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Fuji X10


cattyal e2
9 6.4k 6 England
12 Nov 2011 2:34PM

Quote:Just noticed the latest price on Amazon, now 599 Smile


Good grief - I hope they honour the price I bought it for yesterday - assuming they get the credit card sorted. Turns out Tesco Credit Card had blocked the payment and rang me this morning to check it was ok. I assured them it was and hopefully it will go through ok. If not then it's down to LCE for me - they're at 529 as of a couple of hours ago when I went in to have a play.

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Paul Morgan e2
13 16.1k 6 England
12 Nov 2011 2:40PM
Have you had an order confirmation from Amazon Alison.

After spending almost a year out of work up to August, there`s no way I could have afforded these prices.

I got mine from LCE with ER case for 60, but I had to part exchange a fair bit of stuff I no longer used.

Looks Like LCE have also put there prices up, a week ago it was 499.
SlowSong e2
6 4.8k 29 England
12 Nov 2011 2:48PM
http://www.google.co.uk/products/catalog?hl=en&q=fujifilm+x10&gbv=2&gs_upl=16639l20283l0l21174l12l12l0l1l1l0l344l1500l0.2.2.2l6l0&safe=active&um=1&ie=UTF-8&tbm=shop&cid=4952391376046236292#
NikLG 9 1.7k England
12 Nov 2011 2:48PM
I mean shallow dof, as in things behind and in front are oof.
As paul says you wont get anything like you get with 1.8 on a dslr but then you wouldnt due to the sensor size. but i reckon you get a lot more than your standard compact.
Paul Morgan e2
13 16.1k 6 England
12 Nov 2011 3:03PM
Haha look what I dug out, looks like part of a sex aid Smile Smile

thought I got rid of this years ago.

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Spare batteries, just picked up an Energizer from Amazon for 4.99

And this is a must have, no X10 will be complete without just a little fancy bling Smile

http://www.amazon.co.uk/Fotodiox-Shutter-Release-Button-Cameras/dp/B002KEHKMU/ref=sr_1_5?ie=UTF8&qid=1321109726&sr=8-5
cattyal e2
9 6.4k 6 England
12 Nov 2011 3:09PM
Yep - I had the confirmation yesterday so all should be ok. I'm treating myself as I've a modest sum from the rubbish tiny endowment policy so I figured one goodie for me and the rest can go into my emergency fund - boring household emergency fund, not the 'I must have a new toy' emergency fund Smile

I've lots of bits knocking about that should come in useful again - hopefully. I too have an air release knocking about as well as a couple of regular short cable releases. Also an old case that should do for now.

I think I'll skip the bling Smile
Paul Morgan e2
13 16.1k 6 England
12 Nov 2011 6:32PM
Was it a good price Alison
cattyal e2
9 6.4k 6 England
12 Nov 2011 7:08PM
499 Paul - which ok, is not much less than the one in LCE but still the difference pays for another battery and card!
NikLG 9 1.7k England
12 Nov 2011 10:17PM
What battery did you get Paul ? i feel like i need i need to get one...
SlowSong e2
6 4.8k 29 England
12 Nov 2011 10:24PM
Well I'll be keeping an eye on you lot and the X10 with interest, but I finally decided to go with my first instinct. I've been trying to figure out what I want and having gone through various options, the Canon 1.4, 18-85 zoom et al, the X10, I've bitten the bullet and ordered the 1.4 prime. I feel I need to get back to basics and am looking forward to using just this prime lens to see if I can get more creative within its boundaries.

I'm still a bit of an equipment junkie though, so never say never. Smile

PS: You can stick your extra curricular gadget Paul Grin
Paul Morgan e2
13 16.1k 6 England
13 Nov 2011 12:27AM
One of these energizers, now out of stock with Amazon, a little dearer here, but free postage.

http://www.amazon.co.uk/Energizer-FLNP50-Digital-Equivalent-KLIC-7004/dp/B0029F1R1U/ref=pd_sim_ce_10
cattyal e2
9 6.4k 6 England
14 Nov 2011 10:41AM
My order has been shipped....... Smile
Paul Morgan e2
13 16.1k 6 England
14 Nov 2011 2:54PM
That`s good Alison.

I read somewhere that Amazon are not going to get any more until sometime in December, these are selling fast, probably better than Fuji anticipated.
cattyal e2
9 6.4k 6 England
14 Nov 2011 2:59PM
Looks like I got in just in time! I'll order an extra battery and a couple of cards tonight. I reckon for now the case from my old Olympus Trip will do until I sort something a bit better looking.....
Paul Morgan e2
13 16.1k 6 England
14 Nov 2011 3:11PM
Alison just make sure the battery you order has the highest rating you can find, the original is rated at 1000 mAh, some of these compatibles are rated as low as 700 mAh.

Cases, as nice as it is the original ER is expensive but there`s no shortage of other bags/cases and you could save a fair bit.

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