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    selling old hardware

    Hi everybody

    We are having our interactive whiteboards and projectors replaced in the Feb half term and I am wondering about how to dispose of the old stuff.

    I know there are companies that will collect but does anyone know if there is a resale value on these items?

    We have Series 5 Smartboards which are almost 9 years old but still function, and the projectors are NEC NP215ís - these are just over 3 years old. We also have some NEC VT37 projectors leftover from a previous upgrade - these are about 9 years old.

    I have looked on eBay and there are some on there - donít know how they sell though.

    Has anyone else tried this route?

    Thanks

    CJ

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    Try speaking to @Millgate. They will pay for stuff that has value.

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    Yes, we can sometimes buy old kit (depending on what it is). Unfortunately though, this doesn't really have any value.

    I'd recommend getting someone to dispose of it FOC for you. I can arrange this if you wish?

    Luke

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    I have 14 Netgeat WNDAP350 WAPS and one controller going if you can buy it? @Millgate

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    Quote Originally Posted by fairm010 View Post
    I have 14 Netgeat WNDAP350 WAPS and one controller going if you can buy it? @Millgate
    I'll ask around for you but with these things being so cheap to buy new, they aren't likely to have any resale value

    It's generally high HP & Cisco kit that holds it's value.

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    To buy new a Netgear WNDAP350 is around the £250-300 mark (was when we bought the kit.)

    Cheers Luke

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    We've done quite well selling job lots on eBay. PITA to organise and do though.

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    We started selling stuff on ebay, old laptops, PC's, duff batteries ( yes!! DUFF! ) , mobile phones, DVRs , TV. Etc..

    Started just before Christmas and raised £650, seller restrictions make it a pain at the moment as the high value stuff we can only sell one a month. But I think we could generate 2K on stuff we have stored for ages.


    Takes a bit of time to do but worth it.

    Rob

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    Thats whats putting me off... Its a huge PITA on top of my day job!

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    I heard somewhere that you need to take a bit of care selling school equipment because VAT was not put on the original sale. That said, I doubt there would be a problem with small quantities.

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    Quote Originally Posted by laserblazer View Post
    I heard somewhere that you need to take a bit of care selling school equipment because VAT was not put on the original sale. That said, I doubt there would be a problem with small quantities.
    No it's not that VAT wasn't put on the original sale, it's a case of if you are VAT registered and claimed the VAT back if you then sell the equipment on you have to charge VAT on the re-sale value and pay that back to the taxman.

    Ben

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    @Millgate Would you be interested in any Promethean boards? All under 5 years old?

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    The best thing to do is to drop me an email with as much info as possible and I can ask around for you



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