Some Dell Hybrid Laptop Power Adapters Have Been Recalled

The Dell Hybrid Power Adapter is essentially a power brick and a power bank that lets users have backup power for their notebook even when they’re not close to an outlet. It’s a modular power adapter with a 2-in-1 design that lets users carry one or both the adapter and power bank. Some of those hybrid adapters have now been recalled due to shock risks. Dell has issued a recall of the Hybrid Power Adapter versions that it made between January 2017 and March 2017. The recall comes following 11 reports of the adapters breaking and exposing internal components. That is what creates the shock risk. Some 8,900 of the affected adapters are in the United States. Those who have one can check if they need to send theirs back by looking at the manufacturing code. The affected units have the following manufacturing code printed on the back: “CN-05G53P – LOC00 – XXX – XXXX – AXX,” the “X” here represents a number. Dell sold these adapters through its own website in addition t

Some Dell Hybrid Laptop Power Adapters Have Been Recalled

The Dell Hybrid Power Adapter is essentially a power brick and a power bank that lets users have backup power for their notebook even when they’re not close to an outlet. It’s ...

Mon 11 Feb 19 from Ubergizmo

Dell Recalls And Will Replace Faulty Hybrid Power Adapters For Laptops Over Shock Safety Risk

Dell is one of the biggest computer manufacturers in the world and has designed some impressive laptops and 2-in-1 devices to its credit. Recently, we put the all-new 2019 XPS 13 in the slick ...

Sun 10 Feb 19 from HotHardware

Dell recalls hybrid laptop power adapters over shock risks

Dell's Hybrid Power Adapter is a clever way to keep your laptop running when you're far from a wall outlet, but some models pose a safety risk. The PC maker has issued a ...

Sat 9 Feb 19 from Engadget

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