I wonder about the $2000 price being a bit high. The D700 was selling at around $2300 and a refurb one for under $2000. The D7000 is now $1000, down from $1200. Maybe the lower D7000 price may mean that Nikon is opening up some space for the D600 at well under $2000. There is a price demand relation that Nikon may be gambling on to make their money on the D600 on a large volume of sales a lower price.