Mohu Recalls Boomboxes Due to Burn and Fire Hazards (Recall Alert)

This recall involves all models and serial numbers of the Mohu BeBox smart boombox with built-in Android touchscreen tablet. The unit is a black, portable speaker that measures approximately 13 inches in height, 19 inches in width, 5 inches in depth and weighs about 14.5 pounds. It included a power supply 18V@3.5A and 3.5mm shielded stereo auxiliary cable.  The front surface is covered in a black, metallic grill and the back of the unit is black plastic. It features a small Mohu logo on the middle, lower front and an embossed Mohu logo on the middle, center back.

Recall Details
  • Hazard
    The boombox can overheat, posing burn and fire hazards.
  • Remedy
    Refund
  • Incidents
    The firm reported one incident of a unit catching fire. No injuries have been reported.
  • Consumer Action
    Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled boombox, unplug it, keep it powered off and contact Mohu for a box and pre-paid return shipping label to send the recalled unit to Mohu for a full refund. 
  • Sold At
    Huppins audio store in Spokane, Wash., and online at amazon.com, gomohu.com and onecall.com from December 2015 through April 2016 for between $300 and $500.
 
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