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Elektron Music Machines recalls power handles

The power handle can short circuit and overheat

Elektron power handle product
Photo source: CPSC
Elektron Music Machines of Sweden is recalling about 700 Elektron BP-1 power handles sold in the U.S. and Canada.

The power handle can short circuit and overheat, posing fire and burn hazards.

The firm has received one report of the power handle overheating. No fires or injuries have been reported.

This recall involves the Elektron Power Handle BP-1, a portable power source for Elektron music synthesizers and music effects devices.

The metal and plastic power handles measure about 11 inches wide, 3 inches deep, and 1 inch high and were sold with a connection cable and a screw.

Recalled power handles have a serial number beginning with 4250A located on the inside edge of the battery compartment.

UPC code 7350049242057 and a stamp signifying "Made in Sweden" can be found on the back of the product packaging.

The power handles were sold at specialty music stores nationwide and online at Amazon.com, Alto Music, American Music Supply, Austin Bazaar, Chicago Music Exchange, Control, Control Voltage, Detroit Modular, Patchwerks, Reverb.com, Sweetwater Sound, Wish You Were Gear, and zZounds.com from May 2021, through July 2021, for about $50.

What to do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled power handles, disconnect the power cable, remove the batteries, and contact Elektron for instructions on receiving a full refund, including shipping. The firm will provide consumers with a prepaid shipping label after they have contacted the firm to report the product.

Consumers may contact Elektron toll-free at (888) 312-2709 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. (PT) Monday through Friday, by email at support@elektron.se, or online at www.elektron.se and click on BP-1 Recall at the bottom of the page.

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