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Electronics => Repair => Topic started by: ConnorGames on October 07, 2012, 08:08:57 pm

Title: Where have you gotten good deals on used/for repair test equipment?
Post by: ConnorGames on October 07, 2012, 08:08:57 pm
As the title says, where have you gotten good deals on used/for repair test equipment? Any stories of crazy deals to make us jealous? Thanks - Connor
Title: Re: Where have you gotten good deals on used/for repair text equipment?
Post by: T4P on October 07, 2012, 08:41:29 pm
I certainly never used a "text equipment" but test equipment  ::)
But i buy my used equipment locally at sometimes great prices, i saw a fully working FR-803 for 100bucks from them and the next day it's gone!

I bet that they don't know the usefulness of something that is why some stuff are extremely low in price even for fully functioning equipment.
Here's a list a shop with "PLC" in their company name knows what they sell :
VNAs, Audio Analyzers, Oscilloscopes (SADLY!), Power Supplies, Industrial Automation equipment
 and that's pretty much what they know ... they have a BUCKETLOAD of random stuff there probably collected from companies going under or a closure of a spinoff company as such
Don't have time to scout for companies going under (Talking as a student with a 8-5 schedule everyday) and that's a remote possibility sometimes
I was a bit surprised Dave knew about their ebay shop "buy9.99"
Title: Re: Where have you gotten good deals on used/for repair test equipment?
Post by: ErikTheNorwegian on October 08, 2012, 07:27:34 am
I just bought a THURLBY LA3200 LOGIC ANALYSER from  "buy9.99" gave him a bid, and got it for 25 US$! He got more of them.

Clean good unit was in the post just 5 days later.. very good seller.
PODs for it,  i got around on ebay.

Erik