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Category Changes: Musical Instruments

September 2014

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 
  Equipment41402Combined into [Equipment-180008]
 -Equipment180008New Category
   Cases41403Moved from [Equipment-41402]
   Clothing & Uniforms106454New Category
   Hearing Protection39179New Category
   Metronomes41404Moved from [Equipment-41402]
   Stands101555Moved from [Equipment-41402]
   Tuners64388Moved from [Equipment-41402]
   Other1288Moved from [Equipment-41402]
   Acoustic Electric22966 
  -Beginner Packages84659 
    Acoustic Guitar47066 
    Bass Guitar64398 
    Electric Guitar47074 
   Bass Amplifiers64397 
  -Guitar Amplifiers38072 
    Speaker Cabinets170603 
    Parts & Accessories43375 
   Guitar Builder/ Luthier Supply47067 
  -Novelty & Gifts64407 
    Mini Guitars68178 
   Parts & Accessories20829Combined into [Parts & Accessories-180009]
  -Parts & Accessories180009New Category
    Cables47075Moved from [Parts & Accessories-20829]
    Capos33050Moved from [Parts & Accessories-20829]
    Cases41408Moved from [Parts & Accessories-20829]
   -Effects Pedals41410Moved from [Parts & Accessories-20829]
     Boards & Cases41412 
     Compressors & Sustainers41414 
     Delay, Echo & Reverb41415 
     Distortion & Overdrive41416 
     Filter & Modulation101973 
     Loopers & Samplers101974 
     Phasers & Shifters41420 
     Power Supplies101975 
     Wah & Volume41422 
    Footrests148640Moved from [Parts & Accessories-20829]
   -Guitar Parts159953Moved from [Parts & Accessories-20829]
     Knobs, Jacks, Switches47076 
     Tuning Pegs41434 
    Picks46682Moved from [Parts & Accessories-20829]
    Polishes & Cleaners46680Moved from [Parts & Accessories-20829]
    Slides85857Moved from [Parts & Accessories-20829]
    Stands & Hangers22671Moved from [Parts & Accessories-20829]
    Straps46677Moved from [Parts & Accessories-20829]
   -Strings41431Moved from [Parts & Accessories-20829]
    Tuners22672Moved from [Parts & Accessories-20829]
    Other7266Moved from [Parts & Accessories-20829]
   Travel Guitars159948 
  -Vintage (Pre-1980)118978 
    Guitar Amplifiers118983 
   Vintage (Pre-1980)119095 
   Parts & Accessories16228 
 -Instruction Books, CDs & Video47043 
   Music Theory & Ear Training117051 
   Keyboard & Piano38101 
 -Karaoke Entertainment175696 
   Complete Karaoke Systems64602 
   Players & Mic-Based Players64606 
   Karaoke CDGs, DVDs & Media64604 
   Karaoke Microphones50590 
   Karaoke Mixers64605 
  Percussion10172Combined into [Percussion-180012]
 -Percussion180012New Category
   Bells & Chimes41440Moved from [Percussion-10172] Renamed from [Bells]
   Cymbals41441Moved from [Percussion-10172]
  -Drums38092Moved from [Percussion-10172]
    Electronic Drums38069 
    World Drums47085 
    Sets & Kits38097 
   Shakers & Blocks47090Moved from [Percussion-10172]
   Tambourines41457Moved from [Percussion-10172]
   Xylophones, Vibes & Marimbas41458Moved from [Percussion-10172]
   Parts & Accessories41448Moved from [Percussion-10172] Combined into [Parts & Accessories-180013]
  -Parts & Accessories180013New Category
    Bags & Cases41449Moved from [Parts & Accessories-41448]
    Heads41450Moved from [Parts & Accessories-41448]
    Hoops & Rims41451Moved from [Parts & Accessories-41448]
    Mounts & Assembly Hardware47089Moved from [Parts & Accessories-41448]
    Pedals41452Moved from [Parts & Accessories-41448]
    Practice Pads47579Moved from [Parts & Accessories-41448]
    Stands41453Moved from [Parts & Accessories-41448]
    Sticks & Brushes41456Moved from [Parts & Accessories-41448]
    Stools & Thrones47084Moved from [Parts & Accessories-41448]
    Other10173Moved from [Parts & Accessories-41448]
   Vintage, Pre-1980119014Moved from [Percussion-10172]
   Other622Moved from [Percussion-10172]
  Pianos, Keyboards & Organs16217Combined into [Pianos, Keyboards & Organs-180010]
 -Pianos, Keyboards & Organs180010New Category
   Electronic Keyboards38088Moved from [Pianos, Keyboards & Organs-16217]
   Organs16219Moved from [Pianos, Keyboards & Organs-16217]
  -Pianos43393Moved from [Pianos, Keyboards & Organs-16217]
    Grand, Baby Grand43376 
