Apple Power Adaptors Recalled Over Electric Shock Risk

Apple is recalling a range of power adaptors for Macs and some iOS devices that were sold in Australia from 2003 to 2015 due to risk of electrical shock if a user touches them. If you do own one of the affected adaptors, here's how you can get a replacement from Apple.

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The range of two prong Apple AC wall plug adaptors are the ones that are affected by the electrical shock issue. They were shipped with Apple Macs, a variety of iOS devices and the Apple World Travel Adapter Kit in Europe, Australia, New Zealand, Korea, Argentina and Brazil. According to Apple, the adaptors may break and create a risk of electrical shock if touched.

Here are the images for the prong types in question. If you own an Apple device (including an Macs, iPad, iPhone and iPod), it is advised that you take a look at the images and compare your own power adaptor to see if you are affected by the voluntary recall:

If you do have a faulty power adaptor, you can exchange it at your local Apple Store or through an authorised Apple service provider. Alternatively, you can contact Apple Support.

[Via Finder/Apple Adaptor website]


Comments

    I think I remember apple saying that using an aftermarket charger is dangerous and can cause fire or shock...

    But you didn't include the import bit of information,
    You need to prove you have a valid Apple product that the charger came from!

    Check out their web site!

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