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Coby-cx-789.431964
6.8 out of 10

Coby CX-789

Coby CX-789 The Coby CX-789 is a digital AM/ FM/ NOAA radi Read more

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Reviews and Problems with Coby CX-789

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Overall 10
10

Radio

Stanley Nauman, Amazon
6 April 2014
  • Summary: It is everything that I was looking for. it is very easy to operate and easy to set. The sound is very good and easy to adjust.
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Overall 4
4.0

Just ok

Valerie L., Amazon
11 March 2014
  • Summary: This radio is just ok, which is pretty consistent with the reviews it had received. I bought it because it is so hard to find simple radios with digital tuners, and I wanted to give this one a try despite the mediocre reviews. If you don't care too much about sound quality, this is fine, but if you care about sound quality, check out the Sangean K-200 which I also bought and which is great. The Sangean is more expensive, but it is worth it.
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Overall 10
10

Just what was needed!

Sandra, Amazon
22 January 2014
  • Summary: Wanted a radio that was simple, and easy to transport. Needed one for garage so he can check ball scores and the weather. Wanted battery backup in case of outages. This fit the bill great. Thank you. Would recommend to anyone.
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Overall 10
10

Just what I expected!

Robert K. Kennedy, Amazon
15 January 2014
  • Summary: The reception at work ranges from bad to poor. I was sick and tired of constantly retuning my older rotary tuner portable radio. The static drove me nuts. This inexpensive radio took just a minute to plug in and set up with my favorite classical FM radio station. Clear signal. No static. I am a happy camper. Oh, and did I say that Amazon delivered it in one day? Well done.
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Overall 2
2.0

Won't work with batteries.

Rick Reed, Amazon
23 December 2013
  • Summary: I have used this several times with the cord but it won't work with batteries, even changed them twice. Wanted this for when the power goes out but now it is worthless.
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Overall 2
2.0

Poor reception.

Bernard L. Gutnick "Voiceover", Amazon
8 December 2013
  • Summary: Poor FM reception for several stations. I've tried external antenna. No luck. I don't recommend this one. Easy to use.
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Overall 8
8.0

Inexpensive portable radio

Rudolf T. A. Bredderman, Amazon
5 December 2013
  • Summary: A great little radio. My only problem was in trying to set the presets - seems complicated.
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Overall 8
8.0

Nice radio

IMTheresa "Theresa", Amazon
1 December 2013
  • Summary: The sound quality is surprisingly good for an inexpensive radio. I don't get good reception everywhere in my apartment, but I get great reception in the room the radio was intended for. I don't think you can go wrong with this item.
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Overall 6
6.0

Wouldn't recommend

Beam Me Up Scotty, Amazon
30 November 2013
  • Summary: I was hoping for better. I've had pretty good luck with Coby products before including a DVD player that I've used for years. The main problem with the radio is a lack of selectivity-stations bleed on top of one another. Also, the radio has poor filtering allowing extraneous noise to come through. If the station is strong neither of these flaws is a problem. The tuning mechanism works great, and the sound quality (of strong stations) is fine.
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Overall 2
2.0

COBY ELECTRONIC CORP IS DEFUNCT!! THERE IS NO TECHNICAL OR PRODUCT SUPPORT!!

owner, Amazon
30 November 2013
  • Summary: Avoid ALL COBY PRODUCTS BECAUSE THE COMPANY WENT BELLY UP THIS PAST SPRING OR SUMMER!!! THERE NO PRODUCT OR TECHNICAL SUPPORT FOR COBY PRODUCTS!!! I found this in the review section!! [...] facebook posting by: Darin E: ATTENTION: Gordon Brothers buys out a bankrupt company called "COBY" and for everyone that mailed in their broken products to COBY prior to the buyout can no longer get their items repaired or the broken ones returned...
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