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Yamaha In-Ceiling and In-Wall Speakers Recalled [06/06/2006]

Yamaha In-Ceiling and In-Wall Speakers Recalled


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.

Name of Product: Yamaha In-Ceiling and In-Wall Speakers.

Units: About 4,300 units.

Distributor: Yamaha Electronics Corporation, of Buena Park, Calif.

Hazard: On some speakers, the mounting clamps can break causing the speaker to fall. Falling speakers could possibly hit consumers.

Incidents/Injuries: Yamaha has received 14 reports of falling speakers. No injuries have been reported.

Description: The recalled models are the In-Ceiling Speaker, NS-IW360C, which is round; and the In-Wall Speaker, NS-IW660, which is rectangular. Both models have a white rim and grill, and black interior. Each individual speaker has its own unique serial number. The model and serial numbers appear both on the box and on the speakers. The following are the recalled serial numbers:

Name of Product Yamaha In-Ceiling Speaker Model Number NS-IW360C
Serial Numbers 523601 through 526800 and 600001 through 604400

Yamaha In-Wall Speaker Model Number NS-IW660
Serial Numbers 500001 through 501000

Sold at: Audiovisual and electronic entertainment stores nationwide from January 2006 through March 2006 for about $180 (NS-IW360C) or $350 (NS-IW660).

Manufactured In: China

Remedy: Consumers should contact Yamaha to determine whether their speakers are subject to this recall, and if so, how to get free replacement speakers.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Yamaha at (800) 609-2624 between 8 am and 4 pm PT any day, visit the firm's Web site at or e-mail Yamaha at

To see this recall on CPSC's web site, including pictures of the recalled products, please go to:

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