Posts tagged Exploding
During their keynote address at the Social South conference on social media in Birmingham, Alabama, Richard Binhammer and Lionel Menchaca, both from Dell’s s…
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Dell Recalls Exploding Laptop Batteries After Incident in Japan [pic]
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At a June 2006 conference in Japan, a Dell laptop suddenly exploded into flames. Luckily for its owner, the explosion occurred while the PC was sitting on a table and not in his lap. Gaston, a reader of the Inquirer, witnessed the malfunction and reported that the notebook continued to burn, producing several more explosions over the course of about five minutes.
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24 Hour Notebook Battery?
Image by Chris Pirillo
PC Pitstop intentionally created conditions in which the Li Ion battery pack would explode inside a generic portable. The results are dramatic. There are numerous conditions where these fires can occur in real life. Faulty battery packs (driving the recalls), faulty protection circuits inside the PC, exposure to excessive heat, and blunt force are some of the major ways that this could happen to you.
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