A Used Printer? No, It's a Refurb

If renovated movie palaces are considered cool these days, why not a factory-reconditioned home theater?
A refurbished Pioneer 50-inch plasma television with some previous history fetched $3,300 on eBay over Memorial Day weekend, after an auction that opened with a 99-cent bid. Even Pioneer Electronics, which arranged the auction as an experiment, wondered if the frenzied bidding that quadrupled the price in the last hours was just holiday madness, said Russ Johnston, senior vice president for marketing in Pioneer's home entertainment division.

Source: NYTimes


Posted: Wed - June 29, 2005 at 08:44 PM