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Best place to buy phantom 3 advanced in canada

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by cnnx, Jun 28, 2016.

  1. cnnx

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    Where is the best place to buy this quadcopter in canada? I was thinking Newegg.ca since I always had quick and quality service... what's the warranty with the retailer on these units?
     
  2. Viper989

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    Don't know about Newegg for drones ( bought PC stuff , you're right about the service ) , but i bought mine at BestBuy , mainly for the price match guarantee .

    Since i had no problems so far ( bought in Mai 2015 ) can't tell you about the service .
    The P3P is $1349 cdn , others are on sale .

    happy shpping
     
  3. YYZ

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    For the most part the pricing in the Toronto area is pretty consistent at all the dealers. All things equal, you might lean toward the apple store or Best Buy simply for the 30 day money back guarantee.

    I purchased mine from Drones Plus. I received really great customer service in there.
     
  4. royster

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    I bought from Canada Drones, he's near Mississuga, works out of his basement. He had about 8 phantoms in for repair, If I remember well, he is authorised by DJI for repairs. He doesn't just sell you a drone, he sat with me for almost 2 hours walking me through-set up, first flight, how to calibrate, update firm ware, & so on till I had to leave.
    Great guy, actually checked in with me to see how I was doing.
    Check out his site & give him a call, he priced matched my Phantom 3 advanced, very happy!
     
  5. RedHotPoker

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    The DJI stores that come to mind, in my city...
    London Drugs (?)
    Best Buy
    Droneology
    Great Hobbies
    Vistek Photography
    McBain Camera
    Staples

    Probably a couple more, I forgot about. ;-)

    RedHotPoker
     
  6. cnnx

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    But what kind of warranty coverage do retailers like staples and best buy give me?
     
  7. RedHotPoker

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    Same as any where else. Canadian commerce law and all.

    What did you have in mind?
    Where are you located?
    Tough to beat Great Hobbies for in store CS.

    RedHotPoker
     
  8. phantom3menace

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    I would say none because the warranty is through DJI themselves, not the retailers.
     
  9. RedHotPoker

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    Well most will promise a thirty day no loss refund or exchange.
    One year warranty from manufacturers is common.

    RedHotPoker
     
  10. cnnx

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    I got a blade nano qx today as my first quad to learn indoors with.. how much more easy and stable is a p3 advanced?
     
  11. RedHotPoker

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    200% ;-)

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  12. cnnx

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    When the p3 advanced auto hovers how precise is the hold lock in inches? If I let go of the controls does it wander off side to side like my blade nano qx or stays put solid?
     
  13. RedHotPoker

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    Indoors or outside? ;-)
    Depends on satalite connection and wind, but pretty solid, in my case. People thought it was hanging from a string... Hahaha

    RedHotPoker
     
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    Both..indoors and outdoors.. outdoors uses glonass satellites and indoor uses the vision system
     
  15. RedHotPoker

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    It amazes me, how solidly mine locks on. ;-)
    Guess it just works like it was meant to...

    RedHotPoker
     
  16. cnnx

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    Any of you flown the p3 beyond eye sight? Using set course autopilot
     
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    I purchased mine from MultiRotorHeli in Calgary AB and have only praise for the service I received from them.

    Sent from my SM-N900W8 using PhantomPilots mobile app
     
  18. cnnx

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    If I buy it at best buy and the drone is defective will they give me another one?
     
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    According to best by Canada web site NO. On the same page you look at the drone it says No returns if box opened. I have found other sites in Canada with the same policy.

    I got mine direct from DJI in China.
    Look just to right of P3 picture. Return policy.
    DJI Phantom 3 Advanced Quadcopter Drone with Camera - Ready-to-Fly - White

    Also at Staples.ca
    Returns will be accepted on unopened boxes within 14 days from the date of receipt
    Details near bottom
    DJI Phantom 3 Advanced Quadcopter Drone with Integrated Camera | Staples®

    At Canada Computers
    This item is not returnable and no refund. Next to picture.
    Canada Computers & Electronics | Toys | DJI Phantom 3 Advanced Quadcopter Drone | 1080p Camera | 12MP Sensor | 2KM Range | 23min Runtime | 3 Axis Stabilization Gimbal | Live HD View
     
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