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                                   Before the

                       Federal Communications Commission

                             Washington, D.C. 20554

   In the Matter of )

   ) File No.: EB-06-LA-308

   Monoprice, Inc. )

   ) Citation No.: C20073290013

   Rancho Cucamonga, California  )


                                                  Released: February 14, 2007

   By the District Director, Los Angeles District Office, Western Region,
   Enforcement Bureau:

   1. This is an Official Citation issued pursuant to Section 503(b)(5) of
   the Communications Act of 1934, as amended ("Act"), to Monoprice, Inc. for
   violation of Section 302(b) of the Act, and Section 2.803(a)(1) of the
   Commission's Rules ("Rules")  for marketing unauthorized radio frequency
   devices in the United States.

   2. Investigation by the Enforcement Bureau's Los Angeles Office revealed
   that on January 19, 2007, Monoprice, Inc., marketed unauthorized radio
   devices, specifically wireless surveillance cameras, Model ZT-809A, and
   associated receivers, which have not been certificated for sale or use in
   the United States.

   3. Section 302(b) of the Act provides that "[n]o person shall manufacture,
   import, sell, offer for sale, or ship devices or home electronic equipment
   and systems, or use devices, which fail to comply with regulations
   promulgated pursuant to this section." Section 2.803(a)(1) of the
   Commission's implementing regulations provides that "no person shall sell
   or lease, or offer for sale or lease (including advertising for sale or
   lease), or import, ship, or distribute for the purpose of selling or
   leasing or offering for sale or lease, any radio frequency device unless
   ... [i]n the case of a device subject to certification, such device has
   been authorized by the Commission in accordance with the rules in this
   chapter and is properly identified and labeled. . . ." The marketing of
   these devices by Monoprice, Inc. violates both these sections.

   4. Violations of the Act or the Commission's Rules may subject the
   violator to substantial monetary forfeitures, seizure of equipment through
   in rem forfeiture action, and criminal sanctions, including imprisonment.

   5. Monoprice, Inc. may request an interview at the closest FCC Office,
   which is Federal Communications Commission, Los Angeles District Office,
   18000 Studebaker Rd., Suite 660, Cerritos, CA 90703.^8 You may contact
   this office by telephone, XXX XXX-XXXX, to schedule this interview, which
   must take place within 14 days of this Citation. Monoprice, Inc. may also
   submit a written statement to the above address within 14 days of the date
   of this Citation. Any written statements should specify what actions have
   been taken to correct the violations outlined above. Please reference file
   number EB-06-LA-308 when corresponding with the Commission.

   6. Any statement or information provided by you may be used by the

   to determine if further enforcement action is required.^9 Any knowingly or
   willfully false statement made in reply to this Citation is punishable by
   fine or imprisonment.^10

   7. IT  IS ORDERED that copies of this Citation shall be sent by First
   Class U.S.

   Mail and Certified Mail, Return Receipt Requested to Monoprice, Inc. at
   its address of record.


   Catherine Deaton

   District Director

   Los Angeles District Office

   Western Region

   Enforcement Bureau

   47 U.S.C. S 503(b)(5).

   47 U.S.C. S 302a(b).

   47 C.F.R. S 2.803(a)(1).

   47 U.S.C. S 302a(b).

   47 C.F.R. S 2.803(a)(1).

   47 C.F.R. S 1.80(b)(3).

   47 U.S.C. SS 401, 501, 503, 510.

   ^8 47 U.S.C. S 503(b)(5).

   ^9  See Privacy Act of 1974, 5 U.S.C. S 552a(e)(3).

   ^10  See 18 U.S.C. S 1001 et seq.

                       Federal Communications Commission


                       Federal Communications Commission