Why is this Denon so cheap?

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Drunkpenguin

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The seller has good feedback so probably. I wonder if you get any warranty tho? Might ask.
 
lovinthehd

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It's not too different from some of the sale prices for new units being cleared out either ($800 has been posted up a few times). If it has full warranty (and they're an authorized dealer),seems the seller has been around a while altho I've no experience with them...but why would they have 18 open box units? Returns?
 
KEW

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Check to see if they are an authorized dealer, otherwise the warranty may not be valid.
$900 seemed to be the going price for the 4400 once the newer 4500 was released. A $150 discount is a great deal for a open box unit. Accessories4Less is selling refurbished units for $800 with a one year warranty. The open box should have the full 3 year warranty if the dealer is authorized.
 
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lovinthehd

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Check to see if they are an authorized dealer, otherwise the warranty may not be valid.
$900 seemed to be the going price for the 4400 once the newer 4500 was released. A $150 is a great deal for a open box unit. Accessories4Less is selling refurbished units for $800 with a one year warranty. The open box should have the full 3 year warranty if the dealer is authorized.
I'd not rely on just warranty with an open box but also a return policy for a set period of time, preferably 30 days.
 
lovinthehd

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Heres another one that might be a safer deal. 750, brand new but damaged shipping box. Says its an authorized dealer and full warranty is included. Plus its Amazon which would be easier to deal with on a return.

**1st one in the list.
https://www.amazon.com/gp/offer-lis...?ie=UTF8&qid=1541721924&sr=8-1&keywords=x4400
FWIW I don't see them in Denon's list of authorized dealers and with a "used-like new" equipment condition description sold from other than Amazon is Amazon any help on a return?
 
Drunkpenguin

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Well, i buy nothimg but amazon these days. Have for years. We have boxes showing up on a near daily basis. Never really had an issue and returns are always easy. Easier when its amazon direct, but still not bad with the retailers.

Ebay however omg i could on on for days about all my problems over there. Both as a buyer and a seller. That place is a joke. I recently closed my account forever after an epic battle over an svs sub and a double charge thru paypal. I would avoid ebay at all costs.
 
KEW

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with a "used-like new" equipment condition description sold from other than Amazon is Amazon any help on a return?
The short answer is it depends!:D
Since it is listed as an Amazon Prime item, this return policy applies:
https://www.amazon.com/gp/help/customer/display.html?ie=UTF8&nodeId=15015721#aag_returns

The verbage there is a little unclear unless you noted this blurb:
Note: If the seller's listing is eligible for Amazon Prime, it will be subject to the same return policies as items fulfilled by Amazon.com that are outlined on this page.
 
KEW

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When I changed the parameters to prime this item disappeared....it does have free shipping, tho.
?????
If you are talking about checking the box labeled "Prime" in the left hand column, the $749 unit stays put for me!?
Also interesting that the $749 unit says "+ $0.00 estimated tax" while the others have ~ $53 in taxes.
 
Drunkpenguin

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Thats normal on the tax thing. Amazon direct has to charge tax now by law, but resellers can still avoid it if thet operate in a state without sales tax.
 
lovinthehd

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?????
If you are talking about checking the box labeled "Prime" in the left hand column, the $749 unit stays put for me!?
Also interesting that the $749 unit says "+ $0.00 estimated tax" while the others have ~ $53 in taxes.
Interesting. No, it doesn't show a marking of prime at all and when I checked the box to prime filter it disappeared. I even signed in thinking that might make a difference as I am a prime member, but it still doesn't show as prime even with the box unchecked. Interesting there are more available in stock now than before, too.
 
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I’ve ordered on Amazon thru IQ Home Entertainment and yes there is no sales tax. Everything went well for me with a new Yamaha AVR but I never tried to return anything. So sunny day scenario. They took my money and I got my AVR. I did have them double box it and that was only an extra $5 or something. Well worth it when going from Virginia to Seattle. :)
 
KEW

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Interesting. No, it doesn't show a marking of prime at all and when I checked the box to prime filter it disappeared. I even signed in thinking that might make a difference as I am a prime member, but it still doesn't show as prime even with the box unchecked. Interesting there are more available in stock now than before, too.
Sounds like Amazon may have a special note in your file!
 

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