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Definitive Technology Recalls SuperCube 2000 Subwoofers Due to Risk of Shock

  • Definitive Technology SuperCube 2000 Home Theater System, Subwoofe
  • Definitive Technology SuperCube 2000 Home Theater System
Name of Product:
SuperCube 2000 Powered Subwoofers
Hazard:

An internal failure with the subwoofer's level input jack (RCA jack) results in a shock hazard to consumers.

Remedy:
Replace
Recall Date:
March 28, 2013
Units:
About 900
Consumer Contact

Definitive Technology at (800) 228-7148 from 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or online at www.definitivetechnology.com and click on "view the recall notice on select SuperCube 2000 models" for more information.

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves the SuperCube 2000 powered subwoofers with "0912HB" as part of a serial number printed on the back of the unit. The subwoofer measures 11 inches tall by 11 inches wide by 11 inches deep and has a black cloth grille wrapping all four sides with a glossy black top cap. "Definitive" is printed on the bottom front of the speaker.

Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the subwoofer in the theater system and contact Definitive Technology for a replacement.

Incidents/Injuries:

The firm has received two reports of consumers who were shocked while handling the unit.

Sold At

Electronics stores nationwide and online at BestBuy.com and Amazon.com between November 2012 and January 2013 for about $600.

Importer:

DEI Sales Inc., dba Definitive Technology, of Vista, Calif.

Importer

DEI Sales Inc., dba Definitive Technology, of Vista, Calif.

Manufactured In:
China
Recall number:
13-158
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