If you bought one of Apple’s A/C wall surface plug adapters in between 2003 as well as 2015, you may be in for a shock. Literally.
The Mac maker is recalling possibly harmful two-prong electrical outlet adapters that were shipped to Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Continental Europe, New Zealand and also South Korea throughout that period.
According to Apple, affected designs could break and create a danger of electric shock if touched. The recall complies with 12 cases that were reported by proprietors of faulty hardware.
Apple said that the adapters were included with ‘specific Mac and also iOS tools’, indicating Macs, iPads, iPhones as well as iPods. They were additionally consisted of in the Apple Globe Travel adapter kit, which includes a set of seven AC connects with pins that fit different power factors around the world.
Potentially malfunctioning two-prong plug adapters could be recognized as having four of five personalities or no characters on the inside port where they connect to the main Apple power adapter. Check out Apple’s Air Conditioner Electrical outlet Adapter Exchange Program page for guidance.
Apple has offered to exchange defective adapters for working ones at its main stores, as well as you can likewise ask for a replacement via the internet. Both methods require the identification number of the device that featured the defective plug.
Just to relieve your nerves, Apple has pressured that the recall does not impact other Apple A/C electrical outlet adapters developed for Canada, China, Hong Kong, Japan, the UK, the United States or any kind of Apple USB power adapters.