Ha. I powered up the 1711 and thought it came on then died. I would see lights, but they'd go away. The console says differently though. It just has a long boot-up, and the lights eventually came back. :)
It was only $80 because of scratches? I don't really see any.
Cisco IOS Software, C1700 Software (C1700-K9O3SY7-M), Version 12.3(7)XR3, RELEASE SOFTWARE (fc2)
Synched to technology version 12.3(7.11)T1
Technical Support: http://www.cisco.com/techsupport
Copyright (c) 1986-2004 by Cisco Systems, Inc.
Compiled Sat 25-Sep-04 16:02 by ealyon
ROM: System Bootstrap, Version 12.2(7r)XM4, RELEASE SOFTWARE (fc1)
ROM: Cisco IOS Software, C1700 Software (C1700-K9O3SY7-M), Version 12.3(7)XR3, RELEASE SOFTWARE (fc2)
Router uptime is 3 minutes
System returned to ROM by power-on
System image file is "flash:c1700-k9o3sy7-mz.123-7.XR3.bin"
Maybe its the age of the IOS? CablesAndKits.com has a new one for sale for $140.--
Jim, VoIP 12/2002, VOIPo 2/2007