Friday, March 06, 2015
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
GIGABYTE Launches New X99 Champion Series Motherboards
ASUS Announces New GR8S Steam Machine
Windows Also Vulnerable to FREAK Encryption Flaw
Fujitsu Technology Recognizes Faces Appearing In Low-Resolution Images
Apple Allowed App Developers Fine-tune Apps Before Watch Debut
Google Introduces Insurance Shopping Site
U.S. Trade Office Releases Latest Notorious Markets List
MPEG LA Introduces License for DisplayPort
Active Discussions
Hello
Newbie
Need serious help!!!!
burning
nvidia 6200 review
Burning Multimedia in track 0
I'm lazy. Please help.
sanyo e6 camera
 Home > News > General Computing > Sony to...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Friday, September 29, 2006
Sony to Initiate Global Replacement Program for Notebook Computer Battery Packs


Sony Corporation will initiate a global replacement program for certain battery packs that utilize Sony-manufactured lithium ion cells used by notebook computer manufacturers in order to address concern related to recent over-heating incidents.

Sony always strives to deliver the highest level of satisfaction to its customers and all consumers. We believe that this program is in the best interest of both our customers and all consumers.

Sony is discussing this plan with the US Consumer Product Safety Commission and will coordinate with other government authorities as required. We will announce details of the program in the near future.

Sony has been supporting the recall of battery packs for Dell and Apple. As we have previously explained, on rare occasions, microscopic metal particles in the recalled battery cells may come into contact with other parts of the battery cell, leading to a possibility of short circuit within the cell. Typically, a battery pack will simply power off when a cell short circuit occurs. However, under certain rare conditions an internal short circuit may lead to cell overheating and potentially flames. The potential for this to occur can be affected by variations in the system configurations found in different notebook computers. Sony believes that this engineering analysis remains valid.

Sony will consult with its OEM customers that utilize these battery cells and work with those that choose to participate regarding quantity and the scheduling of replacement battery packs.


Previous
Next
US joins European cybercrime war        All News        NVIDIA PureVideo HD Powers HP Consumer PCs
US joins European cybercrime war     General Computing News      Dell expands battery recall

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
Sony's Project Morpheus Upgraded, Coming in 2016
MWC: Sony Introduces The New Xperia Z4 and Xperia M4 Aqua Tablets
Sony Xperia Z4 Tablet Appears Online With 2K Display
Sony Releases New Wireless Bluetooth Headphones
Sony Launches Memory Card For Premium Sound
Sony To Focus On Games, Sensors
Sony SmartEyeglass Developer Edition SED-E1 Available In March
Sony Releases New OLED Display For Pro Video Production
Sony SmartWatch 3 Stainless Steel Rolling Out
Sony Xperia E4 Goes Official
Sony Narrows Loss Forecast After Strong Sensor Sales
Sony Online Entertainment To Make Games For Xbox

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2015 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .