Coby Recalls 12,000 DVD Players Due To Fire Hazard

Posted: Nov 9 2007, 8:44am CST | by , Updated: Aug 11 2010, 4:46am CDT, in News | Home Entertainment

Coby Recalls 12,000 DVD Players Due to Fire Hazard
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Coby electronics Corp. and the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission have announced a recall on 12,000 Coby portable DVD/CD/MP3 players. The recall says that these products could overheat leading to risk of fire.

Coby states that it has received three reports of the units overheating, one of which included minor property damage from fire. No injuries have been reported. This recall covers two different portable DVD/CD/MP3 players model numbers TF-DVD170 and TF-DVD176.

The TF-DVD170 is a 5-inch screen DVD/CD/MP3 player with a TV tuner and digital AM/FM tuner. The TF-DVD176 is a 5.6-inch DVD/CD/MP3 player with NTSC TV tuner. These products were sold at discount, electronics, music, and toy stores from $140 to $170. Coby says owners should contact them for a complete refund.

Via Coby

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