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IS there any problem with the MAVIC PRO from ebay (US)

fightback

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I just got a claimed brand new MAVIC PRO from a claimed DJI dealer on Ebay (US). Since the factory box bears some signs of damage (big creases caused by impact )at the corners, I did hence closely check the box before I tried to break the seal and found the upper level of the S/N is torn off. According to my research this missing section normally says MAVIC PRO(EU), MAVIC(PRO) and etc. I don't know why this part is cut off. Given the shoddy condition of the box, should i keep it or just return it without breaking the seal? Exchange is not a option, because the ebay seller said all its MAVIC PROs are from the same distribute and hence they will bear the same or similar box condition and S/N label condition.No R [Update: S is another indicator]is found in the S/N which has been partially covered to avoid unnecessary inconvenience. Thank you
 

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EBay appears to be a prime outlet for stolen Mavics, so I’d be be very suspicious of one that appears to have been Tampered with
 

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A good deal isn’t always about dollars and cents. Send it back,now that’s just my two cents.
 

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Ok, I will follow your all suggestions - return it. Thank you.
 

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Unfortunately, scammers and counterfeiters abound on both eBay and Amazon. That's why both have consumer guarantees.

I did buy a refurbished Mavic Pro on eBay for $629 from djiofficialstore, which turned out to be DroneNerds.com. My Mavic, however, was brand new. It did not have the R at the end of the serial number, which indicates a refurbished Mavic. There wasn't a scratch on it and thus far has run great. I suspect it was a returned unit that tested good.

The point is that there are good deals to be found, but anything you purchase from eBay is a coin toss.

If you have not yet returned it, maybe you could contact DJI with the serial number. They should be able to tell you if it's legit.
 
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