What is the PUFFER application exactly?

PUFFER (Price-Utility Formulas for Evaluation of Risk) is a sophisticated computer program that uses a variety of data sources, machine learning techniques, and complex mathematical formulas to provide estimated appraisals for specific tangible assets. The program is designed to help users determine the market value of used or pre-owned commercial and specialized electronics, such as laptops, tablets, and smartphones.

PUFFER uses a combination of scraped internet data and machine learning algorithms to evaluate the expected utility of a given asset to consumers. This information is then used to calculate a recommended market value for the asset, taking into account various factors such as the condition of the item, its age, and any relevant market trends.

The PUFFER software is written in the PHP, and Python programming languages and uses a series of online algorithms to process and analyze the data that it collects. This allows the program to quickly and accurately determine the market value of an asset, providing users with valuable insights into the potential value of their electronics. Overall, PUFFER is a powerful tool for anyone looking to assess the market value of used commercial or specialized electronics.

How does Acme Revival utilize PUFFER in pricing the devices it offers on the platform?

Our pricing is based on an automated algorithm called PUFFER (Price-Utility Formulas for Evaluation of Risk). This algorithm evaluates various factors, including supply, demand, and price elasticity, in order to determine a fair and competitive price for each of our items.

PUFFER is a sophisticated computer program that uses a variety of data sources, machine learning techniques, and complex mathematical formulas to provide estimated appraisals for specific tangible assets. It is specifically designed to help users determine the market value of used or pre-owned commercial and specialized electronics, such as laptops, tablets, and smartphones.

Please be aware that the equilibrium price determined by PUFFER is subject to change in real-time, as the algorithm constantly monitors and evaluates the market. This means that the price you see when you first view an item may not be the same as the price when you decide to purchase it.

We believe that our use of PUFFER and its advanced pricing algorithm allows us to offer our customers the best possible value for their money.

Can I use PUFFER on the Acme Revival platform to appraise assets?

At this time, PUFFER is not available for individual asset appraisal. Alternatively, users may utilize the “Sell Device” function to receive an instant offer on a electronic device they are seeking to sell. This offer however, may differ from PUFFER’s equilibrium price and should not be considered an appraisal. The PUFFER Sell Function is currently limited to pre-owned medical, and electronic commercial devices.

Is the PUFFER application accessible via API?

The PUFFER API is currently not available to users or use by anyone outside of Acme Revival. PUFFER is a prototype artificial intelligence algorithm that is still in the experimental stage and has not yet been fully tested or validated for public use.

Does my buying behavior on Acme Revival help improve PUFFER?

Your buying behavior on our website is an important source of data that helps us improve our algorithms and applications, including PUFFER.

By using our website and making purchases, you are providing valuable information that allows us to better understand consumer preferences and behaviors. This, in turn, allows us to continually improve and refine our algorithms and applications, ensuring that we provide the best possible services and experiences to our customers.

Can anyone purchase devices on Acme Revival?

Yes, anyone can purchase devices on acmerevival.com, so long that their shipping address is located within a country of our service.

An account is not required in order to make a purchase.

Customers can browse our selection of devices, add the items they wish to purchase to their shopping cart, and then proceed to checkout. At checkout, users will be asked to provide billing and shipping information, as well as payment details.

Where does Acme Revival acquire the devices they sell?

Acme Revival acquires devices via the PUFFER appraisal software. Generally, users sell their device to Acme Revival using the “Sell Function”. Acme Revival then later lists these devices for sale on our web platform. Acme Revival also sources devices from auctions, private vendors, bankruptcies, and other uses in which the PUFFER application appraises.

Does Acme Revival list broken, defective, or incomplete devices for sale?

We take great care to ensure that all of the devices that we sell on our website are of high quality and in good working condition. As such, we do not list broken, defective, or incomplete devices for sale on our website.

All of the devices that we acquire are carefully evaluated manually and appraised using the PUFFER software, to ensure that they are in good working condition and free of defects. If a device is ever found to be broken, defective, or incomplete, it will not list for sale on the Acme platform.

We take pride in the quality of the products that we offer for sale, and we want our customers to be satisfied with their purchases.

How do I sell my device with Acme Revival?

Users can utilize the “Sell Device” Functions under the “sell” tab in the menu navigation on Acme’s platform. The PUFFER sell application will collect some minor details of your device, and then provide a real-time offer which can be accepted, or waived immediately.

Will I get a fair offer for my device with Acme Revival?

Acme will offer users a purchase price based on the estimated real-time market value of the device, as determined by our PUFFER appraisal software.

PUFFER considers many factors when determining the market value of a device, including its make and model, its condition, its age, and its features. This allows us to offer a fair price to users who are looking to sell their devices.


How does Acme Revival pay me for the device I agree to sell?

Should you accept Acme’s offer for your device, a physical check will be cut to you within 7 business days. In most cases, new users will see a deposit made immediately, and the remaining balance issued once the device arrives in the state matching the information you provided to us at time of offer.

How can I purchase devices on the Acme Revival platform?

To purchase a device on the Acme platform, follow these steps:

  1. Browse our selection of available devices. You can use the filters on the right-hand side of the page to narrow down your search by make, model, price, and other criteria.
  2. When you find a device that you are interested in, click on its listing to view more details about the device, including its specifications, condition, and photos.
  3. If you want to purchase the device, click the “Buy Online” button on the listing page. This will add the device to your shopping cart.
  4. If you want to continue shopping, you can click the “Continue Shopping” button to return to the main page and browse for more devices. If you are ready to complete your purchase, click the “Proceed to Checkout” button on the shopping cart page.
  5. On the checkout page, you will be prompted to enter your billing and shipping information, as well as your payment details. Once you have entered all of the required information, click the “Place Order” button to complete your purchase.

What is the return policy at Acme Revival

Every Acme Revival device qualifies for a 30-day return option from the date of delivery. Should a device not meet your expectations, or present a defect within the first 30 days, simply begin a return on the main support platform, and we’ll arrange getting the device returned for a full refund. We are unable to accept returns after this 30-day period. Acme recommends installing, and utilizing your new device(s) immediately after delivery to ensure the device meets or exceeds your expectations.

Upon initializing a return, you’ll have seven (7) days to return your device via the designated carrier. If the device does not enter transit within 7 days of the return approval, we’ll automatically close the return.

Does Acme Revival offer any form of warranty?

Acme Revival offers a 30-day standard guarantee of any device purchased on the platform. At this time we do not offer any further extended warranty options.

How is my purchase shipped?

Acme Revival partners with UPS™ to deliver all devices less than 95lbs directly to your shipping address. Items in excess of 95lbs are shipping via an LTL Freight Carrier secured to a platform. Nearly always, your device will arrive in 2-5 calendar days.


Acme Revival does offer limited international shipping to Canada, and Mexico.

What is the cost of shipping?

Every Acme order qualifies for free shipping regardless of the specifics of the device(s) in your order. Whether you’re ordering a small desktop device, or a large appliance, you can expect free shipping at time of checkout. Your order will ship from the United States via our partnered carrier UPS. In some cases, large and/or heavy devices will arrive via an LTL freight carrier.