More on Microsoft Xbox cable recall

By Derek Sooman on
Recently, we were reporting that Microsoft have recalled 14.1m Xbox cables, after it was discovered that some small number of the cables have a potentially dangerous electronic fault. Microsoft is now actively promoting this recall, and we have some more details.

-Microsoft have issued the recall on the power supply cords for over 14 million Xbox game consoles due to a possible fire risk with the power cord.

-The problem is with those cords made before 13th January 2004 in Europe and those manufactured in other regions before the 23rd October 2004.

-Microsoft say users should visit and order a new cord for free, which will take around 4 weeks to arrive.

Microsoft have been keen to point out that this is a preventative measure, and that it is unlikely that anyone is in any immediate danger. Nevertheless, you should return such a cable (if you have one) immediately for a safe replacement.

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