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CJimenez
08-27-2008, 02:19 PM
Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L USM Telephoto Zoom Lens for Canon SLR Cameras
From Canon


List Price: $1,900.00Price: $1,199.99

Availability: Usually ships in 1-2 business days
Ships from and sold by Calumet

7 new or used available from $1,168.95 (http://www.amazon.com/gp/offer-listing/B00006I53W/103-3957336-4655868?tag=wwwvallentyne-20&linkCode=sb1&camp=212353&creative=380553)
Average customer review: http://images.amazon.com/images/G/01/associates/network/star50_tpng.png

iunno
08-27-2008, 02:20 PM
it's a better price here:
http://www.adorama.com/CA702004AF.html?searchinfo=70-200&item_no=1
you see what i did there?

jacobsen1
08-27-2008, 02:24 PM
remember people, there are 4 versions of this lens....

the linked version in the OP is the 2.8, NON is... It's $1190 at B&H:
http://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/product/91680-USA/Canon_2569A004_70_200mm_f_2_8L_USM_Autofocus.html

so the amazon "deal" is OK, but nothing spectacular. They just always compare their prices to MSRP to make them look like it's a sale 24/7. Daniel, your version is the cheapest option (f4 no is), the f4 is is similar in price as the f2.8 w/o is, then the 2.8 with IS is ~$1700....

confused yet? :wave:

_L_U_C_A_
08-27-2008, 02:30 PM
^

And just waiting for the next canon rebate sale usually knocks another $100-$200 from the 7-2 line.

CJimenez
08-27-2008, 02:31 PM
I am soo confused. I really thought that was a good deal.

Anybody miss me while I was gone. I have been going a rough patch at the office. But we are better. So now I am back to spend all waking minutes on NSOP.

iunno
08-27-2008, 02:33 PM
:lol:

i was going to welcome you back, but figured a non-OT thread wasn't the place for it

:lol:

CJimenez
08-27-2008, 02:35 PM
Ahh thanks..I am glad someone noticed!

_L_U_C_A_
08-27-2008, 02:59 PM
I am soo confused.

70-200 f/4 non IS = $600
70-200 f/4 IS = $1200
70-200 2.8 non IS = $1200
70-200 2.8 IS = $1700

iunno
08-27-2008, 03:02 PM
there you go!

jacobsen1
08-27-2008, 03:06 PM
yeah, I take attendance every day! :wave:

but life gets in the way some times, so I understand it.