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Vincent Associates values its customers and works to provide 100% product satisfaction and customer service. Please read the following ordering information and feel free to contact a member of our team with any questions. For any customers in an area with a Vincent Associate Sales Representative, please feel free to contact them directly for more information. Visit our contact us page to find a representative near you.

To Place an Order Online

To add any product available on our website you may click the Add to Cart button. You may continue to select and add items to the cart until you have satisfied your order. You may view and edit/modify your cart at any time. Once you are satisfied with the items in your cart you may proceed to checkout as a guest, registered customer, or you may register for an account. Once you have logged in you can follow the steps through our check-out process. Once you have completely filled out your shipping, billing, and payment information you may select the Submit Order button. A confirmation email with your purchase order number and information regarding your items purchased will be sent to your email within one (1) business day*.

Should you need to make changes once you have submitted your order you may contact a representative during normal business hours at 1-800-828-6972. 

Additional Information

  • Standard product lead time is 4 to 6 weeks ( see Production Lead time for more information)
  • Upon order acknowledgement, an estimated shipping date will be determined
  • Freight is prepaid and added to your invoice.
  • Expedited deliveries may be available for an added cost, please ask your sales representative for more information.
  • All amounts are payable in U.S. dollars.
  • FOB Rochester, New York, U.S.A.
  • Prices effective July 26, 2013.
  • Minimum Billing - $100.00.
  • Prices subject to change at any time without notice.

Production Lead Time

We offer three additional optional expedited lead times should you need your order sooner. Costs are per product unit and only available for select items. All expediting fees are subject to production schedules, product availability and the level chosen will be confirmed for availability by a representative upon order acknowledgement. Payment method for expediting is credit card only and shipping is not included as a part of the expediting fees.

Please note:  All items within your shopping cart will be subject to one expediting cost. Should you require different lead times for multiple products in your cart you will need to contact a Vincent Associates representative for further information regarding product availability. Additional shipping charges may be required.

 Available Production Lead Times:

·        4 -6 weeks (Standard)

·        10 Business Days*

·        5 Business Days*

·        1 Business Day*

** Please note our business days are Monday through Thursday.

Terms and Conditions

Payment Terms

We accept Visa, MasterCard, American Express, & offer NET 30 days for firms who have established an open account. We will pre-authorize your order amount with your credit card issuer at the time your order is processed, which may have an effect on your available credit line. All prices displayed on this site and transactions that are processed are in U.S dollars.

All paid invoices will be sent to your email once the order has shipped along with the order tracking number. Any specific shipping instructions should be added in the comment section prior to submitting an order. 

Quoted prices are based on receiving a non-canceled purchase order. All goods are to be shipped within 12 months. If, for any reason, an order is canceled, Vincent Associates shall be paid for all costs incurred, including reasonable burden and profit. The prices and terms on this quotation are not subject to verbal changes or other agreements unless approved in writing by Vincent Associates. All quotations and agreements are contingent upon strikes, fires, accidents, availability of materials and all other causes beyond our control. Prices are based on costs and conditions existing on date of quotation and are subject to change by Vincent Associates before final acceptance. Typographical and stenographical errors are subject to correction. Changes in scope of work to be performed shall result in price adjustment to be negotiated at time of change. Purchaser assumes liability for patent and copyright infringement when goods are made to Purchaser's specifications. Conditions not specifically stated herein shall be governed by established trade customs. Terms inconsistent with those stated herein which may appear on Purchaser's formal order will not be binding on Vincent Associates. Please note, once your order is placed, any changes to original quantity or delivery date(s) may incur a $50.00 charge per schedule adjustment. Unless specifically requested, the product on this quote may not be RoHS compliant.

Cancellation Policy

Vincent Associates products are made to order and therefore we are unable to cancel an order once it is placed. Any product returns may be subject to a 20% restocking fee within 30 days of shipment.

