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Roland Recalls Digital Pianos Due to Electrical Shock Hazard

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. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Name of product: Digital Electric Piano

Hazard: The AC power cord can be connected to the XLR output jacks, posing an electrical shock hazard.

Remedy: Repair

Consumer Contact: Roland Corporation toll-free at (877) 339-5492 from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday or email rd800update@rolandus.com, or online at www.rolandus.com and click on"RD-800 Recall Notice" under Support at the bottom of the page for more information.

Units: About 640

Description: This recall involves Roland model RD-800 Electronic Digital Pianos. The recalled product is an electronic piano keyboard that is 55 inches wide, 14.5 inches deep and 5.5 inches high. It is black and has 88 black and white keys. The front of the piano has a control panel with a color liquid crystal display (LCD) in the center. Pianos within the following serial number ranges are being recalled:

Z6D0015 to Z6D0019
Z7D0174 to Z7D0423
Z8D1 056 to Z8D1255
Z9D2131 to Z9D2333

The model number is on the front left of the piano. "Roland" and the model number are in large type on the back of the piano. The serial number and model number are on a data plate on the right side of the rear of the piano between the XLR output connectors and the AC IN connector.

Incidents/Injuries: Roland received one report of a consumer connecting the power cord to an XLR output jack. No injuries have been reported.

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the pianos, unplug the power cord from the wall outlet and the piano and contact Roland U.S. for a free repair kit or to locate an authorized dealer or service center to have the repair kit installed free of charge.

Sold at: American Musical Supply Inc., Cascio Interstate, Full Compass Systems Ltd, Guitar Center Inc., Kraft Keyboard Center, Musicians Friend Inc., Sam Ash Inc. and Sweetwater Sound Inc. stores nationwide from January 2014 to April 2014 for about $3,000.

Importer: Roland Corporation U.S., of Los Angeles

Manufactured in: Japan and Indonesia