Item Condition and Packaging FAQ
Refurbished: A Manufacturer Refurbished item is an item that was
returned to the manufacturer for a cosmetic or functional defect. It is then
repaired/restored and put through rigorous tests to meet high standards of
quality and functionality. The resulting item is a like-new item with equal to
or better quality product. A manufacturer refurbished item will be the
"Best bang for the buck" as it is usually sold at a fraction of the
A pulled item is a part that was pulled from a tested working device and sold
separately. Many times these pulls are from new devices but do not have warranty
with the manufacturer as it is usually sold as OEM with a certain device.
New Excess Inventory:
An excess inventory item is an item that is new. Manufacturers will frequently
over-produce items and will sell the over stock at a cheaper price. However, in
order to keep prices stable, manufacturers will often mark these items so they
are not in competition and sold at the same price as a "Brand new in retail
package" item. The mark will vary from product to manufacturer.
Bulk Packaging: A bulk packaged item is
an item not in retail package and usually in just a plain box or envelope.