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alaTest has collected and analyzed 410 reviews of COBY CV H42. The average rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average rating of 3.9/5 for other Headphones for all reviews. Reviewers really like the bass quality and portability. The comfort and sound are also mentioned favorably. Many are less positive about the reliability.

price, sound, comfort, portability, bass quality


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Headphones the COBY CV H42 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 78/100 = Good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 355 user reviews of COBY CV H42 from The average user rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Headphones on Reviewers really like the portability and bass quality. The comfort and sound also get good feedback. Some have doubts about the design and reliability.

price, sound, comfort, bass quality, portability

reliability, design

79% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Coby CVH42 Deep Bass Lightweight Stereo Headphones, Silver (Discontinued by Manufacturer)Coby CVH42 Deep Bass Lightweight Stereo Headphones, SilverCoby Deep Bass Lightweight Stereo Headphones CVH42 (Silver)

Apr, 2015

Consumer review by: video652, (

Excellent bargain


They are certainly a bargain for the price and they well exceeded my expectations on quality. I would certainly buy another pair as well as recommend it to someone else. Great headphones for the money.

Oct, 2012

Consumer review by: syncsound (



I use the Cobys for Comtek headsets. Most clients aren't very gentle, and the low price means I can treat them as an expendable.

value for money

Mar, 2012

Consumer review by: (

Shipped quickly


I was very happy the product was shipped right away. I would buy from this vender again.

Mar, 2012

Consumer review by: Smitten8r (

Good deal


If you need a cheap pair of headphones for the rugrats to tear apart, these work and more durable than expected for the price. Good deal.

Aug, 2011

Consumer review by: John (

Really good for the price!


Not the greatest quality, but certainly adequate for simple use for games and such. And for the price, you can't go wrong.They didn't put a volume control on it, but for the inexpensive price it is, no wonder.We are very happy and will buy again.

May, 2011

Consumer review by: Mike (

Way worth the price


I bought a pair last week because our cat chewed the cord on my old headphones. Now I'm back buying an additional three pairs guessed it she chewed the cord on the new set. At this price I can afford to feed her headphones all month....

Apr, 2011

Consumer review by: badanov (

Coby C110-1142


Only one side worked.

Apr, 2011

Consumer review by: � trooper� (

They work but don't feel real comfortable


I use these at the YMCA so I can plug into the TV receivers on the Cardio machines and watch TV and listen while I work out. They work and they don't cost much so they are a good value but they are not real comfortable when I first put them on but...

Mar, 2010

Consumer review by: ¯¿Â½ Paulÿ (

Good price, but the cord is short


Good price, but the cord is short when connecting to the back of the desktop

Mar, 2010

Consumer review by: ï¿ Muckydooÿ½ (

Good for the price


For 5 bucks it works just fine. Don't expect amazing sound out of them, but it'll do for the casual user.

Jan, 2010

Product Specifications

Coby Electronics is a manufacturer of quality consumer electronics products designed to deliver outstanding performance for value conscious consumers who do not compromise on product performance. Coby incorporates new designs with innovative technologies to produce great looking and great performing consumer electronics products. PRODUCT FEATURES: Open-air type; Super lightweight comfortable design; High performance 40mm driver units; 3.5mm L-shape stereo plug.

Audio Input

Type: None

Audio Output

Connectivity Technology:Wired
Headphones Form Factor:Semi-open
Headphones Type:Binaural
Product Type:Headphones
Sound Output Mode:Stereo

Audio System



Manufacturer:COBY Electronics
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:COBY CV

Remote Control

Type: None

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty