Computer Thrift Store
NTR operates a computer thrift store where you can purchase:
- Desktop computers, refurbished and very affordable. Mostly PC, some Mac. All backed by an extendible warranty (and you don't have to ship your computer anywhere).
- Laptops. Call for availability, as it is sometimes difficult for us to keep enough in stock. Backed by an extendible warranty.
- All sorts of peripherals and accessories. As in any thrift store, you never know what nifty little rarity you'll discover here!
- We regularly stock expansion memory, flash drives, USB cables, power supplies, keyboards, PS/2 and optical mice, external hard drives, and a whole lot more.
- Some items are used and so can be had quite cheaply. Some we had to buy new.
- We have a selection of computer books, some out-of-print and available nowhere else.
- We do have software, but none of it is new or guaranteed, and we don't keep any particular titles regularly stocked. Like a flea market, though, our software box occasionally contains a hidden treasure.
- Through the store, we also now have a repair service. Have your computer fixed right here!
- Good feelings: When you shop at NTR's Computer Thrift Store, your money does not end up in the pockets of some billionaire shareholder but with a hard-working bunch of folks who actively care about and serve the poor, seniors, disabled, Philly schoolchildren, ...
Note: If you're thinking of donating a computer or some other hardware, please do not do so until you've read our guidelines for Equipment Donation.|
Take the Photo Tour!
From outside, through the entrance, and all through the store, you can have a look right here. Take the tour.
Frequently Asked Questions
The store does have an FAQ page. It's made up of questions that customers actually frequently ask.
NTR offers a 90-day warranty on all laptops and Windows XP desktop computers with the option to extend the warranty to 1 year for an additional $25.00. All Windows 7 desktops come with a 1-year warranty with the option to extend it to 3 years for an additional $25.00. All warranty repairs are done locally at NTR.
See Our Flier!
Here's our standard NTR Computer Thrift Store flier (PDF, 6/17/2014).
We invite you to subscribe to our email list. Messages will never average more than one per week.
This computer price list (updated 5/21/2014) tells you not only our machines' prices but also a lot about what's included.
Hours and Location:
Hours are for summer 2014, effective from the week of June 16.
The store is located in the same building with all our other programs:
1524 Brandywine St
Philadelphia, PA 19130
Have a look at our holiday decorations!|
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