HP calls six million cords back




HP has a worldwide recall set for power cords that can catch fire. Who has power over a vulnerable, get a new one as soon as possible, promising the American manufacturer.

The corresponding power is supplied between September 2010 and June 2012 with notebooks and docking stations under the banner of HP and Compaq sold. Who has a power cord with the inscription ‘LS-15’ has, can let him free replacement , although not all power cords bearing that name actually dangerous.

The power cord is according to HP if known overheated 29 times; in two cases were people taking slightly injured. The company advises customers therefore to no longer use the cord. Anyone applying for a new one, get that in most cases within three to five days, but may take up to ten days in some cases until the new cord is inside.

The company also stresses that the power cord is no danger of overheating of the notebook itself; the problem is only in the cord. That means, according to the company also have laptops that can be damaged by using the unsafe copy any damage.

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