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03-28-2008, 04:47 PM   #1
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Best Price for the K20D?

I thought I saw a survey here of the price people paid for the K20D. I swear I saw that people were paying way lower than the standard $1299 that it seems like all the legit places I know of are selling the K20D for. Anyone know of legit places selling the K20D less than the $1299? Got the bug to get one and that bug will not leave me alone....I swatted it a couple times but seeing that the noise at higher ISO is a non-issue is sure making me get sweaty palms and wide eyed stare of gotta have one... where is my credit card.....please someone help....either discourage me from upgrading and tell me the K10D nosie is figment of my imagination and K20D is no better...not worth upgrading...or help me find a better price so I do not feel so guilty after I hit the pay button

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If I was going to buy one today, I'd get it from Amazon.com for $1,146.93, then register at refundplease.com to get refunds for any price drops over the next 30 days. Since I don't have any immediate need, I'll probably wait another month or so.
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there is a thread about $1139 at Amazon. I paid $1229 a few weeks back at my local shop (Bel Air Camera).
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QuoteOriginally posted by walter Quote
If I was going to buy one today, I'd get it from Amazon.com for $1,146.93, then register at refundplease.com to get refunds for any price drops over the next 30 days. Since I don't have any immediate need, I'll probably wait another month or so.
good advise I'll check it out.....

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Amazon

Amazon has an interesting quirk... it adjusts prices constantly on an item depending on its popularity and demand and even by the number of web hits. One day, you'll see the K20D on sale for $1,119, and the next day $1,146. You just have to watch Amazon every day and see what price they will have for that day. They constantly go up and down. You just never know with them.

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go to this link in the forum. when i went the price was $1117 so its been ordered:

Willoughby's Established 1898 @ Amazon.com: k20d

https://www.pentaxforums.com/forums/pentax-dslr-discussion/23613-k20d-amazon-1-139-00-a.html
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Is the Pentax warranty still valid if purchased from Amazon , or the other resellers there ?
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buying thru willoughbys via amazon is not a problem since the receipt comes from willoughbys and they are an authorized pentax dealer

http://www.willoughbys.com/shop/SearchResults.aspx?kwd=Pentax

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Close to pushing the button...good price but where does it say it has a USA warrenty not grey market?
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Now $1088 at Willoughby's.

Whadaya say... May 1st... 999.00?... or lower. Lower.

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Just got my K10d, so I'll have to wait 'til '09 when it's at $829!
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I bought one last Sunday and it arrived yesterday evening. Sweet Camera. I personally like the live view... My first picture just playing and manual focusing in live view at ISO 400 /2.8/ 1/40 sec. 2 meg HQ Jpeg - only tweak the brightness a hair. I will post my comments later once I really get to play this weekend. I did go to the site refundplease.com. Again good advise Walter. Thanks ..Charlie

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I just ordered one this morning from amazon for $1122 free shipping and no tax. Amazon has a policy that if they adjust the price within 30 days of your purchase you can contact them and they will refund you the difference (this only works if you buy from amazon, not one of their vendors) it isn't automatic, but it is certainly doable. So once you order it just watch the price over the next month, and when it drops let them know and you get some money back.

Also, amazon's return policy is very good. They pay all shipping etc... I learned this during my 3 attempts at a good DA* 16-50 they are very good about returns.
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QuoteOriginally posted by craig1024 Quote
Just got my K10d, so I'll have to wait 'til '09 when it's at $829!
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I'm with ya there but by 2009, everyone will be asking for the best price for a k30 0r k40 and will we wait til 2010 for that?...ahhhh Pentax addiction, there is no cure

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Now $1088 at Willoughby's.

Whadaya say... May 1st... 999.00?... or lower. Lower.

Stephen
Upped price another 17 dollars to $1105.
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