May 26, 2006

Yamaha In-Ceiling and In-Wall Speakers 

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.

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 Model Number Serial Numbers
Yamaha In-Ceiling Speaker NS-IW360C 523601 through 526800 and
600001 through 604400
Yamaha In-Wall Speaker NS-IW660 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).

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 firmís Web site at http://www.yamaha.com/yec/products/speakers/Recall_IW360_IW660.htm or e-mail Yamaha at yecsupport@yamaha.com