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10-02-2016, 01:18 PM   #1
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K-1 price hike

Adorama and B&H have raised the K-1 price to $1946.95. Still at original $1796 on Amazon, but that is unlikely to last much longer.



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Even at $1946.95, the K1 is a raging bargain for what you get!!!!
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Tough news for the potential buyer, but perhaps a good sign that demand is high, and that the camera is selling. I'm glad I purchased mine early.

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Lets thank Ricoh, that they keep prices down low and increase them so modestly.


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Camera's are getting expensive.
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QuoteOriginally posted by RonHendriks1966 Quote
Camera's are getting expensive.
... and we in Europe are paying even more.
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Well in North America at least the Black Friday sales are coming so maybe they are just hiking prices to cover the sale?

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Great, I'll wait for another 2 years when K1 is outdated and buy it from someone in this forum... I mean the K3 is still a mean machine (at least to me)!
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maybe they are just raising the price now so they can put it back down to the $1800 price for black friday and make it look like a deal
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K1 in Australia is roughly $2800
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Marketing strategy, jack up the price, leave some room for discount over holidays and blackfriday, still get the same marginal interest, fool people buy thinking they save $$$$$.
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Wow.. K-3 II at $996 USD now too. Up from ~849 yesterday. That's too bad. I was hoping for a sub 750 USD price by BF to buy but if it isn't going to happen I'll just stick with my paid-for K-5 II. (and wait for the K-3 II successor which should be roughly the same price brand new as this older body by then)

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Well that stinks! I was hoping to pick one up in a few months. I hope the price comes back down.
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