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Batteries continue to be a hot topic for Sony, but not in a good way. Toshiba American Information Systems has announced the recall of some 1,400 Sony batteries used in its Satellite and Tecra notebook range. The warning states that the rechargeable lithium-ion batteries can, as usual, overheat and pose a fire hazard to …

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redesign

Time to redesign the damn battery or the manufacturing

process this is just too much stupid to be a temporary

flaw in fabrication like not enough of something in bin

1 or too much allowed on batch 13 it's a real problem

what do they get out of these recalls that they want to

continue them.

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t3h

Has anyone been keeping count?

What's the sum total of all the batteries that have been recalled? Anyone kept count?

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Li-Ion is fundamentally unstable anyway.

It's a minor detail that people generally don't talk about - if you overcharge a Li-Ion (or Li-Po) cell, it is very likely to "Vent with flame".

Short-circuits can have the same effect as well!

Inside every commercially-available Li-Ion battery pack there is a charge-monitor IC and thermal fuse system that tries to prevent this - that "Fuel Gauge" on your laptop isn't only there for your convenience - it's there to protect your loins as well!

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