December 26, 2002Madrigal Has Recalled Subwoofers
- Madrigal Audio Laboratories, Inc. has recalled
about 1,300 subwoofer speakers. A screw inside of the subwoofer can cause a
high voltage short, which could cause a severe injury to consumers through
an electric shock.
Madrigal has received one report of electric shock; though, no injuries have
The recalled Revel B-15 subwoofers have an outer cabinet with a black or
gray speaker grill on the front and are about 20 inches in width, height,
and depth. The brand name "Revel" is printed on the bottom left of the rear
panel and "PERFORMA B15 SUBWOOFER" is printed on the bottom right. The 1000W
subwoofers were made in the United States.
Specialty audio dealers sold the subwoofers nationwide and in Puerto Rico
from January 2001 through October 2002 for about $3,000.
Consumers should not touch the rear panel, use the power switch, or remove
the power cord or any connections from the back of the unit until it is
repaired. Consumers should immediately contact the dealer from whom the
subwoofer was purchased or Madrigal at (800) 424-8043 between 9 a.m. and 5
p.m. ET Monday through Friday to receive a free repair and new computer