Hazard: The recalled keyboards can overheat when in use, posing a fire hazard to consumers.Come on, I'm sure there are bands out there that would consider this a marketing opportunity.
Incidents/Injuries: Casio® has received five reports of keyboards overheating, including two incidents that resulted in fire. There have been two reports of property damage, in addition to the unit itself. No injuries have been reported.
September 10, 2008
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission has announced a voluntary recall of the Casio CTK-710 keyboard. Why? Well, if you burn through that Chopin etude, you might just, um, burn through that Chopin etude:
Posted by Matthew at 8:00 PM