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- December 24, 2014 at 6:57 PM #84722jkeith51Participant
I’m new to the forum. My wife and I film hunts and I am looking into getting a different camcorder. I am planning to get the Panasonic ag-ac90, but need some store advice first. I am on a very tight budget and have been looking around and came across NJ Accessories. Has anybody on here ever used NJ Accessories? Great pricing. Just a little confused on something. Reading the reviews on the store most were good, bit one did mention that these are not the American version Panasonic ag-ac90. Will that be a big deal or is it the same thing pretty much? If anyone has used them please give me your feedback on them before I use them. And also again will there be any difference between American version and other versions?
Thanks so much
- December 31, 2014 at 3:56 AM #211545brunerwwMember
Hi jkeith – it sounds like they are selling the "grey market" version of the camera. That means they are selling a camera manufactured for one of the Asian NTSC markets and selling it in the US. The camera will work fine, but will not be covered by a Panasonic USA warranty.
At best, the store will offer a sellers' warranty (usually covering parts only). At worst, you will have to ship the camera back to Japan or Hong Kong for service.
I recommend you spend a little extra money and get the camera with a full 1 year Panasonic parts and service warranty for $1999 from an authorized Panasonic USA dealer such as Amazon or Adorama.
Good luck and Happy New Year!
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