Canon Rebel T3i w/ 3 Lens Kit for $669 – Cyber Monday Deal Alert

B&H has the Canon Rebel T3i with the 18-55mm IS kit lens, the EF-S 55-250mm IS lens and the EF 75-300mm lens for $669 as one of its Cyber Monday deals. You’ll need to click the “Buy Together and Save” link pictured below to get the other two lenses, which are priced at $63 and $7 (also pictured below). Check out the deal here at B&H Photo.

Canon 60D and Rebel T3i Big Bundles – Deal Alert

Canon 60D Bundle

B&H has a big deal right now on bundles that include either the Canon 60D or the Rebel T3i. These deals are valid through July 28, 2012.

The Canon 60D bundle includes the following for $1299 (compare to $1732.28 if purchased separate):

  • Canon 60D w/ 18-135mm IS lens
  • Canon EF-S 55-250mm Lens
  • Pearstone – LP-E6 Lithium-Ion Battery Pack
  • Vello – BG-C6 Battery Grip for Canon EOS 60D
  • SanDisk – 16 GB SDHC Memory Card Extreme Pro Class 10 UHS-I
  • Lowepro – Adventura 170 Shoulder Bag

The Canon Rebel T3i bundle includes the following for $849 (compare to $1221.78 if purchased separate):

  • Rebel T3i Digital Camera Kit
  • Canon EF-S 55-250mm Lens
  • Pearstone – LP-E8 Lithium-Ion Battery Pack
  • SanDisk – 16 GB SDHC Memory Card Extreme Pro Class 10 UHS-I
  • Vello – BG-C5 Battery Grip for Canon EOS T4i
  • Lowepro – Adventura 170 Shoulder Bag

Canon Rebel T4i Product Advisory Warns of Defective Rubber Grips

Rebel T4i Rubber Grip Defect

Earlier this month, Canon issued a product advisory on the Rebel T4i for an error in the firmware.  Two days after the issuance of that advisory, Canon issued another product advisory for the Rebel T4i with regard to the presence of zinc bis in the rubber grip.

In short, this substance may cause the rubber grips to turn white and could potentially lead to skin allergies or irritation.  The lot affected can be identified by looking at the serial number.  If the sixth digit is “1” then your camera could be affected.

Specific details in the full product advisory below. [Read more...]