posting - METHODS-AND-REAGENTS/bionet.molbio.methds-reagnts

Peter Ellis via methods%40net.bio.net (by pjie2 from cam.ac.uk)
Tue Jan 26 16:10:10 EST 2010


Cathal Garvey wrote:
> Very similar to the situation where you might want to get something
> repaired; many Biotech equipment manufacturers don't actually want to
> maintain legacy equipment, so the costs of repair are higher than the costs
> of new equipment.
> 
> I took two PCR Thermal Cyclers home from our lab one day; they were broken
> in only minor ways, requiring minimal repair that I could even do myself,
> but their certificates and warranties would be void (so not suitable for our
> Lab's GOP). 

If the warranty doesn't cover the cost of repairs, why does it matter if 
it's void?

Peter


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