Sharp—Video Cassette Recorders

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Published date

Product description

Model Number VCA240X, VCA290X, VCA300X, VCA490X, VCA550X, VCH705X, VCH710X and VCH720X - Serial Numbers commencing with 004 to 110 inclusive purchased between May 2000 to December 2001.

What are the defects?

Under certain circumstances a component may fail which could cause over heating and the exposure of live parts at the base of the unit, with risk of electric shock.

What are the hazards?

Electric shock.

What should consumers do?

Customers with a model subject to recall should either visit website
or call toll free 1800 677 678 between 8am-8pm 7 days to enquire as to the location of the nearest Sharp Approved Service Centre for inspection and modification.


Sharp Corporation of Australia Pty Ltd

Where the product was sold


Responsible regulator

Australian Competition and Consumer Commission is the responsible regulator for this recall.

Product category