HP Recalls 679,000 Cameras

About 679,000 Hewlett-Packard digital cameras are being recalled worldwide because they can cause some batteries to overheat when the camera is connected to an AC adapter or docking station, posing a fire hazard, U.S. regulators said on Tuesday.

Hewlett-Packard Co. is recalling HP Photosmart R707 digital cameras after receiving one report of a camera catching fire. No injuries have been reported, the U.S.

The cameras were sold at electronic, computer, camera and online stores nationwide from August 2004 through April 2006 for between $250 and $400.

News source: Yahoo News

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