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tc electronic Recalls Bass Guitar Amplifier Due to Electrical Shock Hazard

  • tc electronic 250 W bass guitar amplifier, model BH250
  • Amplifier back side, serial number location
Name of Product:
Bass Guitar Amplifiers
Hazard:
A nut inside the chassis can come loose and fall between the electrical coils, posing an electrical shock hazard to consumers.
Remedy:
Repair
Recall Date:
March 21, 2013
Units:
About 388
Consumer Contact

tc electronic; at (800) 349-4699 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or online at www.tcelectronic.com  and click on BASS at the top of the page then on BH250 and select BH250 RECALL for more information. Consumers can also send an email to BH250@lifetimeservice.com.

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves tc electronic 250 W bass guitar amplifiers with model BH250 and serial numbers 1204763 through 12404375. The amplifiers are about 8.6 inches wide, 2.5 inches high and 9 inches deep and have a red front panel. The model and "tc electronic" are printed on the front of the amplifier. The serial number is located on a white sticker on the back of the amplifier.

Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using, unplug the amplifiers and contact tc electronic for instructions on free shipping and repair of the recalled product.

Incidents/Injuries:

None reported

Sold At:
Music and instrument stores nationwide and online from August 2012 through January 2013 for about $450.
Importer:

TC Group Americas, of Kitchener, ON, Canada

Importer

TC Group Americas, of Kitchener, ON, Canada

Manufactured In:
China
Recall number:
13-149
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