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COBY CX-R188 - Digital voice recorder

COBY CX-R188 - Digital voice recorder
alaScore 60

23 reviews

Aug, 2015

alaTest has collected and analyzed 23 reviews of COBY CX-R188 - Digital voice recorder. The average rating for this product is 1.7/5, compared to an average rating of 3.9/5 for other MP3 Players for all reviews. People are impressed by the size. The design is also appreciated. The price and usability get less positive reviews.

performance, design, size

sound, usability, price

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other MP3 Players the COBY CX-R188 - Digital voice recorder is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 60/100 = Good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 21 user reviews of COBY CX-R188 - Digital voice recorder from The average user rating for this product is 1.8/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other MP3 Players on Reviewers really like the performance, but the usability and price get less positive comments.


sound, price, usability

24% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: COBY CXR188 IC Digital Voice Recorder

Aug, 2015

Consumer review by: tm (

this thing is junk


none - plain vanilla voice recorder

stopped working after a week

Dec, 2005

Consumer review by: bbofvta (

Coby CX-R188


When I bought the equipment, it seemed like it would be easy to use and practical. But, I was unable to load the program to my computer from its installation disk, so it became useless.

It is small

Not current technology; poor/non-existent customer support

Feb, 2005

Product Specifications

Coby Electronics Corporation 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: Up to 4 Hours Recording Time in LP Mode; Voice Activated System; 2 Speed Recording (SP and LP); PC Connection Using Serial Cable (Cable Included); Built-in Wide Range Speaker; Built-in Omni-directional microphone; LED Recording Indicator; Earphone jack for Private Listening; Electronic volume control.

Audio Input


Audio System

Digital Player Type:Flash based
Functions (KB):Digital voice recorder
Sound Output Mode:Mono
Subcategory (KB):Dictaphones, transcribers
Type:Digital voice recorder

Cassette System

Type: None

CD System

Type: None

Digital Player (Recorder)

Digital Recording Time:240 min - LP (Long Play) / 90 min - HQ (High Quality)

Digital Storage Media

Type: None

Dimensions & Weight



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

MD System

Type: None

Remote Control

Type: None

Service & Support

Type:90 days warranty