   Player Piano Rolls178895Moved from [Pianos, Keyboards & Organs-16217]
   Piano Stools117049Moved from [Pianos, Keyboards & Organs-16217]
   Keyboard Cases148727Moved from [Pianos, Keyboards & Organs-16217]
   Parts & Accessories180011New Category
   Parts & Accessories64431Moved from [Pianos, Keyboards & Organs-16217] Combined into [Parts & Accessories-180011]
   Other1289Moved from [Pianos, Keyboards & Organs-16217]
  Pro Audio Equipment15197Combined into [Pro Audio Equipment-180014]
 -Pro Audio Equipment180014New Category
   Acoustical Treatments168129Moved from [Pro Audio Equipment-15197]
   Amplifiers163896Moved from [Pro Audio Equipment-15197]
   Audio/MIDI Interfaces123445Moved from [Pro Audio Equipment-15197]
   Cables, Snakes & Interconnects41459Moved from [Pro Audio Equipment-15197]
   Cases, Racks & Bags23789Moved from [Pro Audio Equipment-15197]
   Digital DJ Controllers175830Moved from [Pro Audio Equipment-15197]
   DJ Equipment Packages157158Moved from [Pro Audio Equipment-15197]
   DJ Mixers19699Moved from [Pro Audio Equipment-15197]
   DJ Turntables48460Moved from [Pro Audio Equipment-15197]
   DJ Turntable Parts & Accs157161Moved from [Pro Audio Equipment-15197]
   DJ & Monitoring Headphones14985Moved from [Pro Audio Equipment-15197]
   Live & Studio Mixers4785Moved from [Pro Audio Equipment-15197]
   Microphones29946Moved from [Pro Audio Equipment-15197]
   Power Conditioners159955Moved from [Pro Audio Equipment-15197]
   Preamps & Channel Strips119018Moved from [Pro Audio Equipment-15197]
   Recorders15199Moved from [Pro Audio Equipment-15197]
   Samplers & Sequencers38070Moved from [Pro Audio Equipment-15197]
   Signal Processors/Rack Effects23791Moved from [Pro Audio Equipment-15197]
   Software, Loops & Samples177027Moved from [Pro Audio Equipment-15197]
   Speakers & Monitors47091Moved from [Pro Audio Equipment-15197]
   Speaker Drivers & Horns47092Moved from [Pro Audio Equipment-15197]
   Stands, Mounts & Holders29948Moved from [Pro Audio Equipment-15197]
   Studio/Live Equipment Packages177028Moved from [Pro Audio Equipment-15197]
   Synthesizers38071Moved from [Pro Audio Equipment-15197]
   Parts & Accessories113484Moved from [Pro Audio Equipment-15197]
   Vintage Pro Audio Equipment119019Moved from [Pro Audio Equipment-15197]
   Other3278Moved from [Pro Audio Equipment-15197]
  Sheet Music & Song Books20833Combined into [Sheet Music & Song Books-180015]
 -Sheet Music & Song Books180015New Category
  -Sheet Music1451Moved from [Sheet Music & Song Books-20833]
    Black Americana155305 
    Blues, Jazz43379 
    Christian, Gospel113500 
    Christmas Carols155306 
    Country, Western72446 
    Instrumental Collections113497 
    Military, Historical1452 
    Movies, TV1453 
   -Popular, by decade43381 
     Pre 190043382 
     1900 - 190943383 
     1910 - 191943384 
     1990s to present100232 
    Theater, Showtunes1458 
    Vocal Collections113501 
  -Song Books38103Moved from [Sheet Music & Song Books-20833]
    Brass & Woodwind43391 
    String Instruments43392 
 -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 
  String10176Combined into [String-180016]
 -String180016New Category
   Autoharp & Zither16221Moved from [String-10176]
   Bass-Upright16222Moved from [String-10176]
   Banjo10177Moved from [String-10176]
   Bouzouki/ Mandola101567Moved from [String-10176]
   Cello10178Moved from [String-10176]
   Harp & Dulcimer16223Moved from [String-10176]
   Lute112676Moved from [String-10176]
   Mandolin10179Moved from [String-10176]
   Sitar112677Moved from [String-10176]
   Ukulele16224Moved from [String-10176]
   Viola16225Moved from [String-10176]
  -Violin38107Moved from [String-10176]
     4/4 Size38108 
     3/4 Size38109 
     1/2 Size38110 
     1/4 Size38111 
   Parts & Accessories38106Moved from [String-10176]
  -Vintage (Pre-1980)119023Moved from [String-10176]
   Other623Moved from [String-10176]
    Bb Soprano47098 
    Vintage (Pre-1980)119029 
   Ocarina180017New Category
    Baritone, Bass16233 
    Vintage (Pre-1980)119030 
   Parts & Accessories47097 
   Vintage (Pre-1980)119028 
 -Wholesale Lots52555 
   Pro Audio52557 
   Sheet Music52558 
   Other Wholesale Lots36354 


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