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Overheated loudspeakers spurs recall of audio receivers

The Niles Audio Corporation of Miami, FL has voluntarily recalled about 3800 of its ZR-6 MultiZone-brand audio receivers, manufactured in China.

According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), a failure in the receiver’s internal components can cause connected loudspeakers to overheat and cause a fire, posing a fire hazard to consumers.

Niles reports that it has received notice of three incidents of connected loudspeakers overheating, but no cases of injuries to consumers.

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The recalled audio receivers were sold by audio/video/home theatre custom installation professionals nationwide from July 2008 through November 2009 for about $2000.

View the CPSC notice regarding this recall of loudspeakers from Niles Audio Corporation of Miami, FL.



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