Ink cartridges are a racket and we all know it. It’s the not-so-hidden cost of buying an ink jet printer. The makers of these “affordable” machines love to discount the hardware price to hook you on a recurring cycle of buying the outrageously expensive ink cartridges.
When Epson announced a new ink tank system back in 2015, we saw a glimpse of what was to come (for the better, perhaps). And now, Canon has joined the party in typical Canon fashion with not one, but four new ink jet printers that use a new ink tank system instead of the tiny cartridges. [Read more…]
Note, this is likely a gray market camera. ebay seller RedTagCamera has a positive feedback rating of 99.9% at the time of this post.
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B&H has the Canon C100 for $1799 (reg. $2999) in limited quantity for Black Friday. Check it out here at B&H Photo.
Also, you can get the Canon C100 with Dual Pixel CMOS AF for $2299 as a Black Friday deal. Check it out here at B&H Photo.
For more great deals, check out Photography Bay’s Black Friday and Cyber Monday Deals page.
It’s been quite some time since I reported an update in Canon USA’s attack on gray market retailers. A few things have happened since then, including the dismissal of Canon’s case against the ebay seller Get It Digital.
If you aren’t up to speed on the Canon USA v. Gray Market Retailer cases, check out the primer here, which includes a list of links to all the subsequent updates.
Now, before we all get too happy about Canon’s case against “Get It Digital” being dismissed and the free-flow of cheaper gray market cameras in the US, let’s read between the lines for a better idea of what really happened. [Read more…]
That’s not quite the substantial drops in prices we see in other models, but if you’re looking for a bigger drop, consider waiting a couple months or so as gray market prices drop further.