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K7 (body Only/new) Price Tracking
Posted By: harmonica2, 03-23-2010, 08:56 PM

Hopefully, this will become the definitive thread for tracking the price of a new body-only Pentax K7.

The best price is currently at Beach Camera, when you figure in Bing Cash Back. The listed price is $939, but if you have a Bing Cash Back account and pay with Paypal, you get 8% off, bringing the price to $863.88.

Please reply to this thread if a better price appears, or if this price is no longer available and another vendor has the best price.

If you have questions about Bing Cash Back as it pertains to Pentax resellers, please start a new thread about that.
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03-23-2010, 09:10 PM   #2
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What about the $899 (base price) at Amazon: Amazon.com: Pentax K-7 14.6 MP Digital SLR with Shake Reduction and 720p HD Video (Body Only): Electronics?

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Amazon Vs. Beach Camera

I considered the Amazon deal. After all, they have great customer service and ship quickly. However, that particular price is through an affiliate, so I believe there is a shipping charge.
Even if there was no shipping charge, and the buyer has an Amazon credit card that pays 3% back, the price is still $872.03, higher than the Beach Camera Price with free shipping and Bing Cash Back.
So the Beach Camera price is the best.
Can anyone find a *lower* price?
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Any chance any of these stores ship to Australia?

I'd be interested to get one if it is less than USD $900, especially with the exchange rate atm.

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Aussie Thread

I probably should have indicated in my thread that I wanted to track the best price in the US. I'm certain that given shipping costs, taxes, and access to rebate programs, the best price and retailer are going to be different for each country.

Maybe start a new thread in this section for tracking the price of a K7 in Australia? Just post the best price you can find and hopefully another Aussie Pentaxian will help you find a better one.
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The price is now a few pennies lower at Buy.com.

At a base price of $898.99 with free shipping, and 4% Bing Cash Back, the price is $863.03.

Plus, you can pay with a credit card (as opposed to an eBay reseller which would require Paypal), and perhaps get another 1% off, or at least some airline miles.
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As noted in another thread, J&R is offering the k7 for $899. But as their Bing Cash Back rebate is 5%, this brings the price to $854.05.
Not only that, they are including an 18-55 F3.5-5.6 AL II Lens. This isn't the weather resistant version, but still worth $50 or so.
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Pentax K7 Digital SLR Camera Body: Compare Prices, View Price History and Read Reviews at NexTag

$750 at Primocamera

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good price but their reseller ratings aren't all that great. on top of that, they are not an authorized pentax dealer for the K-7 (or any pentax as far as I can tell) personally, I would rather take one of the (just under) 900 USD deals that are all over the place for the body only If I were you. thats what I just did. the deal from J&R is as far as I can tell, still the best deal around, and with the free lens that could turn around and be sold, you wont be paying but a small percentage more over this price from primo, but you get the satisfaction of an authorized dealer that can be trusted.
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Im not saying I plan on buying from them.... just posting the nextag link showing some prices along with the lowest
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Thanks for the Nextag link. I would have to agree that Primo Camera's ratings are too poor to risk, but they seem to be in a little price war with Digital Megastore, which today has the K7 for $749. Digital Megastore has on average much better reviews, although I have no experience with them myself.

The prices seem to be bouncing around daily on these two sites between $749 and $789.
(edit: I did some more searching and it seems that Nextag is the only site that recommends Digital Megastore. Every other source warns against this reseller. I suppose the J&R deal really is the best and safest deal on a body-only k-7)

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Cheap Pentax K7 So far $749

Trying to find the best price for a K7 from Australia. Digital Mega Store $749US seems to be the best besides Primo(who i don't trust after reading alot of negative reviews)..
Anybody no of any other better prices or deals??
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$899 at Newegg

Newegg is down to $899 but they are not listed as an authorized online dealer last time I looked.
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B&H is now listing the K7 at $873.95... it was $899 earlier today? This includes free shipping in the US.

Too bad we don't get any deals like this north of the border. It's still $1299 here

Don't forget to use the B&H link at the top of the marketplace if you buy one...

https://www.pentaxforums.com/forums/photographic-equipment-sale/97599-do-you-...taxforums.html
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QuoteOriginally posted by dmoon911 Quote
Too bad we don't get any deals like this north of the border. It's still $1299 here
I found a couple places that are around $1060. One in Toronto, and one in Stratford.
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