Thursday, January 7, 2010

Notebook Computers by Acer Recalled Due to Burn Hazard

Acer America Corporation has recalled certain Acer Aspire-series notebook computers, because an internal microphone wire under the palm rest can short circuit, overheat and pose a burn hazard to consumers. The recalled notebook computer models are the Acer AS3410, AS3410T, AS3810T, AS3810TG, AS3810TZ and AS3810TZG. The computer’s screen size is about 13.3 inches measured diagonally. Not all units are affected. Consumers should contact Acer to determine if their unit is included in the recall. The computers were sold by ABS Computer Technologies, D&H Distributing, Fry’s Electronics, Ingram Micro, Radio Shack, SED/American Express, Synnex Corporation, SYX Distribution, Tech Data Corporation and other retailers nationwide and from June 2009 through October 2009 for between $650 and $1,150. Consumers should immediately discontinue use of the recalled notebook computers contact Acer to determine if their notebook is affected and to receive a free repair at (866) 695-2237 anytime, or visit the firm’s website at

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For additional information contact:

Alan L. Morton
1005 North Eighth Street
Post Office Box 420
Boise, ID 83701-0420
Telephone: 208.344.5555
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