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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 one working digital interchangeable-lens camera (digital or film) or lens at and receive up to a $300 trade-in bonus towards the purchase of select Sony Full-Frame mirrorless cameras and lenses. Increase your savings when you purchase products with instant rebates.

Some conditions apply. Valid from January 20, 2020 to March 29, 2020.

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Olympus Upgrade Your Gear Trade-in Event

Limited Time Offer! Trade-in one working digital interchangeable lens camera at any Henry's store location and receive up to a $200 trade-in bonus towards the purchase of select Olympus cameras. Increase your savings when you purchase products with instant rebates.

Some conditions apply. Valid February 12th to April 5th, 2020.

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Trade Up To Nikon D780

For a limited time, upgrade to the Nikon D780 and get a $400 trade-in bonus when you trade in your old working camera.

Some conditions apply. See in-store for details. Valid February 7th to April 2nd, 2020.

Terms & Conditions: Trade-in Offer valid from February 7, 2020 to April 2, 2020. The Trade-In Amount for the customer's trade-in of one (1) camera ("Qualifying Camera") is eligible for the bonus trade amount towards the purchase of one (1) Nikon D780 DSLR Body or Body + Lens Kit. A D780 sold and delivered by participating Dealers between January 23, 2020 through February 6, 2020 will also qualify under this promotion for the $400 added amount as long as the same otherwise complies with the terms and conditions of this promotion. Dealer determines its trade-in amount in its sole discretion and Dealer's trade-in amount may vary according to condition and age of trade-in. To be eligible for $400.00 added amount, both the Dealer's trade-in amount and $400.00 added amount must be applied to the purchase price of a consumer's purchase of a new Nikon D780 camera. $400.00 added amount is not a cash equivalent, may not be redeemed for cash, and is available only for the purchase of a new Nikon D780 Camera at the time of trade-in. $400.00 added amount is cancelled and forfeited if the Nikon D780 Camera is returned for any reason or cause whatsoever. Operating trade-in camera must be surrendered at the time of trade-in. Offer valid on single purchase only and cannot be combined or duplicated.

Nikon D780 Trade-in Event valid in-store only.



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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