Handheld video game consoles like Nintendo 3DS and PlayStation Vita are small enough making them very simple to ship. They can easily fit in envelopes or boxes and are sturdy enough to withstand the rigors of shipping (they are designed with kids in mind hence they are built to survive rough handling). But it is still best to properly pack the item to ensure that it arrives without any damage. Here are some tips on how to properly pack and ship handheld game consoles.
Brand new ones that are still in their boxes can be double boxed and stuffed with packaging materials such as bubble wrap, crumpled newspaper or packing peanuts on all sides to prevent shifting and movement. Read more →
A RAM stick or random-access memory stick is a part of a computer where the operating system, application programs, and data in current use are kept so that they can be quickly reached by the computer’s processor. It usually comes in stick modules that can be easily installed in a personal computer.
While they are small enough to be easily boxed and shipped, RAM sticks are very fragile and must be properly packaged to avoid getting physically damaged. Here are some tips on how to properly pack and ship RAM sticks and other computer parts to ensure that they arrive in excellent condition. Read more →
The release of the original iPad has opened new doors to mobile computing. It’s compact design, innovative touchscreen, amazing display quality and superior performance made it a very popular device, prompting other major electronics manufacturer to produce their own take on the tablet computer.
Just like any other electronic devices, iPads or any tablet computers, are very fragile items that require utmost care and proper packaging during transport. The most common damages these kind of devices incur when not properly handled are cracked glass touch screens, broken LCD’s and water damage. To avoid these kind of damage, these devices should be properly packed prior to shipping to ensure that they arrive safely and in excellent condition. Here are some tips on how to properly pack and ship an iPad or other tablet computers. Read more →
Before high-tech audio systems and digital music players became the device of choice when it comes to playing recorded music, there was the jukebox, a bulky box with vinyl records and playback mechanism within its compartments. Usually coin-operated, jukeboxes have buttons and cranks to help the user pick a particular selection. Recent releases contain CDs or digital recordings instead of vinyl records but still keep the jukebox’ iconic vintage appearance.
While the jukebox has fallen out of favor because of the emergence of its modern counterpart, this music-playing device is still popular among collectors. Some collectors focus their collections on jukeboxes from a particular decade while others choose to acquire jukeboxes made by popular manufacturers such as Wurlitzer, Rock-Ola or the Seeburg Corporation. Read more →
Hair irons have become indispensable grooming tools for a lot of women. These accoutrements come in a variety of types which have specific functions: curling irons are used to make curls and waves while straightening irons, or flat irons, are used to straighten the hair. Another type, crimping irons, are used to create crimps of the desired size in the hair. Hair irons are usually powered by electricity to heat up their surfaces and perform their functions.
Just like any other electrical device, hair irons must be properly packed prior to shipping to protect them from damage. These items have fragile parts, including surfaces made from Teflon, ceramic or titanium, that can easily get scratched or broken if not protected. Here are some tips on how to properly pack and ship a hair iron to ensure that it arrives undamaged and in good working condition. Read more →
Headsets must be properly packaged to ensure that they can survive the stresses and rough handling that they will encounter during shipping. These audio devices are composed of fragile moving parts and soldered wire connections which can get broken when exposed to vibrations, bumps and falls if not properly padded or cushioned during transport. Here are some helpful tips on proper shipping of audio headsets to ensure that they arrive in good working condition.
Headsets have bands that make them irregularly shaped and bulky. Some even come with protruding microphones and mixer unit. Thus, they need to be boxed to ensure that all parts and accessories are included in the package. A box, together with packing materials, will also protect the item from unnecessary movement during transit that can cause damage to the item.
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Pack and ship plasma TVs properly to avoid costly damages. These devices are fragile, heavy and expensive items which make transporting them seem like a daunting task. They will be subjected to bumps and vibrations during transport that could cause expensive or even irreparable damages. Thus, it is important to properly and securely package a plasma TV to minimize the risk of damage during shipping. Nevertheless, there are ways to pack and ship a plasma TV that ensures their safety. Here are some practical tips on how to pack and ship plasma TVs.
The ideal method of packing a plasma TV for shipping is to use its original box and packing materials. These packing materials provide the optimum protection to the item when it was sent to the stores from the manufacturer and then to your home. If the original box and packaging materials are no longer available, there are still ways to efficiently pack the TV set and prevent any damage.
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Home appliances, just like any other electronic devices, are fragile items that need to be properly packed before shipping to ensure that they arrive intact and in good working conditions. These items must be packed in the right container to give it protection from the elements and cushioned with sufficient packing materials that will act as the shock absorber from the falls, drops and bumps the package might encounter during the shipping process. Here are some important tips when packing appliances for shipping.
Use appropriate containers. To provide the items with sufficient protection, only use sturdy and heavy duty containers such as cardboard boxes. Massive appliances may even require wooden boxes or crates to provide optimum protection. The size of the container should also be taken into consideration. It should be significantly bigger than the appliance to be shipped and provides extra space for packing materials, otherwise the appliance can be exposed to direct impacts.
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