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General Warranty

This warranty is applicable for all Retail Drives models including BWU-500S, BDX-S600U, BDX-S500U, DRX-S77U, DRX-S70U-W and DRX-S90U.

1 YEAR LIMITED WARRANTY - PRODUCT AND PARTS (United States of America)

Sony Optiarc America Inc., hereinafter referred to as “SOPA,” warrants this DVD/CD Burner product, hereinafter referred to as ”Product,” against defects in material or workmanship as follows:

1. LIMITED WARRANTY - PRODUCT AND PARTS: For a period of one (1) year from the original date of purchase, SOPA will, at no charge (i) replace with a new or reconditioned Product or (ii) repair the defective Product; or (iii) supply, at no charge, new or rebuilt replacement parts in exchange for defective parts of this Product. Any replacement parts will be warranted for the remainder of the original warranty period or ninety (90) days from installation by SOPA, whichever is longer. All exchanged parts replaced under this Limited Warranty will become the property of SOPA.

a) This Limited Warranty only covers the hardware components packaged with the Product and does not cover any software contained in or included with the Product; any such software is provided “AS IS.” Please refer to any documentation included with the software for your rights and obligations with respect to the software.

b) The foregoing Limited Warranty extends only to you, the original purchaser, and is not transferable to anyone who subsequently purchases the Product from you.

c) Proof of purchase in the form of a bill of sale (which is evidence that the Product is within the warranty period) must be presented to obtain warranty service.

2) TO OBTAIN WARRANTY SERVICE YOU MUST TAKE THE PRODUCT, OR DELIVER THE PRODUCT FREIGHT PREPAID, IN EITHER ITS ORIGINAL PACKAGING OR PACKAGING AFFORDING AN EQUAL DEGREE OF PROTECTION, TO SOPA.

3) SOPA is not responsible for any damage to, or loss of, any programs, data, or other information stored on any media or any Product serviced hereunder. Be sure to remove all features, parts, options, alterations, and attachments not under warranty prior to returning the Product to SOPA. SOPA is not liable for any loss of or damage to these items.

4) This Limited Warranty does not cover any consumables (such as batteries) supplied with this Product; cosmetic damages; damage or loss to any software programs, data, or removable storage media; or damage due to, including but not limited, (i) acts of God, accident, misuse, abuse, negligence, abnormal, or unusually heavy use, causes external to the Product such as but not limited to excessive heat or humidity, or modifications of this Product; (ii) improper installation, operation, testing or maintenance of this Product; (iii) power failure or connection to improper voltage supply; or (iv) attempted repair by any party other than your authorized distributor or supplier. This Limited Warranty does not apply when the malfunction results from the use of this Product in conjunction with accessories, products or ancillary or peripheral equipment, or where it is determined by SOPA that there is no fault with this Product itself. This Limited Warranty is valid only if Product was purchased in the United States of America.

5) This Limited Warranty is invalid if the factory applied serial number has been altered or removed from the Product.

6) REPLACEMENT OR REPAIR AS PROVIDED UNDER THE FOREGOING WARRANTY IS YOUR EXCLUSIVE REMEDY. SOPA SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES FOR BREACH OF ANY EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED WARRANTY, BREACH OF CONTRACT, NEGLEGENCE, STRICT LIABILITY, OR ANY OTHER LEGAL THEORY RELATED TO THIS PRODUCT. SUCH DAMAGES INCLUDE, BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO LOSS OF PROFITS, LOSS OF REVENUE, LOSS OF DATA, LOSS OF USE OF THE PRODUCT OR ANY ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT, DOWN TIME AND PURCHASER’S TIME. EXCEPT TO THE EXTENT PROHIBITED BY APPLICABLE LAW, ANY IMPLIED WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE ON THIS PRODUCT IS LIMITED IN DURATION TO THE DURATION OF THIS WARRANTY.

7) Some states do not allow the exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential damages, or allow limitations on how long an implied warranty lasts, so the above limitations or exclusions may not apply to you. This Limited Warranty gives you specific legal rights, and you may have other rights which vary from state to state.

PLEASE FIRST CONTACT YOUR AUTHORIZED DISTRIBUTOR OR SUPPLIER FROM WHICH THE PRODUCTS WERE PURCHASED. IN THE EVENT YOU WISH TO CONTACT SOPA DIRECTLY, PLEASE CONTACT VIA:

(i) Opens internal link in current windowhttp://www.sony-optiarc.us/external2; or

(ii) ODD Technical Support

Sony Optiarc America Inc.
1730 N. First Street
San Jose, CA 95112

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