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Olympus discount on Extended warranty for OM-D cameras

Discussion in 'Olympus Cameras' started by mcrosa, Jul 30, 2014.

  1. mcrosa

    mcrosa Mu-43 Regular

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    Jun 26, 2013
    Miami, Florida
    Mike Crosa
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  2. Replytoken

    Replytoken Mu-43 Hall of Famer

    May 7, 2012
    Puget Sound
    Ken
    This sure beats the 5% off coupon that they sent me for filling out a survey. I now have extended coverage on my 12-40.

    BIG thanks!

    --Ken
     
  3. Yycdave

    Yycdave Mu-43 Regular

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    Feb 26, 2014
    Yet another great offer we can't get in Canada. Has anyone been able to do so?
     
  4. mcrosa

    mcrosa Mu-43 Regular

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    Jun 26, 2013
    Miami, Florida
    Mike Crosa
    They indicated that it applies in us and canada



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  5. Wisertime

    Wisertime Mu-43 All-Pro

    Aug 6, 2013
    Philly
    Steve
    You guys must have socialized camera care up there I'd guess, so you probably don't need it like we do in the US...eh? :wink: :thumbup:
    :drinks:
     
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  6. Yycdave

    Yycdave Mu-43 Regular

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    Feb 26, 2014
    Until you check out and the only "Country" option is United States.
     
  7. nstelemark

    nstelemark Mu-43 Hall of Famer

    May 28, 2013
    Halifax, Nova Scotia Canada
    Larry
    I just paid by paypal and shipped the warranty (I assume piece of paper) to a buddy of mine in the US.
     
  8. Captiva

    Captiva Mu-43 Regular

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    Dec 28, 2012
    What is the process Oly uses to validate the purchase date requirements for the extended warranty?
     
  9. mcrosa

    mcrosa Mu-43 Regular

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    Jun 26, 2013
    Miami, Florida
    Mike Crosa
    On the web site I indicated before, it specifically says Canada is covered.
     
  10. nstelemark

    nstelemark Mu-43 Hall of Famer

    May 28, 2013
    Halifax, Nova Scotia Canada
    Larry
    Nothing that I can see.
     
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  11. spdavies

    spdavies Mu-43 Top Veteran

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    Apr 9, 2013
    Hawaii
    Stephen
    Site says must be purchased within the one year (new) or 90 day (refurb) original warranty period,
    so would assume they would work from the original receipt plus receipt for extended warranty
    if service were required.

    I don't think they require any proof to buy the extended warranty,
    but if you tried to use it without the original receipt for the camera, you might have a problem.
     
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  12. jnewell

    jnewell Mu-43 All-Pro

    Jun 23, 2011
    Boston, MA
    Had the same question, came to the same conclusion. Very odd!
     
  13. gpburdell

    gpburdell Mu-43 Veteran

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    Jul 16, 2014
    How does the extended warranty get associated with a particular camera or lens (if you bought the lens extended warranty)?

    e.g. how does Olympus prevent someone from buying the lens extended warranty and then using it with whichever lens is the first to need service? Do you have to register the extended warranty against a serial number online or by mail-in or something?
     
  14. Replytoken

    Replytoken Mu-43 Hall of Famer

    May 7, 2012
    Puget Sound
    Ken
    If you live in the US, when you register your equipment, you have the option of entering your extended warranty number. Alternately, if you need warranty service on an unregistered item, you will need to provide your original receipt and the extended warranty number. To avoid any confusion, I try to register extended warranty equipment so the coverage is pretty clear if there is a problem.

    --Ken
     
  15. jnewell

    jnewell Mu-43 All-Pro

    Jun 23, 2011
    Boston, MA
    I noticed that when I realized I should check to see whether I'd registered my E-M1 (I haven't). So, I'm going to wait until the EW arrives so I can tie the EW to the camera...if only to prevent my own memory failures or losing the paperwork in the future.
     
  16. Replytoken

    Replytoken Mu-43 Hall of Famer

    May 7, 2012
    Puget Sound
    Ken
    My warranty arrived today. I am mulling one for my 75, but as it is a prime, and has less moving parts, I may take a pass.

    --Ken
     
  17. twokatmew

    twokatmew Mu-43 All-Pro

    Jun 1, 2012
    Lansing, MI, US
    Margaret
    I know the original warranty is not transferable. But ... does anyone know if the extended warranty is transferable? I'm contemplating purchasing one for my E-M10.
     
  18. Replytoken

    Replytoken Mu-43 Hall of Famer

    May 7, 2012
    Puget Sound
    Ken
    Hi Margaret,

    As I mentioned above, Olympus provides the option of registering the extended warranty when you register the equipment on line. If you do not, I suspect that you would need to present both the original receipt, the extended warranty number, and possibly a receipt of its date of purchase so they can tell that it was purchased before your original warranty expired. So, I suspect that it may not be transferrable. But, I would strongly encourage verification with Olympus about what is or is not aceptable.

    --Ken
     
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  19. Replytoken

    Replytoken Mu-43 Hall of Famer

    May 7, 2012
    Puget Sound
    Ken
    Quick update. The extended warranty says that it is for the original owner, and is not transferrable.

    Sorry,

    --Ken
     
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  20. Replytoken

    Replytoken Mu-43 Hall of Famer

    May 7, 2012
    Puget Sound
    Ken
    One item of note. If you look at Precision's home page, they have an estimator tool that will tell you what the "fixed" price is for working on a product out of warranty. The charges are not uniform, and vary from body to body and lens to lens. It appears that the 75 is more expensive than the 12-40. Something to consider if you live in the US and are deciding if a warranty is worth purchasing.

    --Ken