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Description: This recall includes NK R2 microphones manufactured before September 1, 2012. The recalled product is a microphone designed to be used by the navigator (coxswain) of rowed racing boats to direct the rowers. It is made of a rubber U-shaped base attached to a blue headband. A black metal microphone boom is attached to one end of the U and a cable with a flat, rubber-covered connector is attached to the other end. The microphones are used with the Cox Box and Cox Box Mini voice amplifiers. The NK logo appears on the headband. Recalled microphones have metal booms that are not covered by rubber and do not have a yellow warning tag on the cable. [Learn More]

About 7,500 units were affected by this recall.

Nielsen-Kellerman Recalls Microphones Due to Electric Shock, Burn Hazards

The recalled NK R2 microphone is used with an NK Cox Box 08 or an NK Cox Box Mini.

Microphone Recall Information

Country of OriginUnited States
Recall Date11/13/2012
Recall ID1241
Recall Number13035
Product TypeAudio/Video Systems & Accessories
HazardThe metal boom of the microphone can conduct electricity from an exposed speaker wire or connector and shock or burn the user.
InjuriesNielsen-Kellerman has received reports of three incidents in which the users reported second-degree burns where the metal boom contacted their face.
RemedyConsumers should immediately stop using the R2 Microphones and return them to NK for a free replacement.
Remedy OptionReplace
ContactNielsen-Kellerman, at (800) 784-4221, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Thursday in the U.S. or (Country Code)-1-610-447-1555, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Thursday outside the U.S.; or and click on Support, then choose Product Repairs or Product Registration for more information.
Last Updated01/20/2015
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