Quote Originally Posted by gareth harper

Almost 100 quid that one was. Meanwhile I got a Canon UK ex-demo EOS30v for 140 quid with 12mnth warranty, including postage off e-bay a few days ago. What a steal. E-bay is nuts.
Thats just another SLR. The QL17 is desirable because it is a rangefinder with a fast 40mm f1.7 lens, the option of fully manual or shutter priority, exposure lock, flash sync at all speeds and is small enough to slip in a pocket.