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Specifications:Call/end, volume key, last number redial, voice dialing, multi-connection (up to 2 phones), and easy pairing. (Includes Wireless Solutions VPA)
Bluetooth Version 2.0
3.71" x 1.98" x 0.57"
2.54 oz.
The Solar Bluetooth Car Kit. Mount this light-weight box to your windshield and you're good to go and talk. Holding enough charge for 16 hours of talk time, the kit can get 1 hour of talk time for every 2 hours of exposure. Plastic clasps keep the box angled at the sun so you can careen around corners without losing light.

When fully charged, the HFB-500 provides a massive 960 minutes of talk time.
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Battery seems to be off-gassing. If this is indeed the case, then this poses the risk of fire and chemical burns.

Time of chat: 7/1/2011 1:31:50 PM
Length of chat: 00:14:40
Your name: Guest
Chatted with: [REDACTED]

12:31 PM [REDACTED]: Hello Guest. Welcome to LG Electronics! How may I provide you with excellent service today?
12:33 PM Guest: I have an HFB-500 Bluetooth Solar Car-Kit that I purchased from Newegg on 04/15/2011. The battery seems to be critically failing.
12:33 PM [REDACTED]: I really apologize that you are having this problem.
12:33 PM [REDACTED]: I would be happy to look into this for you to find the best resolution.
12:34 PM [REDACTED]: Please allow me to provide you the Warranty
12:34 PM [REDACTED]: Every LG phone and device has a one year limited warranty which starts from the date of purchase, or original purchase (If it was a replacement that is), unless you purchased a refurbished phone which has only 90 days of warranty. If you would need to send the phone or device to LG, we will perform a cover to cover check on the device to see what the issue is, if our technicians find that the issue is caused by any type of physical, liquid, or cosmetic damage on the device then fees will be applied, at this point you will be notified via email or through a phone call before doing any repairs.
12:34 PM Guest: It seems to be off-gassing, as it has expanded to the point that it has popped open the case partially and compressed the components to a point to where it is difficult to turn off the unit due to the fact that there is not enough travel in the power button
12:35 PM [REDACTED]: As well, this warranty will not cover the device if it was purchased through a non authorized LG dealer, such as E-bay, newegg, craiglist, etc…; if our technicians determine that the issue is a manufacturer’s defect, the device will be repaired or replaced by a certified refurbish unit. This process has a turn around time of 5 to 7 business days, from the day that our technicians start working on your device.
12:36 PM Guest: oh fantastic you sell a junk product and then won't warranty the thing... well you just went down a couple of notches
12:37 PM [REDACTED]: I am sorry for the inconvenience this must have caused.
12:37 PM Guest: and let me tell you a little something about the CPSC... if this truly is off-gassing, then it is a safety issue due to risk of explosion.
12:38 PM [REDACTED]: Sorry what means CPSC ?
12:40 PM Guest: If I report this to the CPSC, and it comes to light that you refused to service it, there could be legal issues
12:40 PM Guest: The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is an independent federal regulatory agency formed in 1972 and charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death from thousands of types of consumer products under the agency's jurisdiction. The CPSC is committed to protecting consumers and families from products that pose a fire, electrical, chemical, or mechanical hazard, or that can injure children. The CPSC’s work to ensure the safety of consumer products—such as toys, cribs, power tools, cigarette lighters, and household chemicals—contributed substantially to the decline in the rate of deaths and injuries associated with consumer products over the past 30 years.
12:40 PM [REDACTED]: I am sorry but this is the LG warranty
12:40 PM [REDACTED]: I see
Incident, No Injury
29 years
I still have the device, after mentioning CPSC to them, they agreed to look at it and I have an RMA.
Comment from LGE Mobile Communications 7/27/2011
LG values consumer input regarding the safety and quality of its products. LGEMU takes all claims seriously and each incident must be reviewed individually. On July 15, 2011, we spoke with the claimant. At this time, we are unable to confirm the claimants' claims without first being given access to the Bluetooth headset for testing. We requested the claimant send us the handset and charger for our review and he agreed he would do so. We will continue to work directly with the claimant regarding this matter.
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HFB-500-2.jpg Front and back of device
HFB500.jpg Front of device
HHALGL0500.jpg Front and back of device

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