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HP Recalling 6 Million Laptop Power Cords

Discussion in 'News' started by Cristian_25H, Aug 27, 2014.

  1. Cristian_25H

    Cristian_25H News Poster

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    Yesterday HP together with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and Health Canada issued a recall of just over 6 million (6.023.700 to be exact) notebook AC power cords that pose a potential fire and burn hazard. The cord recalled is named LS-15 and it has been sold with HP and Compaq notebooks and accessories from September 2010 to June 2012.

    To date HP got 29 reports of the LS-15 cable overheating and melting or charring, causing property damage and minor burns. Customers are advised to stop using the cable and contact HP for a free replacement.

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    "Do date"
     
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    lol leave it to HP to mess up a...power cord...haha

    Seriously, its plastic and wires. Even the worst slave labor in China shouldn't be able to get that wrong.
     
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    For anyone that doesn't know where the "LS-16" is etched in, it's on the pin side of the cable beneath the fuse slot.
     
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    Maybe they were trying to produce cheapest working cable ... and almost succeded
     
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    hmm, I will check it after work.
     
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    I got one :rolleyes:
     

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