Safety Alert Number 1001317

Rechargeable Batteries Used with Touch Panels
for Audio Visual Systems Recalled by AMX
Due to Fire and Burn Hazards
Release # 10-035
Firm's Recall Hotline: (800) 222-0193
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below,
today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products
immediately unless otherwise instructed. Name of Product: Rechargeable Batteries sold with MVP 5000 Series Wireless Touch Panels
Units: About 8,600
Manufacturer: AMX, of Richardson, Texas
Hazard: A defect in the battery can cause the battery pack to overheat and rupture. This poses a fire and burn hazard to
consumers. Incidents/Injuries: None reported. Description: This recall involves AMX 5000 series (MVP-5100, MVP-5150, MVP-5200i) wireless touch panels. The
model number can be found on a label on the back of the unit. These touch panels can be used as remote controls for
residential or commercial audio/visual systems. AMX 5000 series touch panels are available in black or white and
include a 5.2" wide screen color LCD display. The touch panel's dimensions are 4 3/4" x 7 9/16" x 13/16". Sold by: AMX dealers nationwide from May 2008 through October 2009 for between $2,400 and $4,200. Manufactured in: United States and Mexico
Remedy: Consumer should immediately stop using the touch panels and contact AMX for instructions on how to receive
a replacement battery at no cost. Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact AMX at (800) 222-0193 between 6 a.m. and 6 p.m. ET
Monday through Friday, visit the firm's Web site at, or email the firm at and reference
"XPX5000B. "
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