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"BATIS lenses Shipping 3-4 Months After Order Date" - Zeiss


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Zeiss wasn't exactly forthcoming with my question about availability of the BATIS lenses here in the USA, but at least they cordially responded with a version of "shut up and keep waiting."

 

Dear Jonathan,

 

Thanks for your inquiry.

 

Like with all high-end products, the request for the new BATIS lenses is much higher than the production capacities. Within the next months, the backorders will be cleared in the succession of order income.

 

The current delivery is around 3-4 months after order income at the moment.

 

We already shipped many items of the BATIS lenses to the US, which all were directly handled over to the end customers by the dealers.

 

Please contact your photo dealer directly for an estimated delivery date. Of course, we cannot know on which position your dealer put you on his waiting list.

 

With best regards

 

Bertram Hönlinger

_________________

Carl Zeiss AG

Camera Lens Division

Kundencenter / Customer Care Center / PHO-VC

Kundensupport / Customer Support

 

Bertram Hönlinger

 

Carl-Zeiss-Straße 22 - 73447 Oberkochen

Telefon/Phone: +49 7364 20-6175

Fax: +49 7364 20-4045

Email: bertram.hoenlinger@zeiss.com 


 

Carl Zeiss AG, Carl-Zeiss-Straße 22, 73447 Oberkochen

Vorsitzender des Aufsichtsrates: Dr. Dieter Kurz

Vorstand: Dr. Michael Kaschke (Vorsitzender), Dr. Hermann Gerlinger, 

Dr. Ludwin Monz, Dr. Matthias Metz, Thomas Spitzenpfeil

Sitz der Gesellschaft: Oberkochen, Deutschland 

Amtsgericht Ulm, HRB 501 555, USt-IdNr: DE 811 119 940

 

 

We object any claim that might be derived from the statement containted in this email.

Any not authorized disclosure or distribution of this email or its content or parts of its content is forbidden.

 

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Ihre Anfrage (Absender: ) vom 21.08.2015:

 

I have both Batis lenses on pre-order from Adorama, since June, and would like to know when I can expect them to ship.  I have been waiting patiently for more than two months now without any word.  Please advise.  Thank you.

 

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