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01-16-2013, 03:54 PM   #1
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Why the wild price swings?

After checking out the Q for quite awhile and watching the crazy price swings, I decided to jump before these low prices finally disappear. I was hoping to get the Q with the 01 Prime, but I got tired of being Q-less, so I jumped on a deal with the Q/02 . I have only had it since last Friday, and haven't used it a lot. I think I can live with the 02 for now and play with adapted lenses to get started. I really would like the 01, and the Fisheye at some point. Thanks everyone for your advise so far...

What I don't understand about this camera system is the wild and crazy price swings, what gives?? Just today I checked Amazon for the 01 prime. Here's what I found: Pentax-01 Standard Prime for Pentax Q Mount: Camera & Photo

And... I can't wait to jump on this super Pentax Q Digital Camera Dual Lens Kit with Pentax 8.5mm Q Mount Lens & Pentax 5-15 mm f/2.8-4.5 Q-Mount Zoom Lens (White): Camera & Photo

or maybe this one: Pentax Q 12.4 MP CMOS Sensor Kit with 8.5mm 1.9 AL [IF] Prime Lens (White): Camera & Photo


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Some third party sellers on Amazon don't have a clue is what I think.
01-16-2013, 06:17 PM   #3
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It's not wild price swings, its called variation in the free market. Bob's right too, some 3rd party sellers have less than no clue. It has consistently been offered between $199 and $249 by Groupon, ShopNBC, Target and others. It's been pretty stable at that price range for around 3 months or so.

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