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where to buy a DSLR

Postby rahulv » Tue, 07 Aug 2007 10:13 am

Hi,

i am planing to buy a Nikon D80. can anyone suggest me a good place to buy the cam.? i have got bad reviews about sim-lim-sq. is it really bad when it comes to exchange and warrenty?

how about funan or mustafa?

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Postby Teema » Tue, 07 Aug 2007 8:01 pm

Back in June I got my D80 kit (body + 18-135 zoom) + SB-600 flash at Sim Lim square for about S$2100 with international service warranty. So far it's been working fine. The prices given by the shops there fluctuate a lot so I would recommend quoting the prices extensively before you go for a purchase.

Good luck!

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Postby luxiana » Wed, 08 Aug 2007 1:02 am

I was recommended Alan Photo.

the guys were pretty cool and I had a good price.

check the warranty + Gst before you buy.
they have a tendency to quote you exc gst if you are an ang moh and then tell you you can claim it at the airport...
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Postby rahulv » Wed, 08 Aug 2007 9:38 am

luxiana wrote:I was recommended Alan Photo.

the guys were pretty cool and I had a good price.




is this place in sim-lim? was there any haggling

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Postby luxiana » Wed, 08 Aug 2007 1:46 pm

you can still get a discount yes.
especially if you buy lenses (given their price that would be insane not to haggle)

they have 2 shops: one in Sim Lim the other one in Funan.

I was also recommended Cathay Photo in Peninsula Plaza
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Postby bigfilsing » Thu, 09 Aug 2007 12:01 am

but remember the golden rule

You can have any two
Cheap, good, fast.!

You can have cheap n good but it wont be fast!
Cheap n fast but it wont be good!
Fast n good but it wont be cheap

Pay peanuts ...get monkeys

Good luck

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Nikon D80

Postby prkravi » Mon, 13 Aug 2007 7:42 pm

Harvey norman is having some special deals for the D80 i heard. check that out. Or still better hang on a bit. Wait for Comex 2007 you could get good deals as well.

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Postby rahulv » Tue, 14 Aug 2007 10:29 am

:(

already bought it from Alan photo in funan it mall.

got it for 1800 with GST.


thanks for the reply. i can buy lens etc from comex

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Postby Kackfrosch » Thu, 23 Aug 2007 8:27 pm

Hello,

I would like to buy a Canon EOS 30D Body. I checked the internet for the best price and looked at the common shops (via internet) at singapore. Now I'm very confused because the camera is about 250 S$ more expansive than in Germany for example. Is this possible? Or are the prices I found (about 1900 S$) only the starting-point for further haggling?

Thank you for answering.

Nicole

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Postby Teema » Thu, 23 Aug 2007 9:38 pm

Kackfrosch wrote:Hello,

I would like to buy a Canon EOS 30D Body. I checked the internet for the best price and looked at the common shops (via internet) at singapore. Now I'm very confused because the camera is about 250 S$ more expansive than in Germany for example. Is this possible? Or are the prices I found (about 1900 S$) only the starting-point for further haggling?

Thank you for answering.

Nicole

Canon just released the new 40D. The pre-generation 30D price should drop significantly soon.

As for the price in Singapore I find it a little cheaper than in Europe; plus you can get a little money back if you take it out of the country.


If you want a Canon right nowI would recommend a 400D though ;) Cheaper and better img quality than 30D.

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Postby Kackfrosch » Thu, 23 Aug 2007 9:50 pm

Teema wrote:Canon just released the new 40D. The pre-generation 30D price should drop significantly soon.


I hope so... But I can't risk it!


Teema wrote:As for the price in Singapore I find it a little cheaper than in Europe; plus you can get a little money back if you take it out of the country.


The best price I found ist 1800 S$ before GST. No getting little money back and also more expensive than in Germany.


Teema wrote:If you want a Canon right now I would recommend a 400D though ;) Cheaper and better img quality than 30D.


I don't want to buy the 400D - it isn't better than the 30D, believe me.

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Postby Bremen » Mon, 27 Aug 2007 11:02 am

forget about Sim Lim. Just go to john 3:16 in Funan.
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Postby ksl » Sat, 22 Sep 2007 8:47 am

Bremen wrote:forget about Sim Lim. Just go to john 3:16 in Funan.
You on commission :lol: :D


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