A&P Barely Used Sony SLR alpha A100K for $400, worth it?

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  1. badkarma

    badkarma New Member

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    I have a friend selling a used Sony alpha A100K for $400 because he decided to buy a camera for photography but never got into it. He's giving my first dibs, but I am not sure how sony's are for slr's. Is the camera worth $400? It's practically new. I know the retail is much higher, but it doesn't mean anything to me if the camera is just alright.
     
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    Derrict No, I am not Amish OT Supporter

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    It's good for a beginner at that price.
     
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    I got an a100 for $321 a couple weeks ago at circuit city :o
     
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    ok_computer OT Supporter

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    DON'T GET A SONY.
     
  5. nastyboy132

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    ugh
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    Girth ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ OT Supporter

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    why not just get a D40x :dunno:
     
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    Canon or Nikon or go home.
     
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    Dont get the ALPHA.
     
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    I have the A700. I use it for macro only anymore. Only cause it fires wireless flash with the onboard flash as the master.
     
  10. ///M

    ///M New Member

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    I bumped this thread, it's like 9 months old :rofl: :o

    I was searching OTAP for threads relating to it :dunno:
     
  11. Manythanks

    Manythanks Stay humble, don't mumble.

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    You can get a used XT with kit lens for ~ that price. :dunno:
     
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    ///M New Member

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    :eek3: I had a reason, though :eek3:
     
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    the glass selection for anything other then nikon or canon = fail
     
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    different strokes for different folks. I personally prefer the color reproduced by Minolta/Sony glass to any canikon glass.
     
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    Ill take 3000 for all my sony gear
     
  16. badkarma

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    This thread is old as balls, I already have an xti with a tamron 28-75 f/2.8 and have had it for a while now.
     
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    :h5:
     

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