Category Changes: Musical Instruments

June 2015 : Musical Instruments & Gear

Please check the table below to see if the categories you sell in are changing. If we are making a change to your category, please make sure your current listings are updated with all relevant item specifics -- this ensures your items are moved to the best possible category in the case where categories are going away. Occasionally we ask you to adopt a value in an item specific to help us facilitate moving your item to the correct surviving or newly created category. We offer additional item specifics recommendations for optimal search visibility as well. After the changes are live, please review your listings again.

Change TypeExplanation
New category added
CombineTwo categories merged into one
RenameCategory renamed
MoveCategory moved within structure
Move & RenameCategory moved & renamed

Cat NameCat IDComment
-Musical Instruments & Gear619 
  Accordion & Concertina16218 
   Alto Horn101554 
   French Horn16215 
   Parts, Accessories41398 
  -Vintage (Pre-1980)118974 
    Other Vint. Brass Instruments118977Renamed from [Other]
   Other Brass Instruments620Renamed from [Other]
   Clothing & Uniforms106454 
   Hearing Protection39179 
   Other Musical Instrument Equip1288Renamed from [Other]
   Acoustic Electric22966 
  +Beginner Packages84659 
   Bass Amplifiers64397 
  -Guitar Amplifiers38072 
    Speaker Cabinets170603 
    Parts & Accessories43375 
    Other Guitar Amplifiers121161Renamed from [Other]
   Guitar Builder/ Luthier Supply47067 
  -Novelty & Gifts64407 
    Mini Guitars68178 
    Other Guitar Novelties & Gifts64415Renamed from [Other]
  -Parts & Accessories180009 
   -Effects Pedals41410 
     Boards & Cases41412 
     Compressors & Sustainers41414 
     Delay, Echo & Reverb41415 
     Distortion & Overdrive41416 
     Filter & Modulation101973 
     Loopers & Samplers101974 
     Phasers & Shifters41420 
     Power Supplies101975 
     Wah & Volume41422 
     Other Guitar Effects Pedals22669Renamed from [Other]
   -Guitar Parts159953 
     Knobs, Jacks, Switches47076 
     Tuning Pegs41434 
     Other Guitar Parts46678Renamed from [Other]
    Polishes & Cleaners46680 
    Stands & Hangers22671 
     Other Guitar Strings47616Renamed from [Other]
    Other Guitar Parts & Accs7266Renamed from [Other]
   Travel Guitars159948 
  -Vintage (Pre-1980)118978 
    Guitar Amplifiers118983 
    Other Vintage Guitars118994Renamed from [Other]
   Other Guitars621Renamed from [Other]
 -Instruction Books, CDs & Video47043 
   Music Theory & Ear Training117051 
   Keyboard & Piano38101 
   Other Music Instruction23308Renamed from [Other]
 -Karaoke Entertainment175696 
   Complete Karaoke Systems64602 
   Players & Mic-Based Players64606 
   Karaoke CDGs, DVDs & Media64604 
   Karaoke Microphones50590 
   Karaoke Mixers64605 
   Other Karaoke Entertainment163828Renamed from [Other]
   Bells & Chimes41440 
    Electronic Drums38069 
    World Drums47085 
    Sets & Kits38097 
    Other Drums10175Renamed from [Other]
   Shakers & Blocks47090 
   Xylophones, Vibes & Marimbas41458 
  -Parts & Accessories180013 
    Bags & Cases41449 
    Hoops & Rims41451 
    Mounts & Assembly Hardware47089 
    Practice Pads47579 
    Sticks & Brushes41456 
    Stools & Thrones47084 
    Other Percussion Parts & Accs10173Renamed from [Other]
   Vintage, Pre-1980119014 
   Other Percussion622Renamed from [Other]
