Europe: The new refurbished PEN roundup.

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With the soon to come E-P5 we now had four generations of PEN cameras. But you really don’t need to spend a lot of money to grab the newest camera. You can spend a lot less by buying “older” generation PEN’s. And a new Stock of refurbished cameras is now back on auction at Olympusmarket. Here is just a short list to some auctions (Click on the names to see the specific auction and price):

Black E-P3 with kit lens Brown E-M1 with kit lens Silver E-PL3 with kit lens White E-PL3 with kit lens Silver E-P3 with kit lens Black E-PL3 with kit lens Silver E-PL3 with double lens kit Black E-PM1 with 14-150 lens Violet E-M1 with kit lens Silver E-P3 with double lens kit

many more cameras at Olympusmarket.
Good Luck!

 

P.S.: I bought five PEN’s on that store. Never had any problem…

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G5 double lens deal. G6 info coming soon…

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It’s always easy to check for deals by simply watching the Amazon ranking. On top you find the G5 mainly because of the following deal where you can grab the G5 with two lenses for $549 (Click here to see it). Soon that camera will be replaced by the G6. I am working on the camera specs but all I got for now sounds….”very promising”. Stay tuned!

—-More hot US deals—–

Panasonic lenses:
20mm deal at Amazon US ($335 right now).
14mm lens at Amazon (also discounted)

Panasonic GF5:
$169,00 for the Black GF5 body only (Click here) $217,90 for the Red GF5 body with kit lens (Click here)

Olympus cameras:
– E-PM2 body for $399 at Amazon, Adorama and BHphoto. That’s $50 off!
– E-PM2 with kit lens for $449 at Amazon, Adorama and BHphoto. That’s $50 off!
– E-PL5 body for $499 at Amazon, Adorama and BHphoto. That’s $50 off!
– E-PL5 with kit lens for $549 at Amazon, Adorama and BHphoto. That’s $50 off!

Olympus lenses:
– Olympus 14-150mm for $499 at Amazon, Adorama and BHphoto. That’s $100 off!
– Olympus 9-18mm for $599 at Amazon, Adorama and BHphoto. That’s $100 off!
– Olympus 17mm f/2.8 for $199 at Amazon, Adorama and BHphoto. That’s $100 off!

 

 

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(FT5) Panasonic LF1 has 1/1.7 inch sensor (like the LX7)

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What a surprise!

We were all expecting the camera to use a FT or APS-C sensor but the upcoming Panasonic high end compact camera with fixed lens and built-in viewfinder uses the same sensor size of the current Panasonic LX7! Apparently Panasonic preferred to focus on real pocketable size and high quality lens performance.

I ask sources if they could send me the lens specs of the new LF1 at 43rumors@gmail.com or anonymously via the contact form present on the right border of the website. Thanks!

Reminder: The G6 and LF1 will be annoucned in late April while the new E-P5 (and E-PL6?) will be announced in early May!

Rumors classification explained (FT= FourThirds):
FT1=1-20% chance the rumor is correct
FT2=21-40% chance the rumor is correct
FT3=41-60% chance the rumor is correct
FT4=61-80% chance the rumor is correct
FT5=81-99% chance the rumor is correct

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Panasonic GH3 earns Gold Award at Dpreview.

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The DPreview team (Click here) posted the full Panasonic GH3 review. Their conclusion says that: “The GH3 offers the best video quality of any camera we’ve ever seen and does a pretty good job of making it available to a wide range of users. This footage is available without external recorders, making it ideal for in-the-field shooting as well as more formal rigged-up setups. It’s also a pretty handy stills camera with plenty of external controls, making it an impressively flexible package, overall.

Check the GH3 Price and in Stock status ar Amazon, Olympus US store, Adorama, B&H, eBay.

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