Shipping and Handling

Shipping and Handling is estimated for each product. Shipping and Handling will be updated upon your order acknowledgement by Vincent Associates. Any shipping and handling questions may be discussed with your Sales Representative. Presently, we do not offer DHL shipping services.

International Shipping

We do ship oversees. If your country is not listed in the drop down box when completing the checkout process, please contact us for shipping information to you country. All taxes and duties are the responsibility of the buyer.


LIMITED PRODUCT WARRANTY: All Products manufactured by VINCENT ASSOCIATES® (MANUFACTURER) are warranted to meet published specifications and to be free of defects in materials and workmanship as defined in the specifications for 365 days - one year - (WARRANTY PERIOD) from the date of original shipment of the product. DSS series shutters are additionally warranted as defined in the DSS SERIES CYCLE WARRANTY CRITERION below. MANUFACTURER will, at its own option within the WARRANTY PERIOD, repair or replace without charge any listed item discovered to be defective excepting transportation charges. Burned out or otherwise damaged actuator coils are not covered under this warranty. Any defective product returned to the MANUFACTURER must follow the RETURN MATERIAL AUTHORIZATION PROCEDURE as defined below. This warranty does not extend to cover damage resulting from alteration, misuse, negligence, abuse, normal wear and tear, or accident. The MANUFACTURER will consider the return of unused equipment if returned within 30 days from the original date of shipment, subject to a 20% restocking charge. This offer does not apply to used or damaged equipment. This warranty extends only to the original purchase and is not available to any third party, including any purchaser assemblies or other Products of which the goods may become component equipment.

DSS SERIES CYCLE WARRANTY CRITERION: The DSS10B, DSS20B and DSS25B, are guaranteed for 2,000,000 operations or one year. DSS35B devices are guaranteed for 5,000,000 operations or one year. One "operation" is considered one opening and one closure of the shutter.  DSS Shutters (excluding the DSS35B) must be operated with the ED12DSS or VED24 driver. The DSS35B shutter devices must be operated with the VED24 driver. All DSS Shutters must be operated within the defined environmental, electrical and mechanical specifications as listed on the device's data sheet. After one year (WARRANTY PERIOD), the cycle warranty is null and void. If returned, the device must be accompanied by a written statement indicating the approximate number of cycles contained on the device, include all parameters to which the shutter was operated and follow the RETURN MATERIAL AUTHORIZATION PROCEDURE as defined below.

RETURN MATERIAL AUTHORIZATION PROCEDURE: MANUFACTURER will only accept returned Products from customers that have obtained an RMA (Return Material Authorization) number from the MANUFACTURER. The customer must also include an itemized statement of defect(s). The Product will then be evaluated per the MANUFACTURER'S standard repair guidelines. Any Product which has been returned to the MANUFACTURER but which is found to meet the applicable specifications and not defective in materials and workmanship shall be subject to the MANUFACTURER's standard evaluation charge. The MANUFACTURER assumes no liability for customer returned material.

LIMIT OF LIABILITY: The buyer's exclusive remedy and the limit of MANUFACTURER'S liability for any loss whatsoever shall not exceed the purchase price paid by the buyer for the goods to which a claim is made. MANUFACTURER does not give any implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or of any other nature in connection with the sale of any Products.

Warranty updated: 7/8/15 1:54 PM

Privacy & Security

Vincent Associates protects customer privacy and aims to provide a safe and secure experience for every customer. We will never sell, share, post or otherwise distribute your information to any third parties, we only use the information we collect to convey your order information. For more information regarding our Privacy and Security policies please contact us.

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Vincent Associates®, the manufacturer of Uniblitz® Shutter Systems, will exhibit their line of Uniblitz devices at LASER World of Photonics, Booth #547

Vincent Associates has years of experience in custom modifications as well as special electronic shutter designs. Please contact us during normal business hours to discuss your particular requirements with one of our specialists.
Hours of Operation: 
Monday - Thursday 6:00 am - 4:30 pm (EST)