This limited warranty applies solely to standard hardware development boards manufactured by Hitek Systems LLC, hereinafter referred to as Hitek. Subject to the limitations herein, Hitek warrants Development Boards, when delivered by Hitek, that for one-hundred eighty (180) days (except for System-on-Module based Development Boards and Interface cards will be warranted for ninety (90) days), following the delivery date, will be free from defects in material and workmanship and will substantially conform to Hitek publicly available specifications for such products in effect at the time of delivery. This limited warranty excludes:
1) Engineering Samples (known as "ES") or beta versions of Development Boards (which are provided "AS-IS" without warranty)
2) Design defects or errors known as "errata" as published by vendors of components used in production of Hitek products
3) Development Boards procured through unauthorized third parties
4) Development Boards that have been subject to misuse, mishandling, accident, alteration, neglect, unauthorized repair or installation.
Furthermore, this limited warranty shall not apply to the use of covered products in an application or environment that is not within Hitek specifications or in the event of any act, error, neglect or default of Customer. For any breach by Hitek of this limited warranty, the exclusive remedy of Customer and the sole liability of Hitek shall be, at the option of Hitek to replace or repair the affected products, or to refund to Customer the price of the affected products. The availability of replacement products is subject to product discontinuation policies at Hitek.
Warranty activation: All products must immediately be inspected for any possible damage during transportation. Functionality of FPGA based boards must be verified by the provided reference designs within 10 working days after receiving the ordered boards. The inspection report along with serial number of each board must be sent to email@example.com for the warranty registration purposes.
Customer may not return product without first obtaining a customer return material authorization (RMA) number from Hitek. THE WARRANTIES SET FORTH HEREIN ARE EXCLUSIVE. HITEK DISCLAIMS ALL OTHER WARRANTIES, WHETHER EXPRESS, IMPLIED OR STATUTORY, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR NON-INFRINGEMENT, AND ANY WARRANTY THAT MAY ARISE FROM COURSE OF DEALING, COURSE OF PERFORMANCE, OR USAGE OF TRADE.