Casio announced today the recall of 12,000 electronic musical keyboards. This comes after five reports of overheating units and two fires sparking as a result. The 61-key CTK-710 model had been sold at WalMart, Best Buy and other music outlets in the $70-$150 price range.
Name of product: Electronic Musical Keyboards
Units: About 12,000
Manufacturer: Casio Computer Co. Ltd., of Tokyo, Japan
Hazard: The recalled keyboards can overheat when in use, posing a fire hazard to consumers.
Users are advised to stop playing the faulty keyboards immediately, remove the batteries and contact Casio (866) 800-4302 for a free repair.