Press Release: Nikon South Africa Offers 5 Year Warranty on Selected Models

Johannesburg, South Africa, 15 March 2012 – Nikon in South Africa today announces an exclusive five year warranty on Nikon D7000, D5100 and D3100 DSLR bodies. The five year warranty is an initiative by Nikon in South Africa and is valid only on Nikon products distributed by Foto Distributors (Pty) Ltd.

“Nikon has an 80 year history of dedication in developing photographic equipment for professional photographers as well as for photographic enthusiasts. Nikon has a reputation for developing the latest technology without compromising on build quality, and combined with superior image quality, has made Nikon the aspirational brand it is today. The five year warranty on selected DSLR cameras is our commitment to enhance the aspiration of the Nikon brand even further” said Stefan van der Walt, Chief Executive Officer for Nikon in South Africa.

The five year warranty is available with immediate effect and Nikon consumers are asked to register their relevant Nikon products online, within 21 days of this announcement, at to qualify.

Selected DSLR bodies, all Nikkor lenses, Nikon 1 bodies and COOLPIX cameras carry a two year warranty and Nikon accessories and speed lights continue to have the advantage of a one year warranty, where applicable.

Nikon warranties will be registered online from 15 March 2012 on When making a warranty claim, proof of purchase, the original warranty card (provided in equipment box) and the extended warranty certificate (which will be received after registering online) must be presented.

Nikon in South Africa is proud to have an in-house Service Centre, run by a team of expert photographic technicians. Nikon consumers are invited to visit Nikon House for a complimentary CCD clean, while enjoying a snack or cup of coffee at the F-stop café.

Nikon House is located in Louwlardia, Centurion, and office hours are as follows:

Mondays – Fridays: 08h00 – 17h00
Saturdays: 09h00 – 13h00