What to Look for when You’re Cleaning Out an Electronics Store or Supplier

If you’re clearing out an electronics store or supplier, you have good opportunities to find precious metals – most often gold – in many kinds of electronic devices.

Here’s a checklist of what to look for.

In Building Systems

This is the first place to look for precious metals – most often gold, which is found in small amounts in electronic equipment of all kinds.

Look for thermocouples used in central air conditioning and heating systems and also for lights, security cameras, and other safety and security equipment. And remember that many building systems (including heating and security) contain many components that contain circuit boards and, therefore, gold.

Electronics Are Everywhere

You can find many devices that contain gold, as well as silver and platinum in smaller quantities. Here are some items to be on the lookout for:

  • Mobile phones and other telecommunications equipment

  • Computers, tablets and all peripherals

  • Business systems, including cash registers, point-of-sale systems and credit card processing equipment

  • Chargers and other small pieces of peripheral equipment

  • Remotes that were used to control TVs, DVD players and other equipment

  • Stoves, air conditioners, refrigerators, space heaters and other devices that contain both microcircuits and thermocouples

  • Electronic signs and store displays

  • Flat screen TVs, DVD players, game consoles and other pieces of entertainment equipment

  • Solders, fluxes and other repair supplies

Be on the Lookout, Call Us, Recycle and Profit!

We are here to help you understand what you should be looking for, what it is worth, and more. Why not call our precious metal experts at 800-426-2344 to learn how to reclaim the value of what you have found?

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