The CPSC Announced The Recall Of Russound Amplifiers. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission announces the following recall in voluntary cooperation with the firm below. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed.
Name of product: Russound CAV6.6 Audio Video Controller/Amplifiers
Manufacturer:Russound Inc., of Newmarket, N.H.
Amplifiers May Pose A Risk Of Injuries
Hazard: The Controller/Amplifiers can short circuit and overheat, posing a risk of injury to consumers.
Incidents/Injuries: Russound has received one report of a controller/amplifier short circuiting and smoking, though no injuries or property damage has been reported.
Description: The recalled Russound CAV6.6 Controller/Amplifiers have serial numbers ranging between 03141500000000 and 03281500000500, which can be found on the back panel in the upper right hand corner. The black amplifiers also have the words, â€œCAV6.6 Multizone Controllerâ€� printed in silver letters on the front of the unit.
Sold at: Electronics distributors and resellers and audio/video retailers nationwide sold the controller/amplifiers between May 2003 and September 2003 for about $2,200.