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Old Dec 7, 2010, 5:59 AM   #1
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Hi everybody. I wanna buy D90 camera kit. Can u hellp me please!!!
Do u think its a good choice http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00...A3PG0BDUBEPZ6N
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Old Dec 7, 2010, 7:58 AM   #2
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The vendors selling that kit are not listed as Authorized Nikon USA Dealers. See this list:

http://www.nikonusa.com/fileuploads/...uthDealers.pdf

That means it's likely a gray market camera (not intended for sale in the U.S.), as are most cheaper Nikon kits you find. Even if it's not, they're not an Authorized Nikon USA Dealer.

Nikon USA will refuse to service a gray market camera, even if you are willing to pay them for the service, and I personally wouldn't trust the warranties offered by the stores.

I'd do yourself a favor and stick with an Authorized Nikon Dealer. If you don't buy a camera from an Authorized Dealer, Nikon USA will not honor the warranty (it's not transferable). If it's gray market, they won't service it at all, period, even if you are willing to pay them to service it.

Most of the cheaper prices you see on Nikon cameras are from dealers bypassing the Nikon USA Distribution network, bundling a lot of junk accessories with the cameras to make it look like you're getting a better deal.

I'd stick with dealers like these if I were you (both are Authorized Nikon USA Dealers):

http://www.bhphotovideo.com

http://www.adorama.com

Here's an Ebay vendor with good prices on Nikon USA Factory refurbished cameras (sold as sales demos), if you're trying to save a few bucks. Cameta Camera is an Authorized Nikon USA Dealer (as are B&H and Adorama).

http://stores.ebay.com/Cameta-Camera
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Old Dec 7, 2010, 9:16 AM   #3
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I'll go a little further and say that I think it's expensive.

Those package deals usually include a camera and lens(es) and a bunch of worthless junk that, from the advertisement, try to make it look like you're getting a lot for your money. You're beter off buying just what you need and/or want; it will be better stuff and will cost you less.
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Old Dec 7, 2010, 9:19 AM   #4
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In addition to what Jim said, don't get sucked in by all the "bonus" items in the package. Aside from the camera and lenses, the rest is pretty much junk. You may be able to use the bag, but the batteries are likely cheap 3rd party knockoffs, the SD card is likely a no-name, slow card, etc. There is a reason why these retailers give this stuff away.
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Old Dec 7, 2010, 9:39 AM   #5
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Thank you for advise..I'm glad I did't buy it
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