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CyberHome (brand)

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Name: CyberHome (brand)    (ZZ)  
Abbreviation: cyberhome
Products: Model types

CyberHome is a brand for low-cost home entertainment products with multiple manufacturers and licensees world-wide:

Cyberhome Europe AG
Weststr. 42, 40721 Hilden, Germany (2007)

CyberHome Entertainment Inc.
48350 Fremont Bd., Fremont, CA, USA (2006)

CyberHome Entertainment Co., Ltd.
3 Floor, No 37, Lane 365, Yangguang Street, Neihu District, Taipei 114, Taiwan

Founded: 1980
Closed: 2007

The CyberHome trademark was registered in the USA in August 2004.It is cancelled since March 2012, with the last owner being Al Wifaq General Trading LLC in Dubai in the UAE.

CyberHome Enternainment, Inc. in USA filed a voluntary petition under Chapter 7 of the Bankruptcy Code in CA in September 2006. They were involved in numerous litigations prior, as for instance about the loss of licensing of the DVD consortium. In summer 2006, 20,000 CyberHome DVD players were seized due to licensing issues with Philips.

Cyberhome Europe AG was renamed Lexington Technology Europe AG in February 2007. In March the same year they filed for bankruptcy. They were not directly associated with the USA or Taiwan companies, but apparently operated under an agreement to use the brand.

Cyberhome Entertainment Co., Ltd. changed its name to Protop Technology Co., Ltd. in March 2007. They were founded in 1980.

Protop shifted to OEM manufacturing after 2007.

This manufacturer was suggested by Michael Mischke.

Some models:
Country Year Name 1st Tube Notes
ZZ  04 DVD Player CH-DVD 462 Ch= DP02CD   Player für CD, MP3-CD und DVD. Ausgänge für Video, S-Video, P-SC... 
ZZ  04 DVD Player CH-DVD 452ME Ch= DP02CD   Player für CD, MP3-CD und DVD. Ausgänge für Video, S-Video, P-SCAN/Component, SCART, Audi...