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Line 6 issues an urgent safety warning to owners of the Relay G10, G10S or Relay G10T wireless systems

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Line 6 has issued an urgent safety warning to anyone who purchased its G10, Relay G10S and Relay G10T wireless transmitters prior to March 2020.

Line 6 has advised immediate corrective action via a firmware update for the units after "several instances of extreme overheating and a risk of fire".

Best guitar wireless systems: Line 6 Relay G10S

(Image credit: Line 6)

These follow reports by some users of overheating, reportedly during charging. Line 6 issued a 'Recall-To-Repair' with the US Consumer Product Safety Commission in March 2020 and the step requires users to install a firmware update. 

To download the update and for more info head here (opens in new tab)

So it's potentially a simple fix for users for what remains one of the best guitar wireless systems (opens in new tab) available for performance and price. The pedalboad-mountable G10S (opens in new tab) was released in 2019. 

Rob Laing
Rob Laing

I'm the Guitars Editor for MusicRadar, handling news, reviews, features, tuition, advice for the strings side of the site and everything in between. Before MusicRadar I worked on guitar magazines for 15 years, including Editor of Total Guitar. I've currently set aside any pipe dreams of getting anywhere with my own songs and I am enjoying playing covers in function bands.