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Coby Electronics Recalls 12,000 DVD Players

Coby Recalls 12,000 CD/DVD/MP3 Players (Image via USCPSC) By Shane McGlaun

Budget consumer electronics maker Coby Electronics has issued a recall on 12,000 DVD/CD/MP3 players due to fire hazard. Coby says it has received three reports of affected units overheating and one incident resulted in minor property damage due to fire. Coby says no injuries have been reported. Products covered in the recall include a 5-inch TFT portable DVD/CD/MPO3 player with a TV tuner and digital AM/FM receiver model number TF-DVD170. The other product is a DVD/CD/MP3 player with a 5.6-inch screen and NTSC tuner model number TF-DVD176. Both these products were sold at electronics and toy stores from May 2006 through October 2007 for between $140 and $170. Owners of the affected products need to contact Coby for details on a full refund.

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  • http://www.bloggin-ads.com Mike Huang

    AHHH…the Coby DVD players. Darn they’re soo cheap in price that my family purchased a couple of these. They work great, but I don’t know how long.

    -Mike