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Old Feb 2, 2003, 4:56 AM   #1
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Default How do you tell if its a refurb?

Hi helpful folks out there!
I live in Greece and am looking for a digicam to help me in producing educational software - photo heavy! I have found a really good offer on a C2100 in one shop (~350 $), its considerably less than almost 150 dollars in another shop. But 150 sounds a BIG difference to me - so my question is how can i tell if it is refurbished? It has a 2 year guarantee and the guy says its new. How do i check?
I want to take pictures of trees and parts of trees/fruit/blossoms nature etc suitable for good photos on cd but also for scientific publishing in periodicals - do you reckon this will do the job well? I see a lot of you folks rave about it. Everything else i find in shops is mostly newer and a lot more expensive than back home in uk and i will be paying well over the odds for fewer features in the budget range i can afford, this seems like a real bang for bucks offer - is it a good choice?
Any advice will be appreciated.

(Owner of a 15yr old OM20 that still takes great photos!)
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Old Feb 2, 2003, 3:53 PM   #2
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Well, the 100% sure was is to obtain the serial number of the camera, call it in to Olympus and ask.
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Old Feb 2, 2003, 10:54 PM   #3
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lg is right. That way you will also find if it is supposed toi be sold in Greece, and if the Warranty is valid.
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