 -Pianos, Keyboards & Organs180010 
   Electronic Keyboards38088 
    Grand, Baby Grand43376 
    Other Pianos16220Renamed from [Other]
   Player Piano Rolls178895 
   Piano Stools117049 
   Keyboard Cases148727 
   Parts & Accessories180011 
   Other Pianos & Keyboards1289Renamed from [Other]
 -Pro Audio Equipment180014 
   Acoustical Treatments168129 
   Audio/MIDI Interfaces123445 
   Cables, Snakes & Interconnects41459 
   Cases, Racks & Bags23789 
   Digital DJ Controllers175830 
   DJ Equipment Packages157158 
   DJ Mixers19699 
   DJ Turntables48460 
   DJ Turntable Parts & Accs157161 
   DJ & Monitoring Headphones14985 
   Live & Studio Mixers4785 
   Power Conditioners159955 
   Preamps & Channel Strips119018 
   Samplers & Sequencers38070 
   Signal Processors/Rack Effects23791 
   Software, Loops & Samples177027 
   Speakers & Monitors47091 
   Speaker Drivers & Horns47092 
   Stands, Mounts & Holders29948 
   Studio/Live Equipment Packages177028 
   Parts & Accessories113484 
   Vintage Pro Audio Equipment119019 
   Other Pro Audio Equipment3278Renamed from [Other]
 -Sheet Music & Song Books180015 
  -Sheet Music1451 
    Black Americana155305 
    Blues, Jazz43379 
    Christian, Gospel113500 
    Christmas Carols155306 
     Other Classical Sheet Music43380Renamed from [Other]
    Country, Western72446 
    Instrumental Collections113497 
    Military, Historical1452 
    Movies, TV1453 
   +Popular, by decade43381 
    Theater, Showtunes1458 
    Vocal Collections113501 
    Other Sheet Music157Renamed from [Other]
  -Song Books38103 
    Brass & Woodwind43391 
    String Instruments43392 
    Other Song Books1457Renamed from [Other]
 -Stage Lighting & Effects12922 
   Stage Lighting: Single Units177022 
   Stage Lighting: Systems & Kits12921 
   DJ Lighting: Single Units177023 
   DJ Lighting: Systems & Kits177024 
   Atmospheric Effects Machines69960 
   Atmospheric Effects Fluids132998 
   Cables & Interconnects170088 
   Controllers & Dimmers30889 
   Folding Screens & Backdrops177025 
   Gobos, Gels, Filters & Lenses81967 
   Lighting Stands & Trusses29945 
   Replacement Bulbs & Lamps81970 
   Parts & Accessories12930 
   Other Stage Lighting & Effects170089Renamed from [Other]
   Autoharp & Zither16221 
   Bouzouki/ Mandola101567 
   Harp & Dulcimer16223 
     4/4 Size38108Combined into [Acoustic-100233]
     3/4 Size38109Combined into [Acoustic-100233]
     1/2 Size38110Combined into [Acoustic-100233]
     1/4 Size38111Combined into [Acoustic-100233]
     Other10180Combined into [Acoustic-100233]
   Parts & Accessories38106 
  -Vintage (Pre-1980)119023 
    Other Vint. String Instruments119027Renamed from [Other]
   Other String Instruments623Renamed from [Other]
    Bb Soprano47098 
    Vintage (Pre-1980)119029 
    Other Clarinets10182Renamed from [Other]
    Baritone, Bass16233 
    Vintage (Pre-1980)119030 
    Other Saxophones10184Renamed from [Other]
   Parts & Accessories47097 
   Vintage (Pre-1980)119028 
   Other Woodwind Instruments624Renamed from [Other]
 -Wholesale Lots52555 
   Guitar52556Combined into [Wholesale Lots-52555]
   Pro Audio52557Combined into [Wholesale Lots-52555]
   Sheet Music52558Combined into [Wholesale Lots-52555]
   Other Wholesale Lots36354Combined into [Wholesale Lots-52555]
  Other Musical Instruments308Renamed from [Other]


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