By James Wells

MELBOURNE: Battery packs supplied with a portable DVD player, exclusively supplied to JB Hi-Fi stores by a company trading as Quality IT Electronics, have been recalled.

According to a statement released by the product safety section of the Australian Consumer and Competition Commission (ACCC) the faulty battery pack has been supplied with the Soniq 7 portable DVD player sold within JB Hi-Fi stores nationally between 13 June 2005 and 2 July 2006.

The Soniq 7 featured a seven-inch LCD screen, built-in stereo speakers and stereo headphone jack. It was compatible with DVD, CD, CD-R, CD-RW and could read mp3s and jpegs.

Consumers have been advised to contact the supplier of the product, Quality IT Electronics, regarding a replacement battery pack – 1300 765 663 or 03 9543 511. For more information, consumers can visit –

Quality IT Electronics is an Australian-owned Melbourne-based service and distribution company which commenced trading in 2001.

According to the company’s website, the business not only operate from the Corporate Business Park in Mount Waverley in south-east Melbourne, but operated service centres in Sydney and Brisbane.

“Through the years we have accumulated remarkable service experience and built up our expertise in servicing various kinds of consumer needs that include appliances, audio-visual, office automation, computer, communication equipment and professional products of many famous brand names,” the Quality IT Electronics website claims.

“Besides the best equipped service facilities, we have over 20 staff, with the expertise and experience to provide quality service to our customers in order to achieve our goal of ‘Total Customer Satisfaction’.”