Donating or Selling Your Equipment


We gladly accept donations, and we have been fortunate in having a number of good hearted patrons who simply want to help us keep our doors open.  Thank you.    


We buy stereo equipment

Austin Stereo primarily purchases the following items. 

  • Analog stereo receivers and amplifiers from the 1950’s to the early 1980’s.

  • Stereo turntables from 1950's through 1980's and some modern makes.

  • Fine speakers in good condition.  Both mid century and present day models.  

  • Vacuum Tube receivers, amplifiers, preamps, and power amps.

What is my stereo worth?

It usually is best to contact us before making the trip.

We do not purchase 

  • Surround sound or A/V receivers 

  • Quadraphonic 4 Channel (excluding some Marantz units)

  • Digital audio components, DACs, DSP, etc.

  • Video equipment

  • Portables

  • Car audio

  • CD/DVD players

  • Tape decks (Except select Nakamichi decks)

  • Audio processors, or equalizers.   

  • Jukeboxes

  • Console stereos

  • All in one” table top stereo systems.  (very few exceptions)


With a handful of exceptions, if it has a remote control, digital display, Bluetooth, HDMI, WIFI, or any similar feature, we will not be interested in purchasing it.  We will accept these items from clients as a drop off, and will route them to the appropriate recycler.

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