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Last Edited by thus August 10, 2016 at 05:48 AM
From Electronics Valley on Ebay

Its the lowest price I've seen for the D500. It can be coupled with the 10% Ebay Bucks being offered to users (YMMV) that would come out to ~$100.

Electronics Valley is not an authorized Nikon seller so you won't get the full Nikon warranty.

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Significant savings, but probably not so significant that I'd take the loss of Nikon OE warranty and having to rely on third party servicers being able to get the parts to fix it. The D500 is a "nikon repair only" camera so the authorized repair partners can't get parts and tools from Nikon USA to fix these yet.
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Significant savings, but probably not so significant that I'd take the loss of Nikon OE warranty and having to rely on third party servicers being able to get the parts to fix it. The D500 is a "nikon repair only" camera so the authorized repair partners can't get parts and tools from Nikon USA to fix these yet.
How do you tell if a model is "nikon repair only?"
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Quote from rdmustang1 View Post :
How do you tell if a model is "nikon repair only?"
Go here: https://www.nikonusa.com/en/servi...-list.page and pick your model, in this case you get the response:

Only Nikon is authorized to repair your Nikon . Please use our online repair form to generate a packing slip, shipping label and printable instructions for receiving service.

Otherwise you get a list of 3rd party repair depots you can send the camera too
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Quote from big mike View Post :
Significant savings, but probably not so significant that I'd take the loss of Nikon OE warranty and having to rely on third party servicers being able to get the parts to fix it. The D500 is a "nikon repair only" camera so the authorized repair partners can't get parts and tools from Nikon USA to fix these yet.
I agree. I'm debating as well what my "grey market threshold amount" would be to balance risk and reward. I'm thinking around $1500.
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Body only!
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Quote from backpacker2004 View Post :
I agree. I'm debating as well what my "grey market threshold amount" would be to balance risk and reward. I'm thinking around $1500.

I agree. That and my high credit card balance are a few reasons I'm not jumping on this deal but if I was ready to buy, it would be tempting with the $100 Ebay bucks. Hopefully it'll drop lower as the year goes on. Plus I keep debating between this and the D750 (I dont shoot sports)
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People please. $1800 for any body only? I know it has great new stuff; but we don't need a full size APS-C. We need a moderate Micro 4/3 typical size with APS-C. In other words Nikon APS-C DSLR (Mirror-less when perfected) needs to shrink; not expand. The only reason for this is a +$2000 lens which is also way to big. So if you really need that then more power to you; but who does?!

One thing's for sure. It will be a paper weight (or broken) or garage sale $20 special in a very few years. Shockingly few. So it's wisest to get in light. Very light.

Plus you are getting "ranged". See it's.... 'JUST LOOK at the new cool $5000 camera!' Now next to that a $500 sounds like chump change doesn't it? $500 is not. The pride that says, 'shut-up; it's little for me', is just POSING! [No I'm not poor and could buy any]. Just because you can't find a model you want for under a certain price DOES NOT set camera prices. YOU ARE. The buyers.

We need to wait them out until they stop hamstringing (real combined benefits) the inexpensive models.

If you think I'm an idiot and you think camera bodies cost any where in the neighborhood of these current high prices for the manufactures to MASS PRODUCE (total costs each) in these huge worldwide numbers then who's the idiot?
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Quote from big mike View Post :
Go here: https://www.nikonusa.com/en/servi...-list.page and pick your model, in this case you get the response:

Only Nikon is authorized to repair your Nikon . Please use our online repair form to generate a packing slip, shipping label and printable instructions for receiving service.

Otherwise you get a list of 3rd party repair depots you can send the camera too
That lists 3rd party repair shops that will honor Nikon warranty or won't void Nikon's warranty for non-covered repair work. With grey market there is no warranty to worry about. There are plenty of repair shops that will repair grey market cameras. Additionally Nikon is lightening up on their policy around grey market cameras. They will repair grey market cameras for most of their cameras (not D500 yet tho)
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The high D500 prices really make me regret not jumping on the $1470 price that Amazon Warehouse was having on used US models.
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People please. $1800 for any body only? I know it has great new stuff; but we don't need a full size APS-C. We need a moderate Micro 4/3 typical size with APS-C. In other words Nikon APS-C DSLR (Mirror-less when perfected) needs to shrink; not expand. The only reason for this is a +$2000 lens which is also way to big. So if you really need that then more power to you; but who does?!

One thing's for sure. It will be a paper weight (or broken) or garage sale $20 special in a very few years. Shockingly few. So it's wisest to get in light. Very light.

Plus you are getting "ranged". See it's.... 'JUST LOOK at the new cool $5000 camera!' Now next to that a $500 sounds like chump change doesn't it? $500 is not. The pride that says, 'shut-up; it's little for me', is just POSING! [No I'm not poor and could buy any]. Just because you can't find a model you want for under a certain price DOES NOT set camera prices. YOU ARE. The buyers.

We need to wait them out until they stop hamstringing (real combined benefits) the inexpensive models.

If you think I'm an idiot and you think camera bodies cost any where in the neighborhood of these current high prices for the manufactures to MASS PRODUCE (total costs each) in these huge worldwide numbers then who's the idiot?
What are you talking about? APS-C is a size for the sensor. You can't have a full frame APS-C or a Micro 4/3's APS-C. It's like saying you want a large small coke when you go to McDonalds.

Also, why would this be a $20 paperweight in a few years?
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What are you talking about? APS-C is a size for the sensor. You can't have a full frame APS-C or a Micro 4/3's APS-C. It's like saying you want a large small coke when you go to McDonalds.

Also, why would this be a $20 paperweight in a few years?
his talking about smaller body bigger sensor.

performance to size.
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Everyone has their own preference. D500 is a beautiful camera and an amazing action camera for people who want to stick with crop sensor.

That being said prices for everything drops with time and that goes across all electronics. TVs that sold for 2k-3K are selling for 700-800 dollars. Camera prices get slashed significantly every 2-3 years and waiting it out is a good idea for those who want to.
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Quote from rdmustang1 View Post :
That lists 3rd party repair shops that will honor Nikon warranty or won't void Nikon's warranty for non-covered repair work. With grey market there is no warranty to worry about. There are plenty of repair shops that will repair grey market cameras. Additionally Nikon is lightening up on their policy around grey market cameras. They will repair grey market cameras for most of their cameras (not D500 yet tho)
In my previous message I mentioned that they can still fix the camera, but that they won't have factory support from Nikon USA to do so. Nikon USA will not sell them parts or tools for the D500. Depending on what needs done it could lead to a significant delay to source the parts from the grey market.
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In my previous message I mentioned that they can still fix the camera, but that they won't have factory support from Nikon USA to do so. Nikon USA will not sell them parts or tools for the D500. Depending on what needs done it could lead to a significant delay to source the parts from the grey market.
Right you are that you did say that. Sorry for misreading and thanks for the explanation.
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