Hazard: A circuit board defect can cause AA batteries used in the guitar to leak if the batteries are installed incorrectly, posing a risk of chemical burns to consumers.
Incidents/Injuries: Performance Designed Products has received one report of a burn to a consumer.
Description: The Rage Wireless Guitar controller is designed to be used on the Nintendo Wii system. The guitar is blue or white and is 31 inches long. The guitar contains battery-operated LED-lighted fret buttons that go up the neck of the guitar.
Sold at: Mass merchandisers and specialty retailers nationwide from June 2008 through September 2008 for between $40 and $60.
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Also in the news: AA batteries can pose a choking hazzard, if installed incorrectly.
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Aww. What kid doesn't have a few batteries explode. You never recharged regular AA because your mom wouldnt buy you anymore batteries for your gameboy. It worked for me for a good month before those things popped like corn in a kettle.
That's awesome Bob. I've never actually tried that, but good to know.
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