Re: Open question about grey market camera imports

Discussion in 'Digital Photography' started by Bill Bennett, Jun 23, 2003.

  1. Bill Bennett

    Bill Bennett Guest

    beware import duty

    "A.N.Other" <> wrote in message
    news:p...
    > I'm considering buying a Canon EOS digital SLR at the moment. I have a
    > fair collection of existing EOS lenses and so there's no way I'm going
    > to buy a plain old digital camera instead.
    >
    > Unfortunately, Canon's digital EOS prices in the UK are somewhere
    > slightly above stupid and so I was contemplating buying a grey market
    > import.
    >
    > Has anyone out there gone down this route and if so, would they advise
    > me to go down the same path or not? Are there suppliers to go to and
    > others to avoid? Will there be problems with the guarantee or
    > obtaining firmware upgrades for the camera. Will I load the
    > controlling software and find it's all in Japanese etc etc?
    >
    > Anyone care to help/comment on any of this?
    >
    > TIA!
    > --
    >
    > I'm a second-class person citizen-wise,
    > This is something I must recognise
    > It's not my place to make complaint,
    > But am I happy? No, I ain't
     
    Bill Bennett, Jun 23, 2003
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