Canon has announced three cashbacks for consumers this Christmas on selected EF lenses, EOS 500D and PowerShot SX cameras and the PIXMA Pro9500 Mark II and PIXMA Pro9000 Mark II.

When purchasing either an EOS 5D Mark II or EOS 7D - all configurations - customers will receive a voucher booklet in-box, which will allow them to claim cashback on further purchases of selected lenses - up to a maximum of 4 claims per person - within three months of their initial camera purchase.   

The following lenses are part of the money back scheme.

EF 50mm f/1.4 USM £25 / €30
EF 50mm f/1.2L USM £100 / €120
EF 85mm f/1.8 USM £25 / €30
EF 85mm f/1.2L II USM £100 / €120
EF-100mm f/2.8 USM MACRO £30 / €35
EF-100mm f/2.8L MACRO IS USM £75 / €90
EF 70-200 f/4L IS USM £70 / €75
EF 70-200 f/2.8L IS II USM £100 / €120
EF 17-40mm f/4.0L USM £50 / €60
EF 16-35mm f/2.8L II USM £85 / €100

The offer runs from 4 November 2010 to 31 January 2011 on qualifying DSLR purchases. The lens purchase deadline runs until 30 April 2011, while the redemption deadline is 31 May 2011.

Full details including terms and conditions can be found at www.canon.co.uk/eflenscashback and www.canon.ie/eflenscashback.

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