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B&H: imported vs usa lens

 
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Apr 14, 2010 10:21 |  #1

What's the difference for lenses? It says in the description "USA" is from Canon, then "imported" is distributed from B&H and you can't get rebates. What if I don't have a rebate anyway? Would it just be better to buy "imported" since it's cheaper? Or does it mean I can't ever send it back to them for repair?


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Apr 14, 2010 10:23 |  #2

I think the biggest difference is that the gray market equipment is sent back to B&H for warranty repair, the USA warrantied equipment is sent directly to Canon


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Apr 14, 2010 11:06 |  #3

^thank you for replying. So does that mean that USA is more preferred for the canon service?


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Apr 14, 2010 11:08 |  #4

I'd also read the "similar threads" on the bottom of this page, it will provide links to other threads on this subject.


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Apr 14, 2010 12:16 |  #5

tomd wrote in post #9993510 (external link)
I'd also read the "similar threads" on the bottom of this page, it will provide links to other threads on this subject.

Indeed. Often times you'll find in the similar threads where Canon USA will honor the warranty service of an imported lens as long as it was bought from an authorized dealer.


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