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# 258479 5-Oct-2019 17:33
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I am very out of touch with the prices of repair these days as I do all my own but I noted with interest the following auction for a Chrome book shows an inspection fee (Third picture). Is $100 for an inspection fee really the norm these days ??

 

https://www.trademe.co.nz/computers/laptops/laptops/asus/listing-2343107727.htm?rsqid=335137927c0d44e9a6b4a27ae38fa3f5-002





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  # 2331124 5-Oct-2019 18:46
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That's about right, that's a little under the normal going rate for an hours labour.


 
 
 
 


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  # 2331162 5-Oct-2019 20:14
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I am very out of touch with the prices of repair these days as I do all my own but I noted with interest the following auction for a Chrome book shows an inspection fee (Third picture). Is $100 for an inspection fee really the norm these days ??

 

https://www.trademe.co.nz/computers/laptops/laptops/asus/listing-2343107727.htm?rsqid=335137927c0d44e9a6b4a27ae38fa3f5-002

 

 

Service+ charge $90 to inspect, but will refund if the unit is repaired under warranty





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  # 2331164 5-Oct-2019 20:17
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Thanks guys, Looks like I better put my price up to a few extra beers lol.





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  # 2331724 7-Oct-2019 09:38
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Some places still have $0 min charge , a few others have more than $100 . My work has $55 min charge
For a notebook, $100 seems reasonable, as it takes time to strip & diag , and it sorts out the serious customers from the tyre kickers .

 

We still get many who see even the $55 minimum as too much, so what are the chances they will pay want it actually costs to repair ?
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  # 2331783 7-Oct-2019 11:22
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1101:

 

Some places still have $0 min charge , a few others have more than $100 . My work has $55 min charge
For a notebook, $100 seems reasonable, as it takes time to strip & diag , and it sorts out the serious customers from the tyre kickers .

 

We still get many who see even the $55 minimum as too much, so what are the chances they will pay want it actually costs to repair ?
:-)

 

 

I always view the $0 ones a bit sceptically in terms of what work actually needs doing to offset the internal cost of inspection. 


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