Originally Posted by bommai
I noticed these have 5 year warranty !
Agreed, but I do not know if Sony knows about it. I got a 1000 a few months ago (way less than a year) from a Sony dealer at the then hot price of ~$200. I registered it on Sony's Warranty web site as I always do as SOP. Last week I got a letter from Sony telling me that warranty was about to expire and that I should buy an extended warranty. I threw out the letter, but I think the costs to add three years to what they claimed was the standard one year warranty was more than I paid for the unit to begin with.
I wish now that I had not tossed the letter so I could call Sony and ask them what was going on. Maybe they are just trying to douple-dip on the warranty
If Sony is like everyone else these days, I will probably get five more of these letters before the 1000 is even one year old. If so, Sony can expect a call.