Don't place too much hope in the made in Korea - assembled in China label.
The batteries were supposedly made by Sony, but Japanese manufacturers are
also playing the outsourcing game! No telling where the Sony batteries were
produced. I just purchased a replacement battery for my Compaq Presario
laptop over the internet that was made in China. The first one wouldn't
hold a charge and it took over a month to get the replacement delivered. So
far so good, but I don't think I'll leave it unattended in the laptop!
----- Original Message -----
From: "Ed" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
To: <email@example.com>; <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: August 15, 2006 8:42 PM
Subject: Re: [WriteLog] Big Dell Notebook Battery Recall
> Eric Hilding wrote:
>> In case you don't watch the news or read the paper, the LARGEST battery
>> recall in history just hit for owners of many DELL Notebook
> Just for info, I bought a Dell Inspiron 9200 in July. The battery says
> it was made in Korea and assembled in China. So maybe the latest ones
> have different batteries, which would seem to indicate Dell knew about
> the problem at least a few months ago.
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