Having problems with your Elinchrom Digital Cameras ?

Hello, I'm working in Saudi Arabia. My Elinchrom 3000 micro AS had a blast and few components have been damaged. Service from Elinchrom agent is almost inexistant. After a six month wait, they didn't repair-it then sent me a $2000 quote to do the work. I withdrew my unit and gave-it to a technician working for Canon's agent who's really good in flash repair. Except, he doest know how to get the parts other than the local agent - which will probably overcharge and take another six months to d



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Hello, I'm working in Saudi Arabia. My Elinchrom 3000 micro AS had a blast and few components have been damaged. Service from Elinchrom agent is almost inexistant. After a six month wait, they didn't repair-it then sent me a $2000 quote to do the work. I withdrew my unit and gave-it to a technician working for Canon's agent who's really good in flash repair. Except, he doest know how to get the parts other than the local agent - which will probably overcharge and take another six months to d


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