The VAIO is Sony’s brand of computer hardware that consists of laptop computers, desktop computers and computer peripherals. At one time, Sony made a VAIO remote control as a computer peripheral, however, it is no longer in production and new VAIO remotes are not carried by electronic stores. In order to buy a Sony VAIO remote control, you will have to purchase either a pre-owned VAIO remote control or a refurbished remote control. Because you must purchase a Sony VAIO remote control used or refurbished and the supply is low, you must check all available sources for pricing before making a purchase.
1. Contact local electronic stores to see if they have any used or refurbished Sony VAIO remote controls in stock. In some cases, larger electronic stores such as Best Buy and some smaller local electronic stores will buy used computer hardware to sell or sell refurbished hardware.
2. Search auction websites for a Sony VAIO remote control. Used computer hardware is often up for auction on an auction website, such as eBay and there may be multiple Sony VAIO remote controls up for auction.
3. Search for a Sony VAIO remote control with online retailers that allow customers to sell items through their websites. Some companies, such as Amazon.com, allow customers to sell items on their websites. Search for Sony VAIO remote controls on the Amazon.com website. Even though Amazon.com does not stock the remote controls, some used remotes may be for sale by Amazon.com customers through the website. You will purchase the item in the same way that you would purchase any other item sold by Amazon.com.
4. Compare the models and the prices of the Sony VAIO remote controls that you have found and purchase one. The price of a used or refurbished Sony VAIO remote control ranges from under $8 to over $40.