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Coby IR850
5.9 out of 10

Coby IR850

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Overall 4
4.0

bad back lights

Aaron W Layton, Amazon
4 March 2015
  • Summary: There is a fix for it but the led backlight will eventually go out otherwise its a great product.
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Overall 2
2.0

do not buy

rene lafontaine, Amazon
10 December 2013
  • Summary: me no like never work right what a waste of money if I had not gotten sick I would of returned
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Overall 8
8.0

Works great.......until the LED display goes dark!

carl easlick, Amazon
2 November 2013
  • Summary: Works great, only problem is that the display LED's tend to burn out, however I was able to replace them & now all is well. But caution! If you don't have anyway to replace the LED's yourself, don't purchase one of these because......
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Overall 6
6.0

Good Radio - Lousy Company

Monte "Monte Wasch", Amazon
29 December 2012
  • Summary: I bought three of these: one as a gift, and two for my home. One unit arrived with the wrong power cord. I had to fax them all kinds of documentation, and I'm still waiting (two weeks) for the right power cord. Another unit has a dim display, hard to read.
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Overall 6
6.0

Great radio great sound Poor display after 2 months

Ironfist, Amazon
28 December 2012
  • Summary: The radio it self is amazing and its a shame that everyone I know with one of these have the same exact problems. However, My display is dark and can not be read even in pitch black I can HOWEVER use a flash light to see whats on the screen ...so you can still operate it.
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Overall 8
8.0

Perfecto

Kermit "On the Rocks", Amazon
4 November 2012
  • Summary: This is a bargain and not to be overlooked. I've seen units that do exactly the same thing for over $400 and in short, this unit is all the wifi radio you could ever want. It sets up seamlessly with no work at all... and it has a zillion channels for every tasted and need.
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Overall 10
10

Great radio! Love it

sailor walt, Amazon
15 August 2012
  • Summary: Easy to set up, works great, bought a second one! Has great sound, set up of play lists is easy to do on your computer.
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Overall 10
10

Great Out of the BOX and easy to fix possible dark display issues

javcotec, Amazon
6 August 2012
  • Summary: This unit works great, it has a nice search feature and is reliable, the internal speakers do need some more high frequency response, low end frequency response is just fine. Some people tell about a dark display after time, it just needs the back light replaced when this happens, it can still be...
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Overall 2
2.0

Poor product and poor customer support

Not Happy Camper, Amazon
21 December 2011
  • Summary: DO NOT BUY ANY COBY PRODUCTS!!! This radio model is a defective product and by other reviews a known defective product. The LED display WILL burn out in a short time. One of my 4 IR850 radios burnt out in 2 days the second one in 2 months the third one in 6 months and the forth one in 8 months.
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Overall 2
2.0

A Bit of Advice....

DaveK, Amazon
3 November 2011
  • Summary: This Coby could have been a great internet radio. It has good sound,& works well in general, except..... The dimming of the display, as many here have said. This is not an "IF", but a "WHEN" sort of thing. Mine actually lasted longer than most - a little over 2 years.
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