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Crazy Canon Price Drops: Canon C100 & C300 Get $1,000+ Price Cuts

Canon is at it again, dropping the prices of their C100 by $1,000 and the C300 by about $5,000, as well as $500 off numerous Canon cinema lenses.

Canon C100
The Canon C100, now $2,999 to $7,999

Originally priced at $3,999 for just the body, the C100 is seeing a $1,000 price drop on all its models, almost making it cheaper than many DSLRs currently on the market. For just another $500-$600 you can get the AF (auto-focus) model AND a lens. The C300 prices have plummeted even further, with the cheapest model going from $11,499 to just $6,999. That’s not even counting the higher priced models packaged with a lens, still going for under $9,000.
Canon C300
The Canon C300, now $6,499 to $8,299

 
Naturally these price drops devalue current owner’s models, though I expect this is less of a shock than the last time, given the two cameras are about 3-4 years old now. They’re both still completely viable options for those looking for a heavier capture solution, and will probably continue to see some life even if Canon announces successors to their line at NAB this month (as the rumors suggest).
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Canon Cinema lenses now $500 off

 
Canon has also bumped the price of their cinema lenses by $500, knocking many of their prices from just under $5,000 to about $4,500. While not as drastic as the C100 and C300 drops, it still may be a happy day for someone looking for a reason to pick up that Canon cinema lens they’ve had their eye on.
You can check out the C100 and C300’s new prices at B&H (links below), and as always be sure to visit Canon at www.USA.Canon.com
C100 Price Drops
C300 Price Drops
Canon Cinema Lens Price Drops

Written by Jake Fruia

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