Payments, Warranty and Returns policy

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Please, note: we are not liable for return delivery costs and maximum amount we are able to refund for a returned item is the amount paid for it. However, PayPal now covers return shipping costs for some countries, please, click here for more information.

All of our items, unless stated otherwise within the product lisitng page, have a 1 year warranty from receipt. In rare situations when an item needs to be returned the responsibility of the return costs of this item remains with you, with Optiwire covering the postage costs of its return to you.

We recommend that all goods being returned are suitably packaged and dispatched using traceable means, and are insured accordingly as we offer no responsibility for lost or damaged returns.

For faults which are reported within this period and upon its return the item will be repaired or if we are unable to repair the item, a replacement will be sent to you if available. In the unlikely event the item cannot be repaired or replaced a refund will be issued.

Customers returning items must enclose a note with either an order ID or a registered email with the item, this must be included with the return along with the original  receipt to enable us to process this transaction faster. We also kindly request that information regarding the fault is included in the return package which will allow a quicker transaction processing.

All returns must include all the accessories and original packaging unless advised otherwise. Some units will carry a security seal to discourage board swapping etc, if for any reason this anti tamper security seals are broken all warranties and returns are void.

Items are not deemed as faulty when the cause of the item failure is due to poor reception of Digital Audio Broadcasts (DAB) or Digital Video Broadcast (DVB/Freeview).

For more information, please, see our Returns policy below:


1. About this Returns Policy 

The terms and conditions set out in this "Returns Policy" apply to all goods purchased from OPTIWIRE, whether you buy through our website at, over the phone, email or otherwise. 

Together with the Terms of Sale this Returns Policy forms part of a legally binding contract between us and you which you accept whenever you buy goods from OPTIWIRE All of the terms and conditions in the Terms of Sale will apply equally to this Returns Policy, including any defined terms. In the event of a conflict between the Terms of Sale and this Returns Policy, the Terms of Sale will apply. 

2. Your right to cancel made to order goods 
2.1 Goods that are ordered to your specification, for example made to order workstations, custom designed cables cannot be cancelled or returned once the order is accepted. In this case, after we have sent you our Delivery Advice email you will have entered into a binding contract to buy the goods, and because the goods are being made to your specification you will not be able to cancel that contract. Once the goods have been delivered you can only return them if they are not of satisfactory quality or reasonably fit for the purpose and we cannot remedy the fault to your reasonable satisfaction. 

3. Your right to cancel "off the shelf" goods 
3.1 where you place an order through OPTIWIRE for standard stock products which are not made to your specification you can cancel your order at any time before the goods are delivered to you. 

3.2 Following receipt of the goods, you can cancel your contract by notifying us (as set out in section 4 below) within thirty (30) days of the date on which the goods were delivered. This means that if you change your mind about the goods, or for any other reason you decide you do not want to keep the goods, you can notify us of your decision to cancel the contract, and then return the goods to us for a refund. If your order comprises more than one item you can cancel and return any of the items individually or in combination. 

3.3 Nothing within this Returns Policy or the Terms of Sale affects your rights under law, and in particular you will always be entitled to return goods to us for a full refund if they were misdescribed, or are not of satisfactory quality or reasonably fit for their purpose and we cannot remedy the fault to your reasonable satisfaction. 

4. How to cancel 
4.1 If you wish to cancel an order please contact OPTIWIRE via email: or you can speak to an OPTIWIRE advisor by calling 059 919 3286 or from outside Ireland +353 59 919 3286. Please have your Order Acknowledgement email at hand and be ready to quote your order number and to specify which goods you want to return. Alternatively you may give us a written notice of your cancellation. This can be done by writing to us at [OPTIWIRE, 62 Bullock Park, Green Road, Carlow, Co. Carlow, Ireland]. You must include your order number in the written notice, and clearly specify which goods you wish to return. 

4.2 Where you cancel your order after the goods have been delivered you agree to return the goods to us by following the procedure set out below. 

5. Returning your goods 
5.1 if you would like to return the goods yourself, you can send them to OPTIWIRE, 62 Bullock Park, Green Road, Carlow, Co. Carlow, Ireland. You will need to send all of the goods you are returning, together with a copy of your Order Acknowledgment email. 

5.2 To arrange collection of the unwanted goods please contact OPTIWIRE via email: or you can speak to an OPTIWIRE advisor by calling 059 919 3286 or from outside Ireland +353 59 919 3286. Please have your order number and delivery receipt at hand. We will then arrange for your unwanted goods to be collected by a logistics partner. A collection fee may apply. 

