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Topic # 191892 19-Feb-2016 16:12
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I was surprised to know that the Sony Store in Wellington would be closing down by the end of this March as its lease expires.  I was told by one of the staff that it's not seeking relocation as yet.

 

As a result, they are currently clearing all its stocks storewide; most of its headphones, AV receivers/amplifiers as well as hi fi audio components are offered with a 50% discount!  And its various camera ranges are also highly discounted.  It's definitely worth a visit there if you are fond of Sony's products.

 

I picked up one of its flagship headphone amplifier PHA3 for $779 (originally $1299.99)


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  Reply # 1495796 19-Feb-2016 16:16
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Can anyone check the price of a 55-20 e-mount lens there please?  I'm in Auckland.. maybe zap you the money to buy it for me if less than $200 :)


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  Reply # 1499041 25-Feb-2016 10:56
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The prices things are selling for are mental

 

It's not that their lease expired it's that the owner was continually putting up the rent. They won't be opening a new store


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  Reply # 1499052 25-Feb-2016 11:16
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jonb:

 

Can anyone check the price of a 55-20 e-mount lens there please?  I'm in Auckland.. maybe zap you the money to buy it for me if less than $200 :)

 

 

I can check in an hour or so for you, but are you missing a number after "20"?





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  Reply # 1499055 25-Feb-2016 11:19
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Kopkiwi:

 

The prices things are selling for are mental

 

 

 

 

Do you mean things are really cheap, or very expensive? 


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  Reply # 1499056 25-Feb-2016 11:22
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@jonb: Can anyone check the price of a 55-20 e-mount lens there please?  I'm in Auckland.. maybe zap you the money to buy it for me if less than $200 :)

 

Do you mean the 55-210 e-mount lens (SEL55210) that normally sells for $649.95? If so, I was in the Wellington store yesterday and asked about that very one and was quoted $487, which is "only" 25% off. I'll keep my eye out though - it might get cheaper the closer it gets to the closing date. 


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  Reply # 1499058 25-Feb-2016 11:25
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@freitasm: Maybe merge with the other thread:  Sony store in Wellington closing down end of March?

 

Edit: Although that one's in the Android forum - perhaps not the best place?


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  Reply # 1499073 25-Feb-2016 12:00
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Finch:

 

Kopkiwi:

 

The prices things are selling for are mental

 

 

 

 

Do you mean things are really cheap, or very expensive? 

 

 

 

 

Really cheap


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  Reply # 1499091 25-Feb-2016 12:43
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I saw that too over the weekend and forgot to raise the thread.

 

Yeah if you're in Wellington and looking for a deal it's worth checking out.

 

Very often Sony gear is on sale in one place or another, but these clearance sales tend to be lower than elsewhere. 

 

So, it's more like 15% off a normal sale price, which is still good if you're looking to buy.

 

 

 

Realise now I forgot to check out PS4s...

 

 

 

They have/had some mirrorless cameras.  Not as good as the DSE mental fire sale recently, but still cheaper than you'd find elsewhere.

 

 


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  Reply # 1499117 25-Feb-2016 13:11
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Jaxson:

 

(snip)

 

 They have/had some mirrorless cameras.  Not as good as the DSE mental fire sale recently, but still cheaper than you'd find elsewhere.

 

 

 

What was the availability and cost of lenses like?


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  Reply # 1499124 25-Feb-2016 13:17
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Jaxson:

 

I saw that too over the weekend and forgot to raise the thread.

 

Yeah if you're in Wellington and looking for a deal it's worth checking out.

 

Very often Sony gear is on sale in one place or another, but these clearance sales tend to be lower than elsewhere. 

 

So, it's more like 15% off a normal sale price, which is still good if you're looking to buy.

 

 

 

Realise now I forgot to check out PS4s...

 

 

 

They have/had some mirrorless cameras.  Not as good as the DSE mental fire sale recently, but still cheaper than you'd find elsewhere.

 

 

 

 

 

 

It's actually at cost


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  Reply # 1499156 25-Feb-2016 13:54
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I remember they had some lenses, but sorry can't provide any additional info past that. 

 

I genuinely wasn't in there for very long.


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  Reply # 1499345 25-Feb-2016 19:02
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Couldn't see any ps4's at lunch time today, good sale though the amps are really cheap, the blue ray players wernt as cheap as i thought they might of been, same with the blue tooth speakers


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  Reply # 1499423 25-Feb-2016 20:46
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How about TV's? I am needing a new one to replace my 6 year old Sony Smart TV.





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  Reply # 1499433 25-Feb-2016 21:00
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Depending on the TV model I think I saw anything from a couple of hundred to a thousand off the price, but I suppose it depends on whether it is a display model or not.

 

Needed a simple handycam so picked up the CX405 for $255, which was definitely far less than it's historical pricespy price.


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  Reply # 1499527 26-Feb-2016 08:33
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@michaelmurfy: How about TV's? I am needing a new one to replace my 6 year old Sony Smart TV. 

 

Get in quick - when I was in the Wellington store on Wednesday there were already a number of empty spaces where TVs used to be.


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