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Safety Alert

Definitive Technology Recalls SuperCube 2000 Subwoofers Due to Risk of Shock

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: 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

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.

Units: About 900

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.

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

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

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.

Manufactured in: China