Maplin 512Mb USB Pen Drive

  rmcqua 10:41 08 Feb 2006

My son bought me one of these for Christmas:
click here
It has failed after just 6 weeks of use. anyone else had problems with one of these?
(Credit to Maplin, they offered me a replacement or alternative with no hassle).

  spuds 13:06 08 Feb 2006

I think that most of this type of item,will have a certain amount and possibly very limited failure rate due to mass production methods.The one you had, was one of the unfortunate ones. If there was a big failure rate, then I am sure Maplin's would have a recall procedure in progress.

  rmcqua 12:47 09 Feb 2006

I see they are now advertising it as "Whilst stocks last", which might signify something.

  spuds 13:03 09 Feb 2006

Not necessarily. Maplin,s have "Whilst stocks last" on many items. Usually waiting for new stock or new replacements.

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