So far, Paradigm Electronics, of Ontario, Canada has received one report of a subwoofer overheating causing minor property damage to the carpet beneath the speaker. No injuries have been reported.
This recall involves subwoofer speakers sold as part of the Paradigm Cinema 70 CT 120 volt and Paradigm Cinema 70 CT 230 volt system. The speakers have a black finish and serial numbers beginning with 111028 and higher. The serial number is located on the amp panel on the back of the subwoofer. The speaker system includes two front speakers, two rear speakers, a center channel and subwoofer. Subwoofers with an amperage rating of 1.25A L 250 volt are not included in this recall. The amperage rating is located on the back panel of the subwoofer.
The product was sold at small specialty stores and independent audio products dealers nationwide and online at Amazon.com from July 2009 through August 2010 for about $700.