Originally Posted by JSWolf
There is someone else on MR who obtained a demo Kindle DX and he's trying to get it flashed out of demo and it's a rather big deal to even attempt this.
And if your friend actually paid for these demo units, he got taken for a ride.
He got them as part of a liquidation sale and is trying to sell them to recoup what he paid for these and other non-Kindle units. Sounds like a ton of work per unit to get them out of the mode they are in to a "usable" one, right?