Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.

View this topic in a long page with up to 500 replies per page Create new topic
1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12 | 13
92 posts

Master Geek
+1 received by user: 1


  Reply # 643347 19-Jun-2012 18:25 Send private message

Also got one for $99 just before 5PM - refurbished unit with 90 days warranty.

Thank you to the previous posters for the alerts.

Edit: Uh-oh - no remote in the box! Have to go back there tomorrow.

115 posts

Master Geek
+1 received by user: 8


  Reply # 643580 20-Jun-2012 08:37 Send private message

They are refurb cause the boxes are already opened.
The staff told me it's a different batch from the one before. Went there after 5pm.

I'll give them a ring to make sure I was asking the price for the right stock.

820 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 28


  Reply # 643593 20-Jun-2012 09:04 Send private message

Argh, can't get to MT Wellington. Anyone willing to pick one up for me, will pay cash via internet banking/pay pal?

Some cash for postage?

Or if anyone is on the shore and getting one can pay COD?


115 posts

Master Geek
+1 received by user: 8


  Reply # 643606 20-Jun-2012 09:22 Send private message

I just gave them a ring and the refurbs cost $149.
Their phone number is 276 7006 if anyone wants to verify.

820 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 28


  Reply # 643609 20-Jun-2012 09:26 Send private message

For $149 can pickup a brand new one off trademe :-)

138 posts

Master Geek
+1 received by user: 1


  Reply # 643623 20-Jun-2012 09:52 Send private message

russelo: I just gave them a ring and the refurbs cost $149.
Their phone number is 276 7006 if anyone wants to verify.


We'll either they are misquoting you or they put the price up over night. As mentioned before I bought 2 of them for $99 each yesterday. Perhaps tell them you know of people who paid $99 yesterday.


138 posts

Master Geek
+1 received by user: 1


  Reply # 643625 20-Jun-2012 09:54 Send private message

Lurch: For $149 can pickup a brand new one off trademe :-)


I did think about that over the weekend. I was a bit nervous about having activation issues and issues with warranty. At least through a retailer I can take it back within 3 months and get my money back. The refurbed units that I got look brand new. Most of the cables, remotes etc. are all sealed and boxed up.

138 posts

Master Geek
+1 received by user: 1


  Reply # 643630 20-Jun-2012 09:55 Send private message

FYI I ran up one of my refurb units last night. All good. Looks like new, works fine - activated perfectly.

820 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 28


  Reply # 643659 20-Jun-2012 10:24 Send private message

BuzzLightyear: FYI I ran up one of my refurb units last night. All good. Looks like new, works fine - activated perfectly.


Will have to work out away to get over to Mt Wellington, would be in if it's $99.

81 posts

Master Geek
+1 received by user: 4


  Reply # 643716 20-Jun-2012 12:07 Send private message

I brought 1 yesterday at lunchtime - I checked my receipt (and I checked the box to make sure I had a remote!) and it said $299 with a discount of $200...

So maybe once the store got GZ'ed they decided to reduce the discount...

138 posts

Master Geek
+1 received by user: 1


  Reply # 643800 20-Jun-2012 13:57 Send private message

mmlakeman: I brought 1 yesterday at lunchtime - I checked my receipt (and I checked the box to make sure I had a remote!) and it said $299 with a discount of $200...

So maybe once the store got GZ'ed they decided to reduce the discount...



Nah, I've been checking since last week chasing on a Tivo box (initially after the $299 new ones). It was on Sat I found out that they were planning to release the refurb units this week. Even last sat they told me the price of the refurbs would be $99.

33 posts

Geek


  Reply # 643812 20-Jun-2012 14:14 Send private message

Just popped in on the way back from lunch.
Quite a few boxes there, no price stickers or display of price, so I took one up to the counter and asked how much. They said $149 - I mentioned that they were $99 yesterday and they said that was correct, but that was old stock and this is the new stock. They wouldn't sell to me for $99.

7042 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 359


  Reply # 643833 20-Jun-2012 14:45 Send private message

eluSiveNZ: Just popped in on the way back from lunch.
Quite a few boxes there, no price stickers or display of price, so I took one up to the counter and asked how much. They said $149 - I mentioned that they were $99 yesterday and they said that was correct, but that was old stock and this is the new stock. They wouldn't sell to me for $99.


So the new ones aren't refurbs? They were selling brand new ones for $199 on special, so 25% off that for a refurb isn't the best deal, but then again there is nothing out there that compares to that value.

26 posts

Geek


  Reply # 643835 20-Jun-2012 14:47 Send private message

I just got one at lunchtime for $129, still a big pile there

33 posts

Geek


  Reply # 643843 20-Jun-2012 15:05 Send private message

mattwnz: So the new ones aren't refurbs? They were selling brand new ones for $199 on special, so 25% off that for a refurb isn't the best deal, but then again there is nothing out there that compares to that value.


The ones I saw had all been opened/resealed and some with "worn" boxes
So I am dubious that that they were any different to the stock they had yesterday...

1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12 | 13
View this topic in a long page with up to 500 replies per page Create new topic




Twitter »
Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new discussions are posted in our forums:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when news items and blogs are posted in our frontpage:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:




News »

Trending now »
Hot discussions in our forums right now:

Judith Collins: I am resigning
Created by Presso, last reply by networkn on 30-Aug-2014 22:52 (42 replies)
Pages... 2 3


Orcon Global Mode launched
Created by freitasm, last reply by gehenna on 30-Aug-2014 23:11 (121 replies)
Pages... 7 8 9


Suddenly limited to 1mbps download speed on spark VDSL
Created by Jase2985, last reply by hio77 on 30-Aug-2014 17:39 (45 replies)
Pages... 2 3


Vodafone TV multicast settings on pfSense?
Created by kenkeniff, last reply by kenkeniff on 27-Aug-2014 10:32 (182 replies)
Pages... 11 12 13


Sluggish Macbook
Created by SATTV, last reply by SATTV on 30-Aug-2014 22:21 (19 replies)
Pages... 2


2Degrees Fraud Prevention "Text TALK to 233 now to keep talking"
Created by ArcticSilver, last reply by sonyxperiageek on 30-Aug-2014 22:03 (19 replies)
Pages... 2


Lightbox press event release
Created by freitasm, last reply by IcI on 30-Aug-2014 17:54 (562 replies)
Pages... 36 37 38


Recommendations for soundbar or similar for <$1k?
Created by jonathan18, last reply by michaelmurfy on 29-Aug-2014 21:11 (17 replies)
Pages... 2



Geekzone Live »
Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.

Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.