Dell Recalls 990,000 AC Adapters

“Dell’s Web site and customer service center sold the computers with adapters from September 1998 through February 2002 for $1,500 to $3,200.

The adapters were manufactured in China and sold separately for $30 and $70. The recalled adapters were used primarily with Dell Latitude, Precision and Inspiron notebook personal computers. “

The systems affected include:

— Latitude: CP, CPi, CPiA, CPtC, CPiR, CPxH, CPtV, CS, CSx, CPxJ, CPtS, C500, C510, C600, C610, C800, C810, V700, C-Dock, C-Port

— Inspiron: 2500, 2600, 3700, 3800, 4000, 4100, 4150, 5000, 5000e, 7500, 7550, 8000, 8100, Advanced Port Replicator, Docking Station

— Precision: M40

Customers can identify the adapters with the word “DELL” and “P/N 9364U,” “P/N 7832D” or “P/N 4983D” printed on the back of the unit.

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