Victrola recalls bluetooth record players

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The record players can overheat, posing a fire hazard

Victrola of Denver, Colo., is recalling about 5,700 Wood Metropolitan Bluetooth Record Players with 3-speed turntables.

The record players can overheat, posing a fire hazard.

The firm has received six reports of the units overheating or catching on fire, including one minor injury and one report of minor property damage.

This recall involves the model number VTA-240B-ESP Wood Metropolitan Bluetooth Record Player with 3-speed turntable.

The unit is approximately 6.5 inches high, 14.5 inches wide, and 15.5 inches deep and weighs about 12 pounds.

The unit has three black control knobs with brass accents on the front panel and the word “Victrola” written in gold lettering on the inside of top cover.

Recalled units are Espresso color and were manufactured in September 2021.

A white label on the back shows the words “Model: VTA-240B.” A second white label on the back of recalled units shows the words “Production Date: 09/2021.”

The record players, manufactured in China, were sold online at Amazon.com, Victrola.com, Macys.com and other websites from December 2021, through April 2023, for between $100 and $200.

What to do

Consumers should immediately unplug and stop using the recalled record players and contact Victrola to receive a free replacement. Consumers should keep the recalled record players until successfully registering for the recall, at which time the firm will provide consumers with disposal instructions.

Consumers may contact Victrola toll-free at (877) 483-2497 from Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (ET), by email at recall@victrola.com or online at https://victrola.com/pages/recall for more information.

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