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Old Jan 9, 2013, 03:25 PM   #1
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Question What's a reasonable asking price?

I have a 4th generation iPod Touch that I got off eBay that wasn't as described. I'm going to try to work it out with the seller, but I want to know how much I should ask for back. Here are the details:
  • Latest iOS update installed
  • Missing piece on top right of screen (doesn't effect interaction at all)
  • Screen is loose
  • Power button doesn't work
  • Speakers don't work

If you were a buyer, what's the most you would pay for this?
Thanks for your help!
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Old Jan 9, 2013, 04:22 PM   #2
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I wouldn't have bought it to begin with so . . . nothing.

Get ALL your $$ back and get a perfect specimen.
That thing's probably been dropped, kicked, & who knows what elsed on.
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Old Jan 9, 2013, 08:41 PM   #3
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$50 max. Power button broken? Not good.. A part missing? Errr...... Latest iOS.. Ok sure that's ok. Screen lose? Sigh...

Personally I wouldn't buy it at all.
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Old Jan 9, 2013, 09:51 PM   #4
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Originally Posted by engelbeaugt4149 View Post
I have a 4th generation iPod Touch that I got off eBay that wasn't as described. I'm going to try to work it out with the seller, but I want to know how much I should ask for back. Here are the details:
  • Latest iOS update installed
  • Missing piece on top right of screen (doesn't effect interaction at all)
  • Screen is loose
  • Power button doesn't work
  • Speakers don't work

If you were a buyer, what's the most you would pay for this?
Thanks for your help!
I would return it for a full refund, especially if none of those issues were disclosed.
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Old Jan 10, 2013, 04:27 AM   #5
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So you are willing to keep a damaged iPod instead of getting your money back? Also, you should be able to decide what it's worth to you. We have not seen it and this can't judge.
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Old Jan 10, 2013, 09:18 PM   #6
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I'd return it and get all your money back. It's not worth your time trying to fix this or use it the way it is.
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Old Jan 11, 2013, 07:40 AM   #7
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Sounds like he tried to replace a cracked screen after watching a video tutorial from the internets. Unfortunately he didn't heed the warning with the pry tool near the power button, nor did he get the application of the new screen quite right.

I'd say it's worth about $10US. To get it up to snuff, you'd have to purchase a power button cable ~$10US, speaker ~$10US, tape ~$10US, possibly a little soldering and about 4 hours to refix his fix. Then it should be as good as new and worth about $60US - $80US.
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Old Jan 13, 2013, 12:32 PM   #8
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File a complain on eBay. Get your money back.
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