Shop our supply of discounted, fully functional, but possibly blemished factory "seconds" and discontinued new astronomy gear. All Orion Clearance Center purchases are covered by our one-year limited warranty and 30-day money back guarantee.
What are Seconds?**
Seconds are nearly new products that are complete and fully functional, but do not meet our quality standard for new products in some way. Most Seconds are customer returns or are cosmetically flawed items discovered during the inspection process. In general, Seconds are equivalent to new products in their functionality and are difficult to distinguish from new based upon performance in the field. In some cases, Seconds are factory-refurbished products.
The following types of products qualify as Seconds and are sold in our Clearance Center:
◼ Cosmetically imperfect products with small scratches, blemishes, dents, or dings.
◼ Customer returned goods or display models that show some evidence of use or wear.
◼ Optical products with small scratches or blemishes on optics that do not impact optical performance noticeably.
◼ Refurbished products: Products that are repaired or factory-refurbished in a way that returns full functionality and that is cosmetically reasonable.
◼ Products equipped with one or more substitute parts or accessories of comparable value and utility to the original, usually to replace a missing or broken part or accessory on a returned item.
◼ Older versions of a product that do not include newly added features, functionality, or accessories.
◼ Other included items that may be different from what is included in a new item.
Note: We cannot provide information about the specific nature of the flaw for an individual item. Not all promotions that apply to regular catalog merchandise necessarily apply to Seconds.
All Seconds are guaranteed to be complete and fully functional. Seconds have a one-year limited warranty. Other items in our Clearance Center carry the full manufacturer's warranty. Clearance merchandise carries Orion's full 30-day money-back guarantee, except for boxed software that has been opened, which cannot be returned except for an exact exchange to replace defective software.
** These products will display '2nd' at the beginning of their product name.