Solar Eclipse Countdown: Are You Geared Up?

NEW YORK, NY—(Marketwired – August 17, 2017) – With Monday's solar eclipse just four days away, people are scrambling to pick up eclipse viewing glasses before it's too late. The B&H SuperStore in New York City has a complete line of ISO–certified solar eclipse glasses, as well as solar binoculars, telescopes, and other products needed to maximize the viewing experience.

The B&H SuperStore is one of the only places in the country offering ISO–certified eclipse glasses without massive markups. Some listings online are marked up as much as 1,000%.

“Some people are really trying to take advantage of this phenomenon which is a shame,” said Todd Vorenkamp, B&H Photo Senior Writer for Explora. “Everyone should be able to view the eclipse safely and without breaking the bank.”

B&H is offering a 5–pack of solar eclipse glasses for $14.95 in–store only. The only online option is a 10–pack for $44.95. You can also shop online for other eclipse products, like solar telescopes, camera filters, and binoculars, on B&H's Solar Eclipse 2017 page.

Finally, B&H would like to remind everyone to be safe and protect your eyes during the eclipse. For some helpful tips, refer to CBS News' recent segment with B&H. For an in–depth guide, read a B&H Explora article titled 14 Tips for Solar Viewing and Photography Safety.

About B&H Photo Video, Pro Audio

As the world's largest source of photography, video, and audio equipment, as well as computers, drones, and home and portable entertainment, B&H is known worldwide for its attentive, knowledgeable sales force and excellent customer service, including fast, reliable shipping. B&H has been serving customers worldwide for 40 years.

Visitors to the website can access a variety of educational videos and enlightening articles. The B and H YouTube Channel has an unmatched wealth of educational content. Our entertaining and informative videos feature product overviews from our in–house specialists. You can view the B&H Event Space presentations from many of the world's foremost experts and interviews with some of technology's most dynamic characters. Tap into this exciting resource by subscribing to the B&H YouTube Channel here. In addition to videos, the B&H Explora blog presents new product announcements, gear reviews, helpful guides, and tech news written by product experts and industry professionals.

When you're in Manhattan, take a tour of the B&H Photo SuperStore, located at 420 Ninth Avenue. With hundreds of products on display, the B&H Photo SuperStore is the place to test–drive and compare all the latest gear.–observing/ci/33818/N/3583558376/sba

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