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Coby CX-17
5.0 out of 10

Coby CX-17

Slim Compact Design TV and Weather Band Sensitive AM/FM Radio Bu Read more

Great Deal: $16.00

Reviews and Problems with Coby CX-17

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Overall 2
2.0

One Star

Mario Jaramillo, Amazon
6 June 2015
  • Summary: Actually a bad radio. Each side (black color) is sticky.
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Overall 2
2.0

Do not buy

Road Warrior "Road Warrior", Amazon
9 February 2015
Overall 6
6.0

It's alright...

Amber O., Amazon
30 July 2014
  • Summary: I like it. A little hard to tune into the radio stations on FM. But other than that it's got pretty good reception once you get to the station you're looking for. Nice for a cheap hand radio.
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Overall 6
6.0

Radio

Mae, Amazon
25 June 2014
  • Summary: I enjoyed selecting this product. It served my purpose and my immediate needs, it was a perfect gift for a friend.
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Overall 6
6.0

Bigger than I expected.

Amazon Customer, Amazon
6 October 2013
  • Summary: It's the size of an old school transistor radio & does't really give any extra features for that size. Worth the price but only that. Given to do over I would skip the TV bands and get a radio half this size.
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Overall 4
4.0

Difficult to tune, TV and SW bands don't seem to work

D. Owens, Amazon
22 December 2009
  • Summary: I use this to listen to the news in the shower. It's adequate for that purpose, but the TV and SW bands have never seemed to work. It's also very difficult to tune as the indicator is almost invisible.
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Overall 10
10

Good little radio!

beesbrat, Amazon
19 November 2008
  • Summary: We use this to take to the beach with us in the summer. It is also nice to have during bad weather since it is battery powered. Small, lightweight.
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Overall 4
4.0

Wow! Surprised.

notAyesperson "Always in search of good books", Amazon
2 May 2008
  • Summary: Wow. I was surprised at how much this costs on Amazon. I borrow this sometimes from a coworker to get thru the night. It looks like it's worth about $20. It gets only a very few stations in clearly.
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Overall 4
4.0

you don't get what you don't pay for

tierny, Amazon
30 September 2007
  • Summary: Nicer volumetric dimensions than the usual transistor radio, but my antenna fell out after just a month or two. Curiously you rarely get what you do pay for either. Ah capitalism... what a great ruse.
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Overall 8
8.0

Better than Sony ICF SMK2

kevin652, Amazon
8 June 2007
  • Summary: I like this radio and it's better than the cheap Sony with better volume control, audio, antenna design, and size. In addition the Coby picks up a few TV stations, and a weather station or two. The tuning is a little more finicky than the Sony but it is still worth the six dollars I spent.
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