B&H Used Equipment Rating System


Cosmetic Ratings Only!
We only sell used equipment that has been tested and proven to be in good working order.

OB Like new with open box and full manufacturer's warranty or 1-year B&H warranty.
D Never owned; used for demonstration purposes only
10 Preowned equipment that looks good as new; no signs of wear
9+ Preowned equipment that shows little to no signs of wear
9 Very good condition; overall looks clean but may have minor signs of use/surface marks
8+ Shows moderate wear, scuffing or marks to finish
8 Well used - may exhibit "dings" or noticeable marks to finish
7 Shows considerable wear and above-average signs of use

Every item sold by B&H’s Used Department comes with our own 90-day parts and labor warranty (or longer for open box items). For many items, you may also purchase supplemental warranty coverage. Please refer to our "warranty policies", or ask your sales associate for details.

The B&H Used Dept. does not distinguish between "grey market" and USA-warranted merchandise for any item we sell. These distinctions are primarily important for warranty purposes for new merchandise; since all the merchandise sold through our used department is outside the manufacturer's warranty period, in almost every case, the issue is moot.

You should be aware that while almost all the items sold through our Used Dept. no longer qualify for the original manufacturer's warranty, certain manufacturers in the USA will not service goods whose original provenance was grey market, even for a fee. However, in almost every case, service is available through independent repair facilities.