Recall date: November 1, 2012
Recall number: 13-022

Recall Summary

Name of product:
Dual-Voltage CineMate II Home Theater Speaker Systems
A component in the bass module can fail when used outside of the U.S. in electrical outlets rated at 220 volts or higher, presenting a fire hazard to consumers.
Consumer Contact:

Bose Corporation; toll-free (877) 354-1004, 8:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Friday ET in the U.S. or 001 (508) 614-1842, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday outside the U.S., or for more information.

Recall Details Report an Incident Involving this Product

About 20,500

This recall involves dual-voltage CineMate Series II and CineMate GS Series II digital home theater speaker systems designed to operate with U.S. 120-volt electrical outlets and European outlets of 220 volts or higher. Each speaker system includes two speakers, one bass module, a remote control device, an interface module and accessories. The components are black. Dual-voltage systems included in the recall have a product code of 051365, 051470 or 057971, which are the first six digits of the serial number on the product label located on the back of the bass module.


Bose has received two reports of the bass modules igniting when used in 220-volt electrical outlets in Europe. No injuries were reported.


Consumers should immediately stop using and unplug any dual-voltage CineMate II systems and contact Bose to arrange for a free repair or replacement of the bass module.

Sold At:

U.S. Military Exchanges and select U.S. retailers from September 2009 through September 2012 for between $600 and $800.

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