5.3 You agree to return the goods in full, in a resalable condition and securely packaged (properly repacked in their original packaging if they were removed from it). You are responsible for all costs of returning the goods. 

5.4 If you decide to return goods to us after you have started to assemble them then you should disassemble them to the extent necessary to allow them to be properly returned. However, if disassembly is reasonably likely to cause damage to an item please leave it assembled and contact us via email: or you can speak to an OPTIWIRE advisor by calling 059 919 3286 or from outside Ireland +353 59 919 3286. 

6. Taking reasonable care of the goods 
6.1 you agree to take reasonable care of the goods from the time that they are delivered to you until the time that they are returned. Examples of a failure to take reasonable care of goods may include if you use the goods, if you assemble or part assemble the goods or if you remove the goods from their packaging and fail to properly repack them. If your failure to take reasonable care of the goods means that they cannot be resold as new we reserve the right to apply a charge of 30% of the price you paid for the goods, which you agree we may discount from your refund for the goods. We can only re-sell opened, assembled or used goods in-store at a significantly discounted price and the 30% charge is your agreed contribution to our likely loss on these goods. 

6.2 If the goods are damaged whilst in your care (including damage caused in assembling or disassembling the goods), if you fail to return all parts of the goods or otherwise if your failure to take reasonable care of the goods means that we reasonably believe that resale will not be possible at all, you agree that we may withhold payment of all or part of the refund in respect of the goods as compensation for our loss on these goods. You should make all reasonable attempts to examine the goods before removing the protective covering, and agree that removing the protective covering will constitute a failure to take reasonable care of the goods. 

7. Conditions of Collection 
7.1 Collection of the goods will only take place from the delivery address to which they were delivered, and will be subject to the following conditions: 

7.1.1 you agree to provide OPTIWIRE with as much detail as possible of relevant features of the delivery address (for instance, in the case of a 2 man truck delivery team collection which floor the items are to be collected from, whether there are any narrow doors etc.) in order to help our collection agents prepare for the collection; 

7.1.2 you agree to ensure that there is suitable access to the chosen collection location;

7.1.3 if collection cannot be made from your chosen location due to the nature of the premises, because there is insufficient access or for any other reason that is not within our reasonable control, including your absence at the time of collection, you agree to pay our reasonable additional collection fees and the costs of re-arranging collection; 

7.1.4 if our logistics partner  reasonably considers that collection from the room of your choice is likely to cause damage to the goods or to your property, they will inform you and record this concern on the collection document. You may instruct our logistics partner  to collect the goods in spite of such concern but we will not be liable for any damage caused to your property or to the goods as a consequence of us attempting collection on your instructions (provided that reasonable care is taken in collecting the goods); 

7.1.5 you agree to give our logistics partner  all goods which are being returned, including all component parts of such goods and all related items or accessories (including original packaging) which are included in the price of the goods being returned; 

7.1.6 a collection document must be signed by you to confirm that the collection has taken place. The collection document will be provided by the logistics partner who comes to collect your goods; 

7.1.7 you keep the goods at your own risk until they have been removed by our logistics partner from your premises; 

7.1.8 if you are not personally available to undertake any of your obligations under this paragraph 7.1, you may appoint a representative to do so in your place. The representative must be an adult capable of supervising collection on your behalf, and you agree that we will be entitled to rely on the collection agents instructions as if they were your own; 

7.1.9 this paragraph 7.1 does not take away any rights you may have under law. To find out more information, please, see EU Directive 2011/83.   

8. Collection fee 
8.1 we will charge a reasonable fee for the cost of sending a collection agent to collect your goods.  You agree that we may set-off the collection fee against any sums being refunded to you. 

8.2 Collection fees will apply to each collection made by us and will be charged in full even if not all the items you ordered are being returned. 

8.3 If you are returning your goods because they are faulty or incorrect, no collection fee will be charged. 

9. Refunding your money 
9.1 we will make all refunds to the account used for payment. 

9.2 The refund will include the cost of the returned goods and the original delivery fee (where you are returning all of the goods on the order) less any charges for failure to take reasonable care of the goods and any collection or return postage fees. 

10. Your consumer rights 
10.1 This Returns Policy does not take away any rights you may have under consumer law. For more information, please, see EU Directive 2011/83.   

10.2 This Returns Policy is in accordance with your right to cancel a contract formed at a distance under the Consumer Protection (Distance Selling) Regulations 2000.