Hugo, where are the Camera and lenses made

Discussion in 'Australia Photography' started by Arno and Triny, Dec 28, 2003.

  1. Hi Everyone.

    Anyone can tell me where the camera and lenses that hugo sell are made?
    ARe they made in China, Taiwan or japan?


    About to buy a canon eos 30 with lenses from him, can he be trusted?


    Arno and Triny, Dec 28, 2003
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    Miro Guest

    It all depends on your religion and the type of photons you intend to pass
    into the glass.

    This CRAP is made by the 1000 in robotic production lines with cheap low
    payed workers. What are expecting ?
    Miro, Dec 28, 2003
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  3. and???????????? that is no answer to my question is it?
    Arno and Triny, Dec 28, 2003
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    Miro Guest

    The answer to your question is - dont be a twit.
    Miro, Dec 28, 2003
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    Henrik Guest

    what is your point? Are you uncomfortable buying from Hugo? If so, then
    I think Miro summed you up very well. Get on with it and take some photos


    PS: Yes, he can be trusted - now go and spend some money
    Henrik, Dec 28, 2003
  6. so you dont suggest Hugo or the canon eos 30?

    Arno and Triny, Dec 28, 2003
  7. Hey if you are aware and Canon is the quality Canon from australia, china,
    japan and the USA is not the same.
    Look on canon USA the test that has to be done before it can be on the
    Canon australia is more or less like china and the best of all as you all
    know is made in Japan.

    So where the one hugo sell are made from is my question and only question.
    Of course a made in china will be cheaper than made in japan or USA but
    doesnt mean that he is selling crap.
    Only wanted to know.

    Arno and Triny, Dec 28, 2003
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    Miro Guest

    I suggest it makes no difference where it is made since it isnt made by hand
    but rather slapped together in a pay-per-unit sweat shop.
    Miro, Dec 28, 2003
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    Ubiquitous Guest

    I don't know for sure but I suspect that all Canon lenses are manufactured
    in Japan, certainly all of mine are, from the cheapo 50mm f/1.8 to the
    consumer 24-85mm, to the 70-200mm f2.8L. And what do you mean Canon
    Australia is more or less like China? Canon Australia doesn't manufacture
    ANY lenses.

    And could you elaborate on what Canon USA do to test lenses before they can
    release them to the market? I suspect they don't do anything, they import
    them from Japan (or wherever) just like every other Canon distributor does,
    Ubiquitous, Dec 28, 2003
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    Ubiquitous Guest

    Well really it wouldn't make much difference what country it was made in if
    it were put together by hand either, since no nationality has inherently a
    better craftsmen. You'd need to start asking the name of the person who put
    together an item to really get to know whether it was 'quality' or not. But
    thats just silly.
    Ubiquitous, Dec 28, 2003
  11. no USA lenses exist and canon australia agree do not make anything but do
    import most of it from china and they do put together some items also such
    as D1 and V.

    USA items need to be able to survive a drop test no other country need it
    appart Japan.

    I have a friend working at Canon australia and he suggest me himself to buy
    oversea to get better quality and price. for the warrenty wont have problem
    as he work at canon .
    Arno and Triny, Dec 28, 2003
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    Ubiquitous Guest

    Can you give me an example of a lens that is made in the USA? I've been
    doing some research and haven't been able to find any. B&H sell both USA
    warranty and import warranty lenses, but according to their info, they are
    both "manufactured side-by-side on the same assembly line, by the same
    workers, to the same tolerances, using the same raw materials. They look,
    feel and perform the same because they are the same."

    Anyway, you say that USA items need to be able to survive a drop test and so
    does Japan, and yet it is Japan that supplies the vast majority of Canon
    lenses (if not all, I still havent seen any evidence of another country
    manufacturing Canon lenses) And since Hugo So is so near to Japan, surely it
    would make sense that he would use Japanese manufactured lenses as opposed
    to American ones.

    So perhaps it doesn't even matter where it comes from. If its American it
    has survived a drop test, if its Japanese it has too, and Japanese is
    superior, apparently.
    Ubiquitous, Dec 28, 2003
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    Miro Guest

    Well if he works at Canon then he can fix it anyway ....... what kind of
    fricken logic is that ?
    Miro, Dec 28, 2003
  14. "Ubiquitous" <>, far, far away from here, appears to
    have written:

    I demand that the use of factual information stop now. The only
    information that can be relied is the 'a friend told me' type.
    M i c C u l l e n, Dec 28, 2003
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    Miro Guest

    Im coming !
    Miro, Dec 28, 2003
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    Ken Guest

    It's unlikely that any manufacturer would apply a drop test to a lense
    and then supply to a customer. I'd prefer a lense that hasn't been
    dropped, whether or not it survived. And if a lense has been dropped
    once and survived does that mean it will survive a further drop better.
    Ken, Dec 28, 2003
  17. Look in `Lens Work' and I think oyu will find that Canon make lenses
    in jp, tw, hk, sg and malaysia. JP gets most of the Ls, plus I think
    sg. Subject to change over time etc, and faulty memory... :(

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  18. Canon Japan do the lenses for the USA and only them and they are only to be
    sold in the USA.

    Anyway doesnt bother me really I know what I read on Canon and up to me to
    believe it or not.

    Arno and Triny, Dec 28, 2003
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    Scott Coutts Guest

    Overseas it will be cheaper, and the local warranty will not be an issue
    because the Canon guy can get it through.
    Scott Coutts, Dec 28, 2003
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    Bruce Graham Guest

    this is a complete load of crap....
    Bruce Graham, Dec 28, 2003
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