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 Post subject: 510 price
PostPosted: Tue Feb 19, 2008 9:09 pm 
i am thinking of buying a 510 twin lens kit.
i think i can get one for £430.00. is this a good price?


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PostPosted: Tue Feb 19, 2008 9:17 pm 
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Its more than a good price, it sounds a little suspicious. I hope its froma reputable dealer.

Please use the price grabber link on this site to have an idea of white prices are abouts before you think its a good price or not... Chances are, if a price is too good to be true, it usually is.

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 Post subject: 510 price
PostPosted: Tue Feb 19, 2008 9:20 pm 
The kit is for sale on ebuyer.
Are they ok?


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PostPosted: Tue Feb 19, 2008 9:26 pm 
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I can only compare it with prices over here.
Here it costs 645 Euro = £ 488,-

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PostPosted: Wed Feb 20, 2008 12:41 am 
I got mine for £450 and that was a few months back, so it could be right. Also, you shouldn't have any problems with ebuyer. I haven't bought from them myself but they seem to have quite a good reputation.


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PostPosted: Wed Feb 20, 2008 7:36 am 
When I was looking for mine most prices were between £520 and £550 for the body and two lenses, and then £100 less for the single lens kit, so £420 - £450.


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PostPosted: Wed Feb 20, 2008 5:02 pm 
I think I read somewhere else that ebuyer.co.uk get their 510 twin lens kit from the US..
that could be a problem when your guarantee comes into play and you need your cam fixed if something happens.

When I get my 510, I'm getting it from purelygadgets which is selling it for £444.95
Same difference it seems but purelygadgets is off pricegrabber.


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PostPosted: Mon Mar 03, 2008 9:32 am 
I have been looking at one of these as well and spotted the Ebuyer price.

I checked on the Olympus website and if I am reading it correctly, I think all cameras come with a 1 year International warranty. If you then get a European model, you then get a 2 year one.

http://www.olympus.co.uk/consumer/208_1564.htm.

I have bought many computer components from Ebuyer with no problems.


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 Post subject: 510 warranty
PostPosted: Wed Mar 12, 2008 3:11 pm 
thanks for that leaky5.
gordie


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PostPosted: Thu Mar 13, 2008 4:48 am 
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See this Pricegrabber page for UK prices on the Olympus E-510 twin lens kit...


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 Post subject: E-510 twin lens kit
PostPosted: Tue Mar 18, 2008 10:38 am 
I have an E-510 twin lens kit (14-42mm F3.5-5.6 & 40-150mm F4.0-5.6) for sale. 2 weeks old! Interested? I decided to purchase 14-54mm F2.8-3.5 + 50mm f/2.0 Macro ED in which case I don't need the kit.


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PostPosted: Tue Mar 18, 2008 1:54 pm 
ebuyer is a great store, I've used them many times and their service is top notch. Just call them and ask them if you are worried about warranty. But as far as im concerned, you are buying the product from ebuyer and THEY will look after the warranty. If anything goes wrong you will have to send the camera to them and they will then send it to olympus to repair. Dont be dissauded.


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PostPosted: Fri Apr 04, 2008 5:12 pm 
leaky5 wrote:
I have been looking at one of these as well and spotted the Ebuyer price.

I checked on the Olympus website and if I am reading it correctly, I think all cameras come with a 1 year International warranty. If you then get a European model, you then get a 2 year one.

http://www.olympus.co.uk/consumer/208_1564.htm.

I have bought many computer components from Ebuyer with no problems.


Ebuyer now £399 !!!!!

http://www.ebuyer.com/product/133784


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PostPosted: Fri Apr 04, 2008 8:22 pm 
I picked mine up from B&H for $520 with the two lens kit, it was used but it was in new condition and came with EVERYTHING including warranties. it was the only used they had though... i feel very lucky


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PostPosted: Fri Apr 04, 2008 8:27 pm 
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I picked mine up from B&H for $520 with the two lens kit, it was used but it was in new condition and came with EVERYTHING including warranties. it was the only used they had though... i feel very lucky


I chanced Ebay and bought used.... it was 999.99 for the two lens kit here retail. I got it shipped for 585.
I havent even registered it for the warrenty yet ( leaves here for Olympus website) :oops:


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