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User currently offlineDanny From Poland, joined Apr 2002, 3509 posts, RR: 2
Posted (11 years 7 months 6 days 1 hour ago) and read 1324 times:

Let say D60 is a little above budget. What would You recommend in this case guys?

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User currently offlineStaffan From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 1, posted (11 years 7 months 6 days ago) and read 1320 times:

Second hand D30?


User currently offline2912n From United States of America, joined Oct 2001, 2013 posts, RR: 8
Reply 2, posted (11 years 7 months 6 days ago) and read 1315 times:

If you are looking at a DSLR and want Canon look at used D30's, and since the big Canon rumour is a replacement for the D60 look for lower priced used D60's in the near future as people jump up to the new camera.


User currently offlineJetTrader From United Kingdom, joined Oct 2001, 586 posts, RR: 11
Reply 3, posted (11 years 7 months 6 days ago) and read 1311 times:

I'd say go for a used D30 - plenty of bargains to be had there these days. Buy a reconditioned unit from a reputable dealer and you can't go wrong!  Big thumbs up


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User currently offlineDanny From Poland, joined Apr 2002, 3509 posts, RR: 2
Reply 4, posted (11 years 7 months 6 days ago) and read 1305 times:

Thanks. Any www sugestions for reputable dealer?

User currently offlineEGGD From United Kingdom, joined Feb 2001, 12443 posts, RR: 35
Reply 5, posted (11 years 7 months 6 days ago) and read 1306 times:

How much are we looking at for a reasonably good condition Second hand D-30?

I'm looking at some lenses for maybe £300-400, so i'd love to pick up a body for around £700-800.

I doubt it though  Sad

User currently offlineCkw From UK - England, joined Aug 2010, 731 posts, RR: 16
Reply 6, posted (11 years 7 months 5 days 23 hours ago) and read 1301 times:

The going rate for a recon D30 at LCE or Jessops seems to be about £900-999. I'm sure you can find cheaper through private sales, but I think this is something that would be well worth having a warranty for.

The problem is that I don't think there are any "reasonable" condition D30s - they tend to be near mint .. or broken  Smile.

I think it will be a good while before we see any bargain D60s - indeed, based on Canon past performance in supply, you may even see D60s changing hands for above retail price if it transpires that there is no "affordable" Canon DSLR on the shelves for the next 3-6 months.



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User currently offlineLGW From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 7, posted (11 years 7 months 5 days 23 hours ago) and read 1295 times:

Hi all,

http://www.lcegroup.co.uk Have a few 2nd hand D30's, good site, it shows condition and also price.

I bought my second hand D30 through London Camera Exchange in June 2002. I payed £999 body only + 1 X 32MB memory card.

The camera had no scratches, no dust on the CMOS, no nothing, as Colin said, it was absolute mint...was well chuffed.

Have had no problems at all, had to go back to Canon for CMOS cleaning but that was through my lens changing not down to the fact it was 2nd hand.

As others have said, you could do alot worse than to pick up a used D30.

Dan, LCE have a 2nd hand D30 in 'Good' condition for £899...thats a good price.

I know there is the D60 and the other new Canon DSLR's out soon but if you want a decent digital for a good price a 2nd hand D30 is a very good buy


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