Bluestripe photo? / HVR-A1 less than $2K?

Discussion in 'Digital Video' started by Emrtr4, Feb 13, 2007.

  1. Emrtr4 macrumors regular

    Feb 6, 2006
    I am wondering if anyone here has used Bluestripe photo? I am considering buying an HD camcorder through the site such as an HD3, (well now the HD7) but they have an increadible price on the HVR-A1!
    For about four hundred $$$ more than an HCR-HD7 I could buy the HVR-A1 that is a fantastic deal (it is for all intensive purposes a pro camera). The store ratings online are good, but has anyone on this site used bluestripephoto?

    Is anyone here aware of a legit place where I can purchase a HVR-A1 for less than $2K?
  2. bigbossbmb macrumors 68000


    Jul 1, 2004
    I am highly skeptical... their price for the HVX200 is more than a $1000 too low...
  3. LethalWolfe macrumors G3


    Jan 11, 2002
    Los Angeles
    I wouldn't touch a gray market store like that w/a 10 foot pole.

  4. Emrtr4 thread starter macrumors regular

    Feb 6, 2006
    Thanks, I dk the price wasnt THAT off Amazon prime has it for $2200 with rebate, which is pretty friken good.

    I am thinking of buying that (possibly from amazon prime, prime treats me well) and the next macbookblack (hopefully backlit LED, Santa Rosa core)
  5. eb6 macrumors regular

    Sep 7, 2006
    yo yo yo
    I've bought from them before. Great prices. But they will call you and try and make you buy a warranty and extra battery and whatnot. Just keep saying no. (unless you want it I guess) But it was worth the price.
  6. WildCowboy Administrator/Editor


    Staff Member

    Jan 20, 2005
    Wow...I would never do business with them. Broadway Photo is one of the most notorious scam sites out there...they (and the rest of their aliases) have scored an amazingly low 0.8 out of 10 on ResellerRatings. Consider yourself lucky that you got your stuff.

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