General terms and conditions


Please include both, Spectrum Elektrotechnik GmbH’s part number and a description of the item(s) ordered. If special features are required, describe them as completely as possible and include an engineering sketch. Orders may be placed directly with the factory in Munich or with any authorized Spectrum Elektrotechnik GmbH Representative. Minimum Factory Order is 150 Euro.


Acceptance of Orders

All orders are subject to acceptance at the discretion of the factory and with an Order Acknowledgment from Spectrum Elektrotechnik GmbH.



Upon approval of credit, payment is due 30 days net from date of invoice. Late payments are subject to a 1.5 % monthly charge on past due balances.



Spectrum Elektrotechnik GmbH ships via the most expedient reliable carrier. Shipment F.C.A. or F.O.B., Spectrum Elektrotechnik GmbH plant, will be sent freight prepaid and billed unless other prior arrangements are made. Spectrum Elektrotechnik GmbH will use any acceptable method of delivery specifically requested by customer.


Damaged Materials/Shortages

All orders should be inspected upon receipt for both completeness and to insure receipt of materials in proper condition. All claims for shortages must be made within thirty (30) days after date of shipment of material from Spectrum Elektrotechnik GmbH plant. Title to goods passes to the Buyer upon delivery to the carrier and risk of loss or damage shall thereafter rest with the Buyer. Claims for damage or loss while material is in transit must be made against the carrier by the Buyer.



Cancellation of, or changes to an order acknowledged by Spectrum Elektrotechnik GmbH are accepted only upon terms that protect Spectrum Elektrotechnik GmbH against loss.



Excess or unused material cannot be returned for credit without factory authorization. Such material is subject to a handling charge of not less than 15 % upon return and inspection of material at the factory. In no case will Spectrum Elektrotechnik GmbH authorize return of material beyond ninety (90) days after shipment from the factory. Credit for returned material is issued by Spectrum Elektrotechnik GmbH only to the original purchaser. Freight charges for returned material are the responsibility of the Buyer.


Defective Material

Claims for defective material or workmanship are subject to verification by Spectrum Elektrotechnik GmbH Quality Control, and must have prior factory authorization. Upon verification, Spectrum Elektrotechnik GmbH reserves the right to repair or replace, as deemed necessary.



Unless otherwise specified, prices quoted are F. O. B. Spectrum Elektrotechnik GmbH plant. Both prices and specifications are subject to modification without prior notice.


Patent and Trademark Indemnity

Buyer agrees at Buyer's expense to protect and defend Seller against any and all claims of patent or trademark infringement arising from Seller's compliance with Buyer's designs or specifications or instruction and to hold Seller harmless from all losses, damages, costs and expenses attributable to any such claim or claims. Seller shall have the right to approve or disapprove counsel designated by Buyer to defend such claims.



Spectrum Elektrotechnik GmbH warrants products of its manufacture to be free from defects in material and workmanship under conditions of normal use. If, within one year after delivery of the original owner and after prepaid return by the original owner, any Spectrum Elektrotechnik GmbH product is found to be defective, Spectrum Elektrotechnik GmbH shall, at its option, repair or replace said defective item. This warranty does not apply to products which have been disassembled, modified or subjected to conditions exceeding the applicable specifications or ratings. Spectrum Elektrotechnik GmbH reserves the right to make design changes without notice on any of its products and without any obligation to make same or similar changes to items previously purchased. In no event does Spectrum Elektrotechnik GmbH assume liability for installation labor or for consequential damages. This warranty is the extent of the obligation or liability assumed by Spectrum Elektrotechnik GmbH with respect to its products, and no other warranty or guarantee is either expressed or implied.


Choice of Law and Place of Jurisdiction

Any business relationship shall be governed by and construed in accordance with German law. Place of jurisdiction shall be Munich, Germany.

Contact Details
Spectrum Elektrotechnik GmbH
Olschewskibogen 1
80935 Munich

Mailing address:
P.O. Box 450 533
80905 Munich

+49 (0)89 / 354 804-0
+49 (0)89 / 354 804-90