Tuesday, March 31, 2015
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
Samsung, LG End Legal Disputes
IBM Connects Internet of Things to the Enterprise
Project Spartan Web Browser Included In Latest Windows 10 Build
Google Now Offers A Gmail For Android Users
Jay-Z Challenges Launches Updated Tidal Music Service
Apple Offers Trade-in Program For Android, Blackberry And Windows Phones
Kingston Releases New USB 3,0 Media Reader
Amazon Starts Offering Home Services
Active Discussions
how to copy and move data files to dvd-rw
cdrw trouble
Need serious help!!!!
burning
nvidia 6200 review
Hello
Burning Multimedia in track 0
I'm lazy. Please help.
 Home > News > Optical Storage > Major b...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Tuesday, May 27, 2003
Major brand hard drive vendors recall defective products produced in China


Three major brand hard drive vendors – Seagate Technology, Maxtor and Hitachi Global Storage Technologies – have started recalling some of their 40GB and 80GB products sold in Taiwan due to similar defects identified in the products, according to DigiTimes.

About 12,000-15,000 defective hard drives are estimated to have entered Taiwan. It is unclear whether the same groups of products, with an estimated defect rate of 10%, have also been marketed in other parts of the world, sources said.

Local distributors said they began to see soaring return rates on the hard drives since late April. Most of the returned drives reportedly suffered from bad sectors or problems being formatted, and were found to have come from the same sources in China.

Among the top four hard drive vendors worldwide, Western Digital is the only one unaffected by the incident, as the company does not have products manufactured in China, sources said.

It is suspected that high defect rate was caused by the inexperience of certain manufacturers in China as they were transitioning to new production processes, sources said.

Local agents declined to confirm the report. While Maxtor agent Xander International denied seeing an unusual defect rate, Seagate agents Synnex Technology International and Taiwan Aries stressed that customers would be provided with complete warranty services if they were sold defective products. Comments from Hitachi were unavailable.


Previous
Next
Primera announces Software Developer's Kit (SDK) and network software for its BravoT disc publisher        All News        Primera announces Software Developer's Kit (SDK) and network software for its BravoT disc publisher
Primera announces Software Developer's Kit (SDK) and network software for its BravoT disc publisher     Optical Storage News      Primera announces Software Developer's Kit (SDK) and network software for its BravoT disc publisher

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
Seagate Collaborates With CERN Openlab To Develop Its Breakthrough Kinetic Storage Platform
Micron, Seagate Announce Alliance on Solid-state Drives
Hitachi Wearable Sensor Helps Working Groups Be Happy And Productive
HGST Hard Disks Top Reliability Tests
Seagate Unveils New Cloud, Wireless and Portable hard Drives At CES
New Seagate NAS HDD Solutions For Small And Medium Businesses
Hitachi Wearable Device Monitors Brain Functions
Hitachi Technology Stores Digital Data In 100 Recording Layers, Data Can be Stored For 300 million Years
Seagate Shifts Economics of Cloud Computing With New 4TB Kinect HDD
Seagate Reports 1Q 15 Profit
Seagate Announces New Cloud, Storage Services
Seagate Ships First 8 TB Hard Drives

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 .