March 28, 2013
Consumers should stop using this product, which is being recalled voluntarily, unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.
Name of product
: SuperCube 2000 Powered Subwoofers
An internal failure with the subwoofer's level input jack (RCA jack) results in a shock hazard to consumers.
Definitive Technology at (800) 228-7148 from
9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET Monday through Friday
, or online at
and click on "view the recall notice on select SuperCube 2000 models" for more information.
To see photos of the recalled product,
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.
The firm has received two reports of consumers who were shocked while handling the unit.
Consumers should immediately stop using the subwoofer in the theater system and contact Definitive Technology for a replacement.
Electronics stores nationwide and online at BestBuy.com and Amazon.com between
DEI Sales Inc., dba Definitive Technology, of
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