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    Dell recalls 4.1 million laptop batteries

    Dell has accounced that batteries used in the following notebooks:

    • Latitude: D410, D500, D505, D510, D520, D600, D610, D620, D800, D810
    • Inspiron: 500M, 510M, 600M, 700M, 710M, 6000, 6400, 8500, 8600, 9100, 9200, 9300, 9400, E1505, E1705
    • Precision: M20, M60, M70, M90
    • XPS: XPS, XPS Gen2, XPS M170, XPS M1710


    Need to be checked ASAP via Dell's battery recall website. This is in response to a laptop that burst into flames at a Japanese press conference. The Li-Ion cells used in these machines were manufactured by Sony.

    Thankfully my Inspiron's battery checks out, although tbh you probably want to do the same if you own one of the above models.

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    That bodes well for my purchase of a laptop for uni

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    Doesn't just affect Dell either. The batteries are made by Sony, so it's very likely there are other notebook OEMs involved.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rookie
    Thankfully my Inspiron's battery checks out, although tbh you probably want to do the same if you own one of the above models.
    I foresee abusy time ahead; my firms got about a hundred or so Latitudes in service, and I've already had some batteries back in... That said, the web form's easy to use.

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    Just had a quick check and my Inspiron 1300 is not affected. I have a r=feeling my dads Inspiron 8600 might b tho. Will have to let hom know.

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    Quote Originally Posted by TheVoice
    Doesn't just affect Dell either. The batteries are made by Sony, so it's very likely there are other notebook OEMs involved.

    Yup, its even made Apple do a recall of some of its MacBooks

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    Just shows you how integrated all the different companies are, whether you like sony or not you cant escape it..

    This battery business will be hell for the three companies, not to mention the customers..
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