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Did you know about Henry's Trade-ins?

Looking to upgrade your film camera or DSLR? Check out our Henry's Trade-In Program. Henry's Camera will gladly buy back your second-hand equipment and give you a store credit to use towards a purchase.

Many variables may affect the value given for any hardware. The trade-in value may increase or decrease depending on the condition of the item. Discretion is up to the store manager.

Trade-In Bonus: Save on Tax!

When you upgrade your equipment, pay tax only on the amount after your trade-in value is deducted!


Sony Trade-Up Event

Limited Time Offer! Trade in any working digital interchangeable-lens camera (DSLR or mirrorless) and get up to a $500 trade-in BONUS when applying the value of your trade-in toward the purchase of select Sony Alpha Full-frame cameras. Some conditions apply. Valid February 3rd to March 30th, 2019.

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Nikon Z Series Trade-in & Trade-up Event

For a limited time, upgrade to the Nikon Z 6 or Z 7 and get up to a $500 trade-in bonus when you trade in your old DSLR or Mirrorless camera. Some conditions apply. Valid February 8th to March 28th, 2019.

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Used Condition Ratings

Many variables may affect the value given for any hardware. The trade-in value may increase or decrease depending on the condition of the item. Discretion is up to the store manager.

What does an 8 or 8+ used product look like?

  • Powers on
  • Light meter is accurate
  • Very few signs of wear
  • No dents or cracks
  • No battery leaks
  • All connection cables present
  • Shutter speeds sound right (photo)
  • No fungus or signs of decay (lens)
  • No scratches on glass (lens)

The equipment works. Where do I get the trade-in value?

Unfortunately until we see the equipment we are unable to give you an exact trade-in value. For an approximate value of your used equipment please call any of our store locations or email us at used@henrys.com.


Trade in Check List

Many variables may affect the value given for any hardware. The trade-in value may increase or decrease depending on the condition of the item. Discretion is up to the store manager.

Digital SLR

  • Body exterior - Cracks, serial number, hot shoe
  • Interior - excessive dust and battery cover
  • Record Playback - Check with card
  • Meter - Check
  • Display - LCD check
  • Components - all necessary accessories
  • Capture- Test shots
  • Playback - Check test shots

Digital P & S Check

  • Body Exterior - Rust, serial number
  • Lens - Focus, zooms, clean and scratch free
  • Capture - Test shots
  • Playback - Check test shots
  • Delete - Delete all images
  • Components - All necessary accessories
  • Battery Cover - Door closes

Lens Check

  • Focus - in focus at Infinity
  • Interior - Fungus, Mold, dust
  • Front and rear elements- Scratches
  • Aperture Blades - Moving freely
  • Auto Focus - speed, accuracy
  • Serial number - Visible not damaged
  • Exterior - engraved (SIN # etc.)

35mm SLR Check

  • Body Exterior - Screws, missing screws, engraved
  • Shutter Speed - Accurate, lubricants not dry
  • Shutter Blades - Check for oil
  • Focus - Auto and manual
  • Mirror and Focus Screen - Scratch free
  • Viewfinder Information - Visible
  • Light seals and Foam - Disintegrating
  • Pressure Plate - Check if loose
  • Battery - Door, cover opens and closes, corrosion
  • Self Timer and Hot Shoe- Working
  • Serial Number - Not removed or destroyed

Video Check

  • Body Exterior - Rust, serial number
  • Lens - Focus, zooms, clean and scratch free
  • Record - Video, audio, test tape
  • Playback - Viewfinder, screen
  • Delete - Delete all images
  • Components - All necessary accessories
  • Battery - Good condition

Besides great service, a huge product line and low prices, trade-ins are just one more reason to shop at Henry's! Come in and see for yourself.

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