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what do you think about bying refurb?

by premiere522 / November 18, 2005 11:21 PM PST

do you think the price docks are worth it? what are the possible negatives? right now im thinking no, but only cause I don't have any experience with them.

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I don't see a problem with it as long as the dealer is
by Kiddpeat / November 19, 2005 12:40 AM PST

reputable. One assumes it is the manufacturer that did the refurb, but the dealer is the one who must guarantee this. There should also be a warrantee on the item if the manufacturer did the refurb.

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Refurbished Should be Better
by leelaw33 / November 21, 2005 1:56 PM PST

I was told by an employee of a major, very reputable digital camera manufacturer that the process for refurbishing cameras is alot more detailed and thorough than from a mass production factory line. Yes, make sure the dealer is reputable and furnishes you with a year's warranty. I have purchased 5 digital cameras now, all the same brand and all refurbished. To date, I have not had one single problem with any of them.

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