PhotoMohu of Raleigh, N.C., is recalling about 1,700 boomboxes.


The boombox can overheat, posing burn and fire hazards.


The firm reported one incident of a unit catching fire. No injuries have been reported.


This recall involves all models and serial numbers of the Mohu BeBox smart boombox with built-in Android touchscreen tablet. The unit is a black, portable speaker that measures approximately 13 inches in height, 19 inches in width, 5 inches in depth and weighs about 14.5 pounds. It included a power supply 18V@3.5A and 3.5mm shielded stereo auxiliary cable.


The front surface is covered in a black, metallic grill and the back of the unit is black plastic. It features a small Mohu logo on the middle, lower front and an embossed Mohu logo on the middle, center back.


The boomboxes, manufactured in China, were sold at Huppins audio store in Spokane, Wash., and online at, and from December 2015, through April 2016, for between $300 and $500.


What to do


Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled boombox, unplug it, keep it powered off and contact Mohu for a box and pre-paid return shipping label to send the recalled unit to Mohu for a full refund.


Consumers may contact Mohu toll-free at 855-446-6648 from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. (ET) Monday through Friday or online at and click on “BeBox Recall” for more information.


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