How long to get D4S from B&H

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Kevin Novak
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How long to get D4S from B&H
Mar 25, 2014

I've placed my "pre-order" for a Nikon D4S at B&H, and I'm curious about how long it takes to ship, for those who have done likewise.

I notice it's in-stock at Amazon, but I want to get the 2% reward from B&H.

Thanks!

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In reply to Kevin Novak, Mar 25, 2014

You're certainly going to beat anyone in New Zealand who wants one.

We are being told no stock at all until mid April and no idea what it will cost when it gets here!

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In reply to MPA1, Mar 26, 2014

Last Thursday I bought a D4S from Adorama. I placed the order although the camera was listed as being on back-order. Much to my surprise it shipped the next day. I will have it tomorrow

I checked B&H first and they where only taking "pre-orders".

Same thing happened when I bought a D4 a couple years ago. I was on the B&H waiting list for two months and finally gave-up and started checking Best Buy's site early in the morning. I was able to buy a camera in two days.

I remember reading how people from this forum were still waiting on B&H two months after I got mine.

B&H can't keep up with demand.

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In reply to Kevin Novak, Mar 26, 2014

Kevin Novak wrote:

I've placed my "pre-order" for a Nikon D4S at B&H, and I'm curious about how long it takes to ship, for those who have done likewise.

I notice it's in-stock at Amazon, but I want to get the 2% reward from B&H.

Thanks!

Got mine from B&H last week - Took about 2 weeks and I didn't pre-order it at announcement!

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In reply to jjnik, Mar 26, 2014

Kevin Novak wrote:

I've placed my "pre-order" for a Nikon D4S at B&H, and I'm curious about how long it takes to ship, for those who have done likewise.

I notice it's in-stock at Amazon, but I want to get the 2% reward from B&H.

Thanks!

Got mine from B&H last week - Took about 2 weeks and I didn't pre-order it at announcement!

Thanks jjnik. That's about what I was hoping for.

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In reply to Kevin Novak, Mar 26, 2014

Pictureline shows its in stock http://www.pictureline.com/nikon-d4s-fx-format-digital-slr-camera-body.html

Never had any problems with them!

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In reply to Kevin Novak, Mar 26, 2014

Have you checked with your local stores?  I know I bought my d4 from a local camera store when b&h photo did not have it.  Support our local stores.

Larry

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larrywilson wrote:

Have you checked with your local stores? I know I bought my d4 from a local camera store when b&h photo did not have it. Support our local stores.

Larry

No local camera stores here Larry. 

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In reply to sportmaster, Mar 27, 2014

sportmaster wrote:

Last Thursday I bought a D4S from Adorama. I placed the order although the camera was listed as being on back-order. Much to my surprise it shipped the next day. I will have it tomorrow

I checked B&H first and they where only taking "pre-orders".

Same thing happened when I bought a D4 a couple years ago. I was on the B&H waiting list for two months and finally gave-up and started checking Best Buy's site early in the morning. I was able to buy a camera in two days.

I remember reading how people from this forum were still waiting on B&H two months after I got mine.

B&H can't keep up with demand.

Unsophisticated buyers. Especially when a camera is first rolled out, nobody is discounting it anyway so "shopping around for availability can put a camera into your hands quicker than being on B&H's waiting lists. Finding one at a brick and mortar out of state can be fairly easy.

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Re: How long to get D4S from B&H
In reply to Rick Knepper, 11 months ago

Just got the email from B&H that they will be shipping on 4/14 with a free upgrade to next day air.

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