM and Pixma PRO 100 and SG-201 paper and Bag for $1049 after $350 MIR (prepaid AMEX GC)

And now back to the Canon DSLR + Pixma printer + AMEX MIRs. This promotion is centered around the Canon 80D with 18-135mm IS STM kit at Adorama. You get the aforementioned, along with the PIXMA PRO 100 printer and its trusty sidekick (50pk 13×19″ SG-201 photo paper) and a Canon shoulder bag (printer does not fit inside). You pay $1399 at checkout. You receive the order, make sure all is working to your satisfaction, and then submit the mail-in rebate following the instructions and deadlines. If all is well, a few weeks later you will receive a $350 prepaid American Express gift card by mail, making this a $1049 after $350 MIR promotion. Rebate details in the PDF file. Offer expires 12/11/16.

Canon imagePROGRAF PRO-4000 for $4000 after $800 MIR plus Extra Set of Inks sent by Canon via MIR

At the other of the printer price spectrum, the Canon imagePROGRAF PRO-4000 is available for $4000 after a $800 mail-in rebate at Adorama. The mail-in rebate promotion expires 12/15/16… Running in parallel there is a promotion from Canon, if you submit the mail-in rebate forms as instructed, Canon will send you an extra set of 160 mL ink tanks (a total of 12 different colors). The free ink promotion expires 12/31/16… Given the value of the rebates, make sure you have copies of everything and follow the rules and deadlines to the letter of the rebate law… The forms for both are available at PDF over there, click on the “Mail-in Rebate” link below the price under “Ways to Save”…

New Tamron Mail-In Rebates (December 4-31)

Tamron (actual Tamron, not Tokina) has launched a new round of lens mail-in rebates running between December 4-31 in 2016. A total of 23 options are available, along with the PDF file with rebate details, nicely organized at B&H Photo.

Tokina 100mm f2.8 (Nikon) for $340 after $20 MIR [CORRECTED]

In-progress now is updating the Holiday Shopping Situation Room. I am removing both expired offers and also offers that lingered there since Cyber Monday. The idea is now that the Black-Cyber week is over, to make this more lightweight and robust.

That updating brought a new discount with it, in addition to the previously mentioned Canon D-Rebel drops, the Nikon mount version of the Tokina Tamron 100mm f2.8 (Nikon) is down to $340 after $20 MIR (mail-in rebate) at Adorama. It was $350 AR before. It also gets 4% promotional rewards, which dropped $0.40 since the price drop, now around $14.40~ to be used in future Adorama purchases.

BLANKET CORRECTION: this is a Tokina lens, not a Tamron lens. Who knows how many other times I wrote this as Tamron πŸ™‚ Thanks to Mike for pointing it out in the comments! I always get Tamron and Tokina confused πŸ™‚ Of all the names, they both picked six-character T-names with the only difference being two characters in each (“mr” vs “ki”).

Canon D-Rebel T5i Two-Lens Kits with Pixma PRO 100 and Extras for $430 (18-55, 75-300) or $530 (18-135, 75-300) after $350 MIR (prepaid AMEX GC)

The Canon 18-135mm is more versatile as a beginner lens than the 18-55mm and in this case the versatility costs $100 more, which for many, it may be well worth the 20 extra PSLs πŸ™‚ But as always, we blog, you decide!

Adorama is having another round of Canon Pixma AMEX mail-in rebate bundles, good until Sunday night (or earlier if sold out, or later if extended).

The bundles center on the Canon D-Rebel T5i with two lenses, the Pixma PRO 100 printer, its 50pk 13×19″ photo paper sidekick, and a Canon shoulder bag. Both options get the 75-300mm f4-5.6 III non-USM lens. The difference between the two kits is that one comes with the 18-55mm IS STM lens, while the other kit for $100 more gets the 18-135mm IS STM lens.

Good lord this is a long winded post, so here are the links before I continue for another ten paragraphs:

+ D-Rebel T5i w/18-55 & 75-300 & Pixma PRO 100 printer + 50pk 13×19″ + Bag for $430 after $350 mail-in rebate (prepaid AMEX gift card)

+ D-Rebel T5i w/18-135 & 75-300 & Pixma PRO 100 printer + 50pk 13×19″ + Bag for $530 after $350 mail-in rebate (prepaid AMEX gift card)

Details on the rebate promotion in the PDF file.

Tokina 100mm f2.8 (Nikon) with $15 rewards for $350 after $20 MIR [CORRECTED]

Not a big discount but a discount it is, the Nikon version of the Tokina 100mm f2.8 AT-X PRO D lens is available for $350 after a $20 mail-in rebate (MIR) at Adorama. You also receive $15~ in promotional rewards to be used in future purchases at Adorama. The mail-in rebates expire 12/31/16.

One of the benefits of Canon/Nikon SLR systems is the abundance of 3rd-party lens options, from the perspective of photographers of other systems lamenting the lack of choices. On the other hand, it makes picking lenses easier πŸ™‚

UPDATE: this is a Tokina lens, not a Tamron. It is now corrected! Thanks to Mike for pointing it out in the comments of another post. My Tamron/Tokina confusion is eternal πŸ™‚

(ENDED) Canon D-Rebel T6i w/18-55 & Pixma PRO 100 & Paper for $500 after $350 MIR (prepaid AMEX GC)

This eBay offer expired too…

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