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Mar 24, 2013 15:52 |  #1

I am thinking of buying a refurb camera I have bought refurbed lenses before has good luck, but I am wondering what kind of luck people have doing a refurbed camera?

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Mar 24, 2013 16:06 |  #2

I have gotten two refurb cameras from Canon. No issues with either and no regrets. I will probably always buy refurb from now on. Big savings and great bargain, especially considering bodies lose value faster than a lens will.
Canon is extremely good about swapping out bodies if you get one you don't like.


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Mar 24, 2013 16:06 |  #3

Most have had good luck, some have had issues but then that can happen with a new camera as well. I'll venture a guess that there are many more that have not had issues than those that have.


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Mar 24, 2013 16:13 |  #4

BrickR wrote in post #15750524 (external link)
I have gotten two refurb cameras from Canon. No issues with either and no regrets. I will probably always buy refurb from now on. Big savings and great bargain, especially considering bodies lose value faster than a lens will.
Canon is extremely good about swapping out bodies if you get one you don't like.

Yes that is right lose a ton of value very fast even at a rumor an upgrade is coming out.




  
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Mar 24, 2013 16:14 |  #5

gjl711 wrote in post #15750525 (external link)
Most have had good luck, some have had issues but then that can happen with a new camera as well. I'll venture a guess that there are many more that have not had issues than those that have.

I had a new camera I had issues with it sent it back to Canon and still wasn't right so even new is not a guarantee




  
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Mar 24, 2013 18:30 |  #6
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2 refurbs, 10,000+ shots on each, no problems


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Mar 24, 2013 18:57 |  #7

I purchased a 60D thru Canon and it came with a shutter count of 87, and no problems at all.




  
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Mar 24, 2013 19:19 |  #8

If you purchase a refurb through adorama, enter their VIP program (free), you can then pay $7.95 for an extra 12 months of warranty on top of the 3 months that you get from canon.


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Mar 24, 2013 20:14 |  #9

smasraum wrote in post #15751111 (external link)
If you purchase a refurb through adorama, enter their VIP program (free), you can then pay $7.95 for an extra 12 months of warranty on top of the 3 months that you get from canon.

This! I bought a 30D through Adorama about 4 years ago with the year warranty. Never had to use it, but it was nice knowing I had it.


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Mar 24, 2013 20:31 |  #10

I bought my refurb 7D through the Canon Loyalty Program (CLP). You can trade in a old canon camera for a refurb. Call (866)-443-8002 to find out if your old camera qualifies and what refurbished models are available


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Mar 24, 2013 20:41 |  #11

Buy refurbished Canon cameras from the online store. Comes with warranty and you won't be disappointed with the quality you get.

I bought my t2i there a couple of years ago and sold it with a 50k shutter count on it, working flawless.


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Mar 24, 2013 20:50 |  #12
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From the Canon Refurb store ...
* First 5D MK II DOA stuck in senor clean - Returned for replacement
* Second 5D MK II fine and dandy

FWIW - the first one had early SN and second one a much latter SN with 350 shutter counts.


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Mar 24, 2013 21:16 |  #13

Mike, I got a 7D refurb from Adorama that I couldn't tell from brand new. So far, so good,with about 300 images. The tamron 17-50 that I bought from you liveson it 90% of the time.

Don't hesitate to buy a refurb from a reputable source, and you might even find a price that is lower than used like I did. :)


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Mar 24, 2013 21:45 |  #14

did you just buy this on canon.com??? i was typing in credit card info and lost it!!!!


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Mar 26, 2013 19:48 |  #15

Does Canon ship with original box etc, when refurbed?




  
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