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3hats
02-10-2012, 02:59 PM
Just wondering when they might actually start shipping or maybe they have. I've been on the Abel preorder list since November. They suggest mid-March as a realistic date.
Any insights?
thanks
Bill

nbon
02-10-2012, 07:43 PM
Echo that. I would have expected many more to be out in the world by now. Anxious to get my hands on that bad boy. Not to mention the gigs coming and going that I could use it on!!

cowpunk52
02-10-2012, 09:58 PM
Word is that only 80 went out in the first shipment (possibly world-wide). 1000 cams in the first production run. Each one that flies out of Japan gets a hand test and inspection on the ground before moving on to dealers. It will be a slow trickle for the first month, it seems.

telecam
02-11-2012, 06:16 AM
I got #16 last week from BH.

Jon Nelson
02-11-2012, 06:30 AM
#27 arrived 1/26

3hats
02-11-2012, 06:55 AM
It's good to hear that someone is getting them.
Patience

NewYorkLion
02-11-2012, 08:20 AM
How do you find out what number you have?

Noel Evans
02-11-2012, 12:47 PM
Theres no way to. But someone told me end of March latest if your on the pre order list. With shipments this coming week, first week of march etc.

NewYorkLion
02-11-2012, 03:59 PM
I got mine a few weeks ago. Loving it so far

Jim Martin
02-14-2012, 09:21 AM
A few more will go out to dealers this week.....Canon has told me that "the boat" will come in at the end of the month and hopefully will cover most of the dealer's back orders....which will make all the people we have orders with happy.

Jim Martin
Filmtools.com

Noel Evans
02-14-2012, 09:55 AM
Mine comes End of this week.

NeedCreative
02-14-2012, 11:35 AM
I just received mine from Rule Boston today. I preordered as soon they took preorders in Jan. They kind of echoed what Jim said about future weeks' shipments.

Jim Martin
02-15-2012, 10:04 AM
I stand corrected.....the boat is not coming in at the end of the month...they will continue to slowly increase the number of cameras arriving over the next month. Canon is Q.C.ing every camera before it is shipped to the dealers and that is taking a bit of time.
Sorry for the slightly wrong info on this.

Jim Martin
Filmtools.com

Noel Evans
02-18-2012, 10:58 PM
Well due to a mess up my end - will have mine Tuesday now.