A consumer in Wuhan, China, went through a scare after blowing up her Sony WH-1000XM2. Identified as Ms. Liu, the woman says that, by mistake, she used the flight adapter to charge the headphones at home, which is not appropriate, as the company itself explains on its website.
Fortunately, the headphones were not in the woman’s ear at the time of the explosion, but they were in the hand of her son, who was left with four injured fingers. She says she used the plug to power the device, after that, the WH-1000XM2 exploded five times and even caught fire. Quickly, Mrs. Liu unplugged the receiver and managed to put out the fire.
After the incident, the woman sought out the shopkeeper who, in turn, refused to exchange the product. Soon afterwards, Sony itself said it could not repair the phone or perform the replacement, as the warranty does not cover this type of damage. The solution? Buy another.
Phone can catch fire? Sony alert on its website
Charging the device with the airplane adapter in the socket is serious and Sony warns of the danger, the company says: “the on-board adapter [não deve ser usado para] charge your phone. Connecting the flight adapter to a power socket to charge the headphones will cause serious damage to the device. ”
Remember that the adapter should never be used to power the headset, but to enjoy the entertainment content offered during the flight. After the repercussion of the case, several similar stories appeared in the press.
With information: Sina and Gizmochina