Product Recall Alert

Russound Recalls MCA-88 Multizone Controller Amplifiers Due to Fire Hazard

The internal circuit board components can overheat, posing a fire hazard.

View The Official CPSC Recall Notice


This recall involves the Russound MCA-88 Multizone Controller Amplifier that provides up to eight zones of distributed audio.

The controller measures about 17 inches wide by 3.5 inches high by 17.2 inches deep and weighs 28.8 pounds. The unit has model number MCA-88 on the front of the housing. The units that are subject to recall have serial numbers that begin with four digits ranging from 2047 through 2307. The serial numbers are located on a visible label on the front of the unit under the clear plastic cover. “Russound” is printed on the front of the amplifier.


The firm has received 16 reports of smoking, charring and burning. The damage has been contained to the unit only.

Russound MCA-88 Multizone Controller Amplifiers

Name of Product: Russound MCA-88 Multizone Controller Amplifiers

Recall Date: October 5, 2023

Recall Number: 24-003

Hazard: The internal circuit board components can overheat, posing a fire hazard.

Sold At: Sold to wholesalers, who then sell them to installation professionals for sale to and installation for consumers from January 2021 through July 2023 for about $4,000.

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled Russound MCA-88 Multizone Controller Amplifiers and contact Russound to arrange for a free replacement unit to be installed at no cost by a certified professional installer.

Units: About 3,170 (In addition, about 245 were sold in Canada)

Consumer Directions and Contact

What Do I Do if My Product is Recalled?

Russound at 800-638-8055 from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, by email at or online at or and click on “Product Recalls” for more information.

What Do I Do If I Was Injured By a Defective Product?

Contact Schiffman Firm's product liability hotline at (412) PRODUCT to have a confidential consultation regarding your potential case.

When Bad Products Hurt Good People - Your Case Is Our Cause

Which Law Firm Handles Product Liability and Defective Product Personal Injury Claims?

With over 100 years of collective legal and trial experience, the team at Schiffman Firm has been a leader in providing trusted legal representation to injured victims and other types of clients in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

With a focus in product liability cases caused by dangerous and defective consumer and commercial products, our attorneys bring vast amounts of experience and expertise to victims and families that have suffered an injury caused by defective products like, but not limited to:

    defective airbag icon

    Automobiles and Airbags

    crossbow logo

    Firearms, Bows, and Hunting Equipment

    saw logo

    Power Tools, Machinery, and Snow Blowers

    infant logo

    Infant Inclined Sleepers, Beds, and Rockers

    Our team of lawyers can also handle a wide variety of other personal injury cases and legal matters including car accidents and automobile collisions, injured children, and estate litigation.
    All Legal Services Offered
    Schiffman Team - From Left to Right - Daniel Schiffman, Roni Schiffman, Carl Schiffman, Benjamin Wilt, and Jason Schiffman

    Start Your Free Consultation