Anyone any experience with spielite.de?

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  1. SpaceJump
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    SpaceJump Where's my new 2D-Metroid?

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    A few weeks ago my Gateway card started acting bad. I get a SPI test fail. Today I even got an FPGA test fail, where the red cart wasn't recognized at all.

    I ordered at spielite.de, which was an official reseller at that time. I wrote them a message a few weeks ago, but they haven't replied to me at all.

    Does any have any experience with that shop?
     


  2. SpaceJump
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    SpaceJump Where's my new 2D-Metroid?

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    Update: Sent them another message through their contact form and got a mail back from the Mail Delivery System about the mail delivery failed. Don't know what to make of this, but this isn't exactly what I would call customer service... :mellow:
     
  3. Sammy_Lee

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    Shops like Spielite and many other Chinese Shops are well known for their bad Customer Service, i can give you a trustful contact of an German Gateway Seller wich gives full warranty and is anytime reachable.
     
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  4. SpaceJump
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    SpaceJump Where's my new 2D-Metroid?

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    Sounds good. What is that shop's name?
     
  5. ken28

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    Would like to know too
     
  6. RayBlackX

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    I would go with playmods. They are from UK but there customer service and so on is great!
     
  7. SpaceJump
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    SpaceJump Where's my new 2D-Metroid?

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    But why would they even become a "trusted Gateway reseller" if they are well known for their bad Customer Service?
     
  8. Sammy_Lee

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    Money rules the world, cause they have paid for Advertising.
     
  9. spielera

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    Deeply sorry for all inconvenience. Not we could not response you in time, but we just receive this email from spam folder today. Warranty is one year for gateway 3ds, but you can return back this issue card to repair , since you guy ordered it over than 1 year and 3 months.
     
  10. SpaceJump
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    SpaceJump Where's my new 2D-Metroid?

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    But I wrote you an email about this over 3 months ago, which you didn't reply.
     
  11. nilfisk

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    I received a dead Sky3DS from Spielite a few weeks ago. Got exchanged for a new one without problems (they even returned a blue-buttoned one for the red one I sent in), and they also included a free 4MB micro SD with it.

    I've had my share of bad experiences with chinese online retailers, but Spielite is legit, imho.
     
  12. SpaceJump
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    SpaceJump Where's my new 2D-Metroid?

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    Did you have to sent your old cart back (which of course makes sense)? How long did the exchange take?
     
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    nilfisk Newbie

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    Yes, they required me to send back the broken one, and waited for it to arrive before sending out the replacement. The whole exchange took about 3 weeks (back and forth).
     
  14. SpaceJump
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    SpaceJump Where's my new 2D-Metroid?

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    That makes sense. Hopefully I'm offered the same service.
     
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    Name?
     
  16. Sapphire2408

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    Well, I got my Sky3DS from bestekauf.com, and their support is great. Their German and English are bad, but they reply really fast and they are reliable.
     
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    I'm so sorry for the late reply. because I didn't notice the email from spam. pls send the broken one back to us.
     
  18. forevercc

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    I do not know this shop. But I know a shop called elespiel.com. My friend recommended it to me .
    Whether delivery or customer service is very quickly. But also shipped from Hong Kong and fedex shipping cost is a little expensive.
     
  19. ScorpidVenom

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    My experience with Spielite is the opposite of mentioned here.
    The way i was treated with them was rly friendly, good ways to communicate, and they make me feel like a customer.
    another way that i found rly good was that i could pay with an option that was not present on their website.
    I would buy here again in the future
     
  20. Cygen

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    Sorry if this may be a bit off topic but I have to ask: Is any of the mentioned sites especially reliable AND (more importantly for me) does ship from within the European Union?(or can you suggest one?)
    I always played with the thought of buying a Gateway or Sky so I dont have to swap my carts all the time but the Chance to pass trough customs is kinda small with Chipment from Asia and sadly not every Shop clearly states from where they are shipping.