Russound Loudspeakers, model AW70V6, are being recalled because the front baffle of the speaker can separate from the rear housing, allowing the speaker to fall from its installed location, posing an impact injury hazard to people or property below.
The firm has received one report of a recalled loudspeaker falling. The damage was contained to the loudspeaker itself. No injuries have been reported.
This recall involves the Russound Model AW70V6 loudspeakers, designed primarily for use with commercial audio systems that use 70V or 100V speaker wiring, but they can also be used in residential applications. All products with the model number AW70V6 are included in this recall. The speakers have a label attached to the rear of each AW70V6 loudspeaker with “Russound”, the model number, and 70V/100V. The speakers measure 12-1/6 inches high by 8-1/2 inches wide by 9-1/2 inches deep and were sold in white or black colors.
Wholesalers who sold them to installation professionals for sale to and installation for consumers from March 2017 through March 2023, and sold online at Crutchfield.com for between $400 and $600 per pair.
Consumers should immediately remove the recalled speakers that are mounted at elevated positions. Contact Russound to arrange for a free replacement loudspeaker.
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