Apple calls Mac and iPad adapters back due to risk of shock




Apple Recalls adapters for Macs and iPads back because there is a risk that users will get a shock when they touch it. The adapters are in the period of 2003 to 2015 sold in different regions, including Europe.

It involves two pin plugs to Apple Mac systems and iOS devices in Europe, Australia, New Zealand, South Korea, Argentina and Brazil delivered. In addition, it involves adapters that were part of Apple World Travel Kit. USB adapters and adapters that Apple in other regions, such as the US and Britain supplied are not part of the recall.

According to the company is in ‘very exceptional cases’ abort a risk of electric shock if touched if the plugs. Users are able to recognize whether they have a respective plug through to the inside of the plug which is connected to the power supply to look for the presence of a series of four or five characters. If this is so, the adapter can be exchanged. If there is a three-letter code that specifies the region such as in Europe EUR, it is an adapter that is not affected.

Apple recommends that you stop using the plugs. Customers can exchange their adapters at no further cost to the Apple Store or Apple Authorized Service Providers.


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