Circuit City-buyer be ware

Started Feb 22, 2009 | Discussions thread
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Circuit City-buyer be ware
Feb 22, 2009

I went back to CC this morning to buy the E510 for the listed price of $317, including lens. When I got there the demo unit and sale ticket were missing so I asked if they had any left. The salesman said there was 1 body only. When I asked the price he said it would be $481. I was shocked.

Why would the body be $481, but the kit including 14-42 lens be $317? Moreover, why would the E510 body be almost $30 more than the E520 with kit lens? Makes no sense.

When I questioned it, another salesman stated that the older equipment is normally more than the newer versions. Now that, I thought was just plain stupid. And I tried to tell him that in nicer terms, but he was not listening.

Needless to say I walked out without purchasing anything.

At least it was a positive learning experience for my kids. I got to explain how to be careful with sales and salesman in big box stores.

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