Who has ordered from japandirect?

Discussion in 'Archived Threads 2001-2004' started by Mike Puett, Jan 25, 2002.

  1. Mike Puett

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    Strongly considering ordering a Sharp XV-Z900U from Japan at $4978. Looking for input - good and bad.
     
  2. Matt Stryker

    Matt Stryker Screenwriter

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    Mike-
    You might check over at avsforum.com; they have a couple of people considering ordering the 9000 through this guy. The only potential downside is the warranty will not be valid in the US; many of the previous buyers have stated that Sharp will work on these projectors in the US, but that you will have to pay.
    If it was my money and I wanted the 9000, I'd go to Japandirect.
     
  3. Guy Kuo

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    It is best NOT to bring this topic over to the AVS Forum. Quite understandably, discussions releated to overseas projector deals have been recently disallowed at AVS Forum. Remember that forum, is largely funded by AV Science, an equipment seller. Alan Gouger has been very gracious in the minimal degree with which he interferes with threads, but things like Japan Direct directly interfere with AV Science. If AVS doesn't make money, then AVS Forum doesn't get funded. Like the HT forum, AVS Forum is a wonderful, cost-free facility for its members. We just need to remember that we're actually benefitting at someone elses dinner table, not a public utility. One needs to support those who support us.
     
  4. Randy Marcoot

    Randy Marcoot Auditioning

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    Hi Mike -

    Do you have a URL for Japan Direct? Can't seem to find it.

    Thanks,

    Randy
     
  5. AaronP

    AaronP Stunt Coordinator

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    From what I've read on other forums, JS Kwon is reliable about sending Japanese projectors over here, his website is www.pricejapan.com
     
  6. Deane Johnson

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    Just remember, if your projector needs warranty service, it might have to go back to Japan.

    There was a recent discussion about a Marantz over at AVS. It came with a bad bulb. Apparently they are sending a replacement at no cost to the buyer, but I suppose it may take a little longer to get.

    There's often a price to pay for the cheapest deal.

    Deane
     

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