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06-10-2010, 09:07 AM   #1
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Does anyone know what the warranty is for a Pentax lens bought from say, Amazon, B&H or Adorama?

I found a third party warranty on Amazon for just about any lens, from a company called Mack sold by New World Video Direct.

With the issues surrounding the SDM reliability I would like to know I can get the lens fixed if necessary without paying for it twice.


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The standard Pentax warranty is for one year, and comes with any new lens. Third-party warranties have their own terms, so you'd have to check those individually.

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Also, if you pay for your purchase with a credit card, the card may offer an additional year warranty. Check with the issuing bank.
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Thanks guys.
Has anyone bought the Mack Warranty from Amazon? Only 40 bucks, and I don't know if there's a deductible or if it's a scam, but for that price it looks like it would be worth a gamble, ya think?

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"only" 40 bucks? That's pretty expensive... I'd go with the credit card, I've used my warranty plan numerous times and it's much simpler than any company or store warranty. No fuss, no questions, no trouble.

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