A&P Trade a Canon Xt for a Nikon D40 ?

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  1. captainwang

    captainwang New Member

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    Someones offering to trade me their Nikon D40 with kit lens for my Canon Xt with 50 1.8...worth it? Main reason I'm just curious to mess around with Nikons and I got the XT for cheaper than the D40 anyway..:dunno:
     
  2. GlobeGuy

    GlobeGuy New Member

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    Go for it, you get to do what you want to do and you benefit financially from the trade.
     
  3. jeepilot

    jeepilot Banned

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    try out the nikon before you trade and figure out if you like it. Only reason i didn't get an xti was the small grip. thought about the d40, but realized the ergonomics are very similar to the xti
     
  4. mobbarley

    mobbarley Active Member

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    downgrade.

    your friend is ripping you off.
     
  5. Sympathy

    Sympathy OT Supporter

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    Before buying a D40x, I borrowed a rebel xt on the weekends for a month. I like the menu controls on the D more than the xt...but that's a personal preference. I think there's a greater selection of lenses for the xt than for the D...unless you don't mind manual focusing. Performance wise, I don't think there isn't that much of a difference. One thing I don't like is how the nikons use the NEF format for their raw images. Why don't they just use a .raw format??
     
  6. Matt-AWD

    Matt-AWD Active Member

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    Almost all manufacturers use proprietary formats, regardless of extension. If it's not DNG, then it's some proprietary shit.
     
  7. GregFarz78

    GregFarz78 New Member

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    I wouldn't do that trade he's getting the better deal
     
  8. tetsuo

    tetsuo And shepherds we shall be...

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    personally, i would rather have my xt than a d40. better lens selection, plus i can borrow my uncle's canon gear if i need anything he has :o
     
  9. tenplanescrashing

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    don't do it...and this is coming from a nikon fan
     

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