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Standard zoom and mid range Lenses with focal lengths larger than 12mm, but no longer than 60mm, includes standard zooms and portrait primes plus some macro lenses.

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Old 31st December 2009
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Re: ZUIKO DIGITAL ED 70-300mm 1:4.0-5.6

Kevin,

Kerso is offering the 70-300mm at a better price but it does not come with a 2 year warranty nor the 25.00 cash back from Olympus.
I think the extra year warranty would be a clicher for me if BestCameras turn out to be a good firm to deal with.

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Re: ZUIKO DIGITAL ED 70-300mm 1:4.0-5.6

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Try Ian Kerr for a price - deals on ebay as kerso but if you email him direct - kerso1123@msn.com - he will often offer an even better price.
I have dealt with him before and always found his prices and service top class.
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Sorry Geoff - didn't read it properly just now and missed that you had already ordered.

I checked out Kerso on ebay, but this shop is local to me about 20 miles away, if there are any problems I can take it back there easily.
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Re: ZUIKO DIGITAL ED 70-300mm 1:4.0-5.6

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Kevin,

Kerso is offering the 70-300mm at a better price but it does not come with a 2 year warranty nor the 25.00 cash back from Olympus.
I think the extra year warranty would be a clicher for me if BestCameras turn out to be a good firm to deal with.

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I will keep you posted with what warranty and if any cash back.
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I will keep you posted with what warranty and if any cash back.
Geoff,

Did they have it in stock and if so when are you going to collect it?

The advertise their stock as UK so it should come with the cash back and 2 year warranty.

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Re: ZUIKO DIGITAL ED 70-300mm 1:4.0-5.6

Hi Geoff/Gavin

I accept that as Kerso's lenses come from the States they only have a one year warranty here, but I got the cashback from Olympus without any problem. Or maybe I was just lucky ?!!

Kevin


PS I'm not on commission!!
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Re: ZUIKO DIGITAL ED 70-300mm 1:4.0-5.6

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Geoff,

Did they have it in stock and if so when are you going to collect it?

The advertise their stock as UK so it should come with the cash back and 2 year warranty.

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Gavin
I am having it delivered, to much to do I am a part time carer, they sent me an email stating it will posted in there next despatch.
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Well I have bit the bullet and ordered the Lens from Best Cameras.
Has it arrived yet Geoff?

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Re: ZUIKO DIGITAL ED 70-300mm 1:4.0-5.6

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Hi Geoff/Gavin

I accept that as Kerso's lenses come from the States they only have a one year warranty here, but I got the cashback from Olympus without any problem. Or maybe I was just lucky ?!!

Kevin


PS I'm not on commission!!
I got my 9-18 from Kerso last month, and received 44.00 cashback from Olympus

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Has it arrived yet Geoff?

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Not arrived yet it was down for being with me on Tuesday, but because of the snow it has been put back a day, but no sign of it yet, I can log it online and it is out on the van.
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Re: ZUIKO DIGITAL ED 70-300mm 1:4.0-5.6

The Lens has finally arrived at my works, I know the guy on the van and he told me business addresses were taking priority over private addresses.

Any way I am down for finishing work at 12 noon so I will be able to try it out later this afternoon.
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Re: ZUIKO DIGITAL ED 70-300mm 1:4.0-5.6

Geoff
Look forward to your verdict on the lens in due course. Just to show what I think is its versatility, in addition to the excellent wildlife shots posted earlier I took this one the other day handheld, indoors, about 4ft, no flash.


Not brilliant, I admit, until I saw that the camera had automatically set the iso to 1000. No other pp, straight out of the can.

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Re: ZUIKO DIGITAL ED 70-300mm 1:4.0-5.6

I woke up on Saturday with the Flu and I had planned to go out on Saturday with the new lens, but her indoors told me I had to stay in the house, so I set the camera up to shoot through double glazed windows, last 3 photo's seem to have a haze.

I am pleased with this Lens and I am sure I am going to master it this year only wish I could of bought it sooner.







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Re: ZUIKO DIGITAL ED 70-300mm 1:4.0-5.6

Very nice shots gotta get a 70-300.

I've noticed before that shooting through double glazing upsets the white balance which may be the case here.

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