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MX-1 $169.99 at Woot
Posted By: Mr Bassie, 01-24-2014, 10:22 AM

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01-24-2014, 10:59 AM   #2
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Just realized these are open-box cameras not new. Still a good deal IMO.
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Crazy cheap
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I'm really tempted, but don't like the idea of practically no warranty and the fact it mentions accessories may be missing.

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Yes, a good deal if you can accept the 30 day Woot warranty. The description provides:

"The units in this sale are being sold as open box condition. That means that they have been opened due to being a photo sample, a tested good customer return or having damaged packaging. Some items, like manuals, cables or batteries may be missing from the box. That is the reason for the reduced sale price and the reduced warranty."

although you have the option of buying a 1 year SquareTrade warranty for $30 more. I've used SquareTrade insurance for my Apple products and have been very satisfied with their coverage and customer service.

I'm still holding out for a $199 deal offered by Adorama to clear out their remaining inventory on the silver model.
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I probably should have waited...but I ordered one.

Hopefully I don't regret it.
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QuoteOriginally posted by seventysixersfan Quote

I'm still holding out for a $199 deal offered by Adorama to clear out their remaining inventory on the silver model.
I'm pretty sure I will eventually get one, but I agree with your plan 100%. Just not worth the hassle to save $25 for the open box and very limited and questionable warranty.
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QuoteOriginally posted by DaveInPA Quote
I probably should have waited...but I ordered one. Hopefully I don't regret it.
I'm crossing my fingers for you that the only reason it's being sold as an open box is because of damaged packaging. It would be a shame to be missing a battery or have a mechanical problem with the camera! That said, for $170 plus shipping and any applicable taxes, it might be worth rolling the dice... Be sure to report back when you get the camera to tell us what you think of it!

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well this is a bit hilarious. After 5 hours (at least) of being listed for sale on woot, it appears (according to the webpage's sales stats tab) that only 1 person has bought one-- and that was @DaveinPa!
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Inda surpirsing, but kinda not I guess. It is, after all, on the "hidden" moofi page3.

QuoteOriginally posted by seventysixersfan Quote
well this is a bit hilarious. After 5 hours (at least) of being listed for sale on woot, it appears (according to the webpage's sales stats tab) that only 1 person has bought one-- and that was @DaveinPa!
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QuoteOriginally posted by seventysixersfan Quote
well this is a bit hilarious. After 5 hours (at least) of being listed for sale on woot, it appears (according to the webpage's sales stats tab) that only 1 person has bought one-- and that was @DaveinPa!
That's hysterical!

As long as the camera is in sound condition I'll be happy...even if it is missing a battery or charger. You can usually get 3rd party batteries & chargers cheap so that won't be a biggie.

I'll report back once I receive it.
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well this is a bit hilarious. After 5 hours (at least) of being listed for sale on woot, it appears (according to the webpage's sales stats tab) that only 1 person has bought one-- and that was @DaveinPa!
I also like how it lists me as "First Sucker"! Look in the lower right corner.
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I also like how it lists me as "First Sucker"! Look in the lower right corner.
Now that's funny!
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You'll have to let us know the condition of the camera and accessories or lack thereof once it arrives.
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Good luck Dave!

It'd be a great price if everything is included and working well!
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