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How do I use the BlueBook for free?

How do I extend my subscription?

How do I find a particular model?

How do you collect the data?

How precise are the used values?

Why can't I see the prices?

Why can't I find a particular model?

Why can't I log into BlueBook?







How do I use the BlueBook for free?

The Bluebook is a subscription based service, where you can choose a 30 day or 1 year subscription. Non-subscribers can use it for everything other than pricing info, such as the review and search links. Subscribers receive access to the full data such as the pricing graphs. One time lookups are available for $4.99 from the product page. If you would like to subscribe, just click "Pricing" in the upper right-hand corner

https://bluebook.audiogon.com/charges/pricing


How do I extend my subscription?

Subscriptions will be automatically renewed. You can manage your subscription by clicking your username in the upper right hand corner

https://bluebook.audiogon.com/



How do I find a particular model?

The Online Bluebook is arranged by manufacturer. You can either browse all of the models from a single manufacturer, or search the Bluebook to find the models of interest. To browse the Bluebook, use the link on our home page towards the right, under Learn. You can also access it directly at this link:

https://bluebook.audiogon.com/



How do you collect the data?

Audiogon collects resale prices from a variety of sources, including online listings, input from dealers of used equipment, and information received from manufacturers. The vast majority of used prices shown are the average price of recorded sales. If there are not enough recorded sales for a particular model, then the algorithm makes a prediction based upon the overall resale prices of that brand, and the resale prices of that type of component in general. These algorithms account for age, depreciation, mechanical devices, and many other variables.



How precise are the used values?

We continuously verify and update data such as retail prices, model versions, etc. However, there will be some variables such as changing retail prices and various finishes. Retail prices shown are generally the original price, which may have risen over the years of a model's lifetime. Retail prices shown are also of the "standard" version, which does not account for premium finishes, for example. Thus, the retail prices shown are usually the lowest original price for each model.



Why can't I see the prices?

The Bluebook is a subscription based service, that has a monthly or yearly cost of $19.99 or $99.99 respectively. Non-subscribers can use it for everything other than pricing info, such as the review and search links. One time look ups are available for $4.99 from the product page. Subscribers receive access to the full data such as the pricing graphs. If you would like to subscribe, just follow the "Pricing" link the next time you are using the bluebook. You can reach that page directly at:

https://bluebook.audiogon.com/charges/pricing



Why can't I find a particular model?

We continuously update our BlueBook database, but it is possible that a newer model has not been added, or perhaps we missed one from years past. 

If you are an end-user and would like to see a particular model added to our BlueBook, email us the following information:

- Manufacturer
- Model number
- Type of product (amp, speaker, etc)
- Approximate age of model

If you are a manufacturer or distributor that would like to add a number of new models, please include the above information plus some basic specs for each model. You may send us such a list in a simple email, or as an Excel spreadsheet which you may attach when you email us.



Why can't I log into BlueBook?

The Bluebook is a subscription based service, that has a monthly or yearly cost of $19.99 or $99.99 respectively. Non-subscribers can use it for everything other than pricing info, such as the review and search links. One time look ups are available for $4.99 from the product page. Subscribers receive access to the full data such as the pricing graphs. If you would like to subscribe, just follow the "Pricing" link the next time you are using the bluebook. 

If you have subscribed in the past but find that you are unable to access the Bluebook, then perhaps your subscription has expired. When you try to login to the Bluebook, the system should show you one of two messages: "Subscription has expired" or "No subscription found". 

If you are sure your subscription is still valid, please send us an email containing the following information:

Your Username:
Did you subscribe for 30 days or 1 year?
Approximate date you subscribed?

Please email us the above information so that our staff may quickly investigate the problem.

Canceling my subscription.  You may cancel your subscription at anytime by emailing us at support@audiogon.com Upon receiving your cancellation notice your credit card will no longer be charged for the next billing cycle.  Your existing subscription will remain active through the timeframe you have already paid for.  There will be no refunds or partial refunds upon cancellation.



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