rahuljin
rahuljin
Branch Unspecified
16 Mar 2009

[help]purchase from sparkfun

hello,

i want to purchase from sparkfun, dont know how to buy.
the prices are in dollars and what about the import duty and other taxes ?

btw, thanks


rahul
Harshad Italiya

Harshad Italiya

Electronics and Communication
21 Mar 2009
hey Rahul,
basically what you want to buy?
Ashraf HZ

Ashraf HZ

Communications
21 Mar 2009
You can use credit card or Paypal.

Import payments vary from country to country, and are payable to Customs, not Sparkfun. What you pay Sparkfun is only the product and shipping costs.

You can try checking the website of the local customs, and see the list of tariffs. Sparkfun ships their products usually under the label of "hobby electronics", which is more akin to toys rather than sophisticated electronic components. Most likely the customs will let it through without any taxes or permits.
silverscorpion

silverscorpion

Branch Unspecified
22 Mar 2009
Better check with your local customs office to get an idea of about how much the duty will be for the product you want to buy..
gohm

gohm

Branch Unspecified
22 Mar 2009
Also, reach out to the vendor as I am sure they have experience in the matter.
rahuljin

rahuljin

Branch Unspecified
22 Mar 2009
actually i want to get the lcd breakout board. i am from india. i dont have credit card or payplay account.
rahuljin

rahuljin

Branch Unspecified
22 Mar 2009
no, i want to get the nokia coloured lcd breakout board.

https://www.sparkfun.com/commerce/product_info.php?products_id=8600
Ashraf HZ

Ashraf HZ

Communications
22 Mar 2009
I suppose you've been to this one?
.:! Online TPS - Nokia 6610 LCD!:.

It should be easy to interface, even though there is no obvious breakout connections. The connector is available for sale too. The price looks pretty attractive.

I don't think it's worth to get it from Sparkfun if you can get it locally. The standard shipment price from there is around $30, on top of the $35 for the LCD breakout board.
rahuljin

rahuljin

Branch Unspecified
22 Mar 2009
the main problem is that i have the lcd and the connector
.:! Online TPS - Display Connector !:.

but the connect is so small that it is impossible for me to solder it.
ram_tenet

ram_tenet

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13 Jul 2009
Hi,
You can procure sparkfun products in INDIA from <removed>!

<removed>, we have free technical support offers!


--ram
gohm

gohm

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13 Jul 2009
If you wish to advertise with us, you need to go through the site administrator.
revamp

revamp

Branch Unspecified
22 Aug 2009
tenettech.com - the official distributor for sparkfun products in bangalore,india

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