A&P Canon 300d or 350d (xt)

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  1. itr452

    itr452 VTEC motherfucker, GOT ANY?

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    For $385 (body only) 10000 actuations, is it worth it for the 300d???

    Or should i get the 350d/xt with kit lens for $630. The XT has 3000 actuations.

    I'm aware of the 10d firmware upgrade as well, but don't know if it's better to buy the 300d or the 350d. What would you guys do if you were in my situation???

    Thanks for the help everybody.
     
  2. Teddy KGB

    Teddy KGB soup dawg

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    I got my 300D with kit lens for $400 new last year. :cool:

    $630 for a used XT seems expensive, especially when you can get them for ~$550 shipped when they have their sales.

    The only thing I don't like about the 300D is the slow write speed and the pretty shitty continuous shoot buffer. :mad:
     
  3. itr452

    itr452 VTEC motherfucker, GOT ANY?

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    thanks for the heads up, btw did you ever do the 300d firmware (10d) flash? The trouble is that I'm up in Canadia and $630 is a "good" price. Shit up here's expensive, so given the price and condition, which would you choose?
     
  4. Teddy KGB

    Teddy KGB soup dawg

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    I never did the firmware flash.

    Can you not order from Dell in Canada? That was where I was referring to in my first post. If you don't feel like waiting, I'd probably get the XT since it's pretty cheap when you factor in how much you'd have to spend on a lens for the Rebel, is newer, write faster, and higher continuous drive. It's also smaller, but I'm not sure if that's a +/- for you.
     
  5. Changed

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    I've got a basically new 350D body for sale. Less than 400 photos snapped.

    let me know if you are interested
     
  6. IntheWorks

    IntheWorks windin film.. takin pics Moderator

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    what are your plans for the camera? do you plan on making this a serious hobby, or will it just be used to take snapshots of the family?
     
  7. CornUponCob

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    If you go the route of 300D I'll give you a good deal on the 300D (probably 20,000 actuations) Battery Grip, two batteries, cable release, a 1 gig card (slow card, but it doesn't really matter for the 300D) and if you want, a bag.

    Like $400 for all of it.

    If you're dying for the kit lens I'd sell it for about $90.
     
  8. tenplanescrashing

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    i've always hated the 300d's start up time. the 350d fixed this so it would be my choice between the two.
     
  9. tenplanescrashing

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    Canon 300d
    Power: Off to On - 2.9 seconds

    Canon 350d
    Power: Off to On - <0.5 seconds

    Nikon D70
    Power: Off to On - 0.0 seconds (couldn't be measured)

    These are also from sleep to on too. Not just switched off to on. That 3 seconds is 6-9 shots missed...
     
  10. Pineapple Devil

    Pineapple Devil beat it!

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    i'll sell you my 350d w/ ~4k actuations on it for $600. comes with everything like its a brand new kit.
     
  11. Derrict

    Derrict No, I am not Amish OT Supporter

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    I'll sell you my 350D with 3000 clicks and will throw in 2 low-end Sigma lenses for $550 shipped! (I just need LowLikeWhoa to give me the one lens back =) )
     
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    :rofl: :rofl: :hug:
     
  13. Changed

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    350D Body ~400 shots taken, bought it like 1.5 months ago. Brand new condition.

    550 shipped
     
  14. Teddy KGB

    Teddy KGB soup dawg

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    :rofl:
     
  15. postman

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    must be plenty of people needing the latest and greatest.. so should be able to pic up a 350d relatively cheap.
     
  16. Dnepr

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    350D you whore :o

    I love mien.
     

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