Sony alert over smoking Bravia TVs
Sony have announced that smoke emission has been reported from several of their Bravia models that have been sold in Europe since June 2007 and are offering free safety checks to owners of them.
The models affected are all LCDs, sold in Europe since June 2007 and are: KDL-40D3400, KDL-40D3500, KDL-40D3550, KDL-40D3660, KDL-40V3000, KDL-40W3000, KDL-40X3000, KDL-40X3500.
All of the overheating TVs reported so far have been in Japan, but Sony say that owners should be aware of any unusual noises, smells or smoking coming from their Bravia and should unplug the power cable and stop using the set immediately if they spot any of the symptoms.
There is more information at the Sony website.