How can I know the manufacture date of a device?

Rodion15

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Does the serial number or any other code say the manufacture date (approximate) for a device?. Is there any way to know the manufacture date of any device?
 

sharkbyte5150

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Easiest thing to do is go to the support page for that product and enter the serial number, or call the phone number for tech support and ask for manufacture date based on serial number. Usually it's on the label on the product in some kind of coded form like month/date/year all in sequence like 01122001 (Jan 12 2001) or something less obvious.