|By Stuart (BonaireTalker - Post #28) on Sunday, February 1, 2009 - 6:03 pm:|
We need to buy a new television for our condo. We can get one for less $$ in the states and have it shipped. But are there any electrical issues with a US TV? As far as warranty issues, do places like City Shop do a good job covering warranties if you buy from them, making it worth paying extra?
|By Vince DePietro-www.bonairebeachcondo.com (Extraordinary BonaireTalker - Post #1966) on Monday, February 2, 2009 - 6:32 am:|
Hi Stuart..My suggestion would be to buy it on Bonaire. To my knowledge no electrical issues with a TV however I do recommend a surge protector.
|By michael gaynor (Supreme BonaireTalker - Post #3550) on Monday, February 2, 2009 - 8:54 am:|
TV's are just as cheap here as in the US. What you think you will save will be more than lost if you have a problem and no one to honor a guarantee. It is also nice to support local business. At least a Dozen places to shop for TV's here.
|By Stuart (BonaireTalker - Post #29) on Monday, February 2, 2009 - 9:32 am:|
Thanks everyone for the info, Omni Electronics name has been suggested by several people e-mailing me as very reliable...
|By Stuart (BonaireTalker - Post #37) on Sunday, July 12, 2009 - 7:51 pm:|
Besides a TV, I was also able to get a 220v/50 Hz dishwasher and microwave from Omni!!!!
|By Vince DePietro-www.bonairebeachcondo.com (Extraordinary BonaireTalker - Post #2319) on Monday, July 13, 2009 - 6:08 am:|
Good deal Stuart.We've always had pretty good luck with Omni. Hopefully you've also got a 220 volt outlet for that microwave! We bought ours there & it works like a charm.
|By Peter Bomberg (BonaireTalker - Post #24) on Thursday, July 23, 2009 - 1:02 am:|
Does anyone have experience with a 60hz flat screen TV being used in Bonaire (sadly it's not a universal AC adapter and it's rated for 120V 60Hz not 50Hz as is the case in Bonaire)?
|By Stuart (BonaireTalker - Post #38) on Thursday, July 23, 2009 - 7:45 am:|
|By Peter Bomberg (BonaireTalker - Post #25) on Thursday, July 23, 2009 - 8:44 am:|
Hi Stuart, what brand TV was it (and maybe even the model)
|By Debbie B. ~ Jersey Gal(*) (Supreme BonaireTalker - Post #9973) on Thursday, July 23, 2009 - 8:46 am:|
We sent a TV down, flat screen, that was rated for both 60 and 50 HZ. It does limit your choices getting one rated for Bonaire, but worth it.
|By Debbie B. ~ Jersey Gal(*) (Supreme BonaireTalker - Post #9974) on Thursday, July 23, 2009 - 8:53 am:|
And yes, I actually saved $$ on that as I got a super deal even with shipping, duties and freight. I am sure that if you spend enough time on island, you can get a good deal on one there as well. Most appliances and things with motors are bought on island by me. Have good experiences at quite a few shops, good selection. Omni is a good choice too.
|By Stuart (BonaireTalker - Post #39) on Friday, July 24, 2009 - 3:00 pm:|
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