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01-10-2009, 07:50 AM   #1
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Best recent prices on K20d or 20d kits?

Sorry If this is a repeat questions I'm new here!
I'm looking to buy a K20d what/where are the best prices out there from legit dealers
Anyone buy refurbs with good luck?
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01-10-2009, 09:13 AM   #2
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Jeff, I just yesterday purchased mine from Beach Camera, which came with an 4GB card, carrying case, and the kicker for me - an 2yr extention on the original warranty. Beach Camera is also an authorized dealer of Pentax.

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i got my body from Amazon for 715 shipped for the K20D
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Also got mine from Beach - ordered it Dec 31st late at night, arrived here Tuesday, 4 business days later.

No legitimate seller has them for under $720-740 at this point. Anyone under $700 is likely a bad outfit, like FotoConnection (aka TVsDepot, TheWizStore.com, ephotoclub, 1stopcamera.com, Inoax.Com, TheNewConnection)

Just look at the horror stories at ResellerRatings.com

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prodigital has had some auctions on ebay where the camera shipped was coming out to about 620 on average over the last couple weeks. I know some members here have bought from them without incident, but I think I remember one person who said their customer service sucked, but did not say why. anyway, last week I bought from them, but I haven't received the products yet so I can't yet say what my opinion is.

anyway, if you want to check out one of their auctions for a k20d body only, here's one link (they have at least 3 up for auction right now): NEW PENTAX K20D 14.6MP DIGITAL SLR BODY NEW IN BOX - eBay (item 130280486838 end time Jan-10-09 17:32:33 PST) I should also mention that they are a canadian outfit, so how this impacts our warranty coverage, I cannot say. nor do I know if they are a pentax authorized dealer, so ymmv.
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I had wanted to go the prodigital route, but I just couldn't handle the wait on the shipping. I have purchased from prodigital twice, and they have been nothing but stellar for me each time.
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I bought my 77mm FA from prodigital. The list claims that there's 7 year mack extended warranty. The lens arrived quickly. However, one and half month passed after numerous communications, I still haven't received my invoice (not even a scanned copy!) nor the mack warranty card.
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terminator: I did the same and it came with it (Mack was also ok w/ registering it a little after the 30 day period because it came about 45 days after). Are you sure it wasn't in your box? It's just a small sheet of paper with plastic wrap over it...

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Of course, I double checked the box, no where could I find the invoice or the warranty card... I know what a Mack warranty card look like. A big disappointment. I hate to leave negative feedback, but it seems that I have no other choice...
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