P R E S S R E L E A S E
InFocus Corp. Recalls Portable Projectors and Projector Lamps
Posing Shock and Fire Hazards
Name of product: InFocus LP120 Projector, ASK Proxima M1 Projector, and SP-LAMP-013 Replacement Lamp Module.
Units: About 1,800 projectors and about 700 replacement lamp modules.
Importer: InFocus Corp., of Wilsonville, Ore.
Hazard: The units have improper wiring with inadequate insulation which could degrade over time, posing a shock and fire hazard.
Incidents/Injuries: No incidents or injuries have been reported.
Description: This recall involves portable projectors designed for use with laptop computers, and a replacement lamp module sold for use with these projectors. The recalled projector models are InFocus LP120 and ASK Proxima M1 built between October 2005 and January 2006. The model number and serial numbers are written on the bottom of the projectors. They have the following serial numbers:
Model LP120 - AJNV541A0001 through AJNV551A0301
Model M1 - AKUV546A0001 through AKUV547A0268
The recalled replacement lamp module is SP-LAMP-013 built between November 2005 and January 2006. There is no writing on the lamps, but "SP-LAMP-013" is on the label on the box.
Sold by: Direct phone and Web sales and by office and business equipment stores nationwide from October 2005 through February 2006 for about $1500 for the projectors and $420 for the replacement lamps.
Manufactured in: China
Remedy: Projector and replacement lamp owners should visit the InFocus Web site for instructions on returning the projector and lamp for a free repair.
Consumer Contact: For more information, contact (877) 398-6086 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's Web site at http://www.infocus.com/service.
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of serious injury or death from more than 15,000 types of consumer products under the agency's jurisdiction. Deaths, injuries and property damage from consumer product incidents cost the nation more than $700 billion annually. The CPSC is committed to protecting consumers and families from products that pose a fire, electrical, chemical, or mechanical hazard. The CPSC's work to ensure the safety of consumer products - such as toys, cribs, power tools, cigarette lighters, and household chemicals - contributed significantly to the 30 percent decline in the rate of deaths and injuries associated with consumer products over the past 30 years.
To report a dangerous product or a product-related injury, call CPSC's hotline at (800) 638-2772 or CPSC's teletypewriter at (800) 638-8270 or visit CPSC's Web site at http://www.cpsc.gov/talk.html. Consumers can obtain this release and recall information at CPSC's Web site at http://www.cpsc.gov/.
Firm's Recall Hotline: (877) 398-6086
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
Source: U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
Web site: http://www.cpsc.gov/