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Beats Pill XL Speakers Recalled

Victoria Burguess1 year ago

As of June 3, 2015, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and Apple have issued a voluntary recall on the Beats Pill XL speaker because its battery can overheat, causing a fire and burn hazard.

This item was sold at any Apple or other major retail store and online between January 2014 and June 2015.

Remedy and Injury Information

  • Stop use of product immediately and call Apple for a $325 Apple Store Credit or electronic payment.
  • A postage paid box will be provided by Apple to send the product back.
  • There have been eight reports of overheating, one report of a burn on a consumer’s finger, and one report of burn damage on a consumer’s desk from these speakers.

Description of the Recalled Beats Speakers

Information below was provided by the US CPSC: 

  • The recall involves Beats Pill XL portable wireless speakers from Beats by Dre.
  • The speakers come in black, pink, white, metallic sky, and titanium shades.
  • They are plastic, capsule shaped speakers that are 4 inches tall by 13 inches wide by 4 inches deep.
  • There is a mesh metal grill in the front of the speakers with a carrying handle located in the back.
  • The small ‘b’ Beats logo is located on the grill, while ‘beatspillXL’ is found on the handle.
  • These speakers were made in China and sold for approximately $300.


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