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Is it safe to buy gray market electronic components?

What Are Gray Market Electronic Components - And Are They Safe To Buy? Chances are the low-cost rechargeable batteries that you ordered over the net failed after one or two cycles of operation. A closer inspection would have revealed the batteries were already past their shelf life when you received them. Welcome to the world of gray market electronic components, which currently forms about 6 to 8% of the total electronic components market, and makes up as much as $60 billion dollars’ worth. Not Read more [...]