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« Reply #80 on: June 13, 2012, 03:57:53 PM »
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Someone told me the sensor now costs less than 2.000 US$. Is that correct?

That someone must have a very special discount on buying sensors then....

The price of a new Credo 80 is about 8000 USD higher than that of an Aptus-II 12, so a 15K trade-in price is fairly reasonable I believe.

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Yair

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« Reply #81 on: June 13, 2012, 07:17:24 PM »
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That someone must have a very special discount on buying sensors then....

The price of a new Credo 80 is about 8000 USD higher than that of an Aptus-II 12, so a 15K trade-in price is fairly reasonable I believe.

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Yair



The reasoning may be a little circular here.  Faced with significantly more than 15K to upgrade my Leaf 12 to a Credo 80, which is still crippled compared to the IQ180, it made more sense for me to upgrade to the phase product.  For a little more than half of what the Credo upgrade would have cost, I was able to upgrade my Aptus 12 to a used IQ 180 with 2300 clicks and a full warranty.  The final straw for me was that the cost for upgrading from the Aptus 10 was the same as the Aptus 12.  So buy a flagship product and get screwed.  Could not be happier with the IQ 180.

Henrik, I would consider this before shelling out for the Credo, as the IQ still offers more.
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« Reply #82 on: June 14, 2012, 02:28:33 AM »
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The reasoning may be a little circular here.  Faced with significantly more than 15K to upgrade my Leaf 12 to a Credo 80, which is still crippled compared to the IQ180, it made more sense for me to upgrade to the phase product.  For a little more than half of what the Credo upgrade would have cost, I was able to upgrade my Aptus 12 to a used IQ 180 with 2300 clicks and a full warranty.  The final straw for me was that the cost for upgrading from the Aptus 10 was the same as the Aptus 12.  So buy a flagship product and get screwed.  Could not be happier with the IQ 180.

Henrik, I would consider this before shelling out for the Credo, as the IQ still offers more.



That was an interesting solution. I think Leaf are pushing their best costumers away with this.
With the Credo you can't even use the Leaf capture.
Did you make this deal privately or through a dealer?

Henrik
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« Reply #83 on: June 14, 2012, 04:10:47 AM »
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Please note that Credo and IQ trade-in policies are similar when you buy new

The Credo is not even shipping yet so obviously there's no option to buy a used one like Jag did with the IQ...

Normally you should consider buying through/ from the local dealer as they will take care of any shipment costs in case of a warranty/ non-warranty repair

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Yair
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« Reply #84 on: June 14, 2012, 05:45:20 AM »
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That was an interesting solution. I think Leaf are pushing their best costumers away with this.
With the Credo you can't even use the Leaf capture.
Did you make this deal privately or through a dealer?

Henrik

Henrik,

it was through a dealer, and I got the warranty as well.  The back looks brand new.  With the recent "sale" activity of MFDB's (you may have read all the hoopla as it relates to the D800), I think you should be able to find an IQ 180 quite easily at a dealer.  In the end, for me, the IQ offered the best feature set, and paying significantly less than for the Credo upgrade was a huge bonus and a no-brainer.
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« Reply #85 on: June 14, 2012, 09:49:27 AM »
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Thank you!
I can not see any reason to buy a new Credo with those trade-in prices.
I can buy a IQ180 used for just 5-8.000 more.

Or maybe a D800e will do the job...
..and we can leave the sinking ship in time..

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« Reply #86 on: June 14, 2012, 10:00:53 AM »
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Hi,

If anyone is in London UK on the 21st June 2012 and wants to have a hands on with the New MamiyaLeaf Credo, then pop along to Peartreephoto, they are having an open day from 10am - 8pm.

It's worth going along as they will be having a free BBQ, drinks and every attendee will be entered into a prize draw to win a Apple iPad 16Gb.  Smiley

the details are on their news page www.peartreephoto.com/news.php

Darius.
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« Reply #87 on: June 14, 2012, 10:59:45 AM »
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There's a bunch of events coming where we're going to show the new Credo backs and where you can have a hands-on demo, starting tomorrow at the  new Calumet store in Stuttgart, Germany

All the various events are listed on our website

I'll be in Paris on 18-19/6, Manchester on 21/6 and Amsterdam on 25/6 for anyone who wishes to come along and say hello

BR

Yair
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« Reply #88 on: June 22, 2012, 05:50:50 AM »
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If you are in the Netherlands or in South Germany and wish to have a hands-on with the Credo 80, we'll be at Eyes On Media on Monday and at Photo Universal on Tuesday

Have a good weekend!

Yair

PS this is from Yesterday in Manchester, UK Wink
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