Netgear Recalls Arlo Outdoor Camera Power Adapters Due To Fire Hazard

Netgear has a series of outdoor cameras for home security purposes, like the Arlo, Arlo Pro, and the Arlo Go. Unfortunately it seems that the power adapter that is used for these cameras is having issue, so much so that the company has issued a recall for them over the potential of a fire hazard.According to the CPSC, “This recall involves all model VMA4700 NETGEAR Arlo outdoor power adapters that were sold separately as aftermarket accessories for the Arlo, Arlo Pro and Arlo Go wire-free outdoor cameras.. This recall only involves the VMA4700 aftermarket model sold separately.”The report also adds that so far Netgear has received about seven reports of the power adapter cord overheating, with one incident resulting in a fire, but luckily there have been no injuries so far. “The firm has received seven reports of the power adapter cord melting and overheating, resulting in one fire. No injuries have been reported.”Apparently it seems that despite the power adapter’s connector being weatherproof, it was disco

Netgear Recalls Arlo Outdoor Camera Power Adapters Due To Fire Hazard

Netgear has a series of outdoor cameras for home security purposes, like the Arlo, Arlo Pro, and the Arlo Go. Unfortunately it seems that the power adapter that is used for these cameras is ...

Wed 6 Dec 17 from Ubergizmo

Netgear recalls Arlo outdoor camera power adapters over fire risks

If you bought one of Netgear's Arlo outdoor cameras and then snapped up an extra power adapter just in case, you may want to sit up and take notice. Neetgear and the Consumer ...

Tue 5 Dec 17 from Engadget

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