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"RE: Sell or keep?"

kenjifujiwara Registered since 17th Oct 2012
Thu 27-Dec-12 10:11 AM

>>Hi fellow members, my dilemma is I have a nikon D200 in
>mint
>>condition.
>>I just purchased a D600 and just can't seem to sell the
>D200
>>at the ridiculously
>>Low prices people are selling them for. Do you think $300
>is a
>>low price for such a solid camera as the D 200 is?
>Interested
>>what you guys would do if you had upgraded and had a
>spare
>>body to sell?
>
>Given your comments, I'd definitely keep it.
>
>Do I think $300 is a low price? Not really. It's old
>technology and I can't see it ever being a collectible. Not
>long ago I picked up my D200 in what appeared to me to be
>pristine condition, without box and minor items like caps, and
>I got it for $499. But it had less than 3000 shutter
>actuations. At the time I thought it was a good deal. And it
>probably was. But consider now that I could get essentially
>the same thing for $300. That's a 40% drop in less than 1
>year.
>
>I've considered buying a new digital camera, but just can't do
>it for this very reason. The initial outlay is just too much.
> And there's just too much depreciation within the first 1-2
>years. However, that is the world we live in. And the price
>you pay for trying to keep up with technology. We've all done
>it.
>
>Sell or keep? Definitely keep it. You said it yourself, you
>think $300 is a ridiculously low price considering how solid
>the camera is. It will probably give you many more years of
>service, so why not keep it? If nothing else, in the event
>that you must ever send your new camera in for service, you'll
>have the D200 to fall back on.
>
>Sorry for your disappointment.

I always have my D200 on hand. Won't sell it.

A general, generic topic Sell or keep? [View all] , misunda Silver Member , Tue 20-Nov-12 07:21 PM
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