FAKE OLYMPUS PS-BLM1 Battery for Olympus E-Stystem

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Beware of fake PS-BLM1 batteries.

This one is a "WinTOP" Fake battery..

 

They are currently listed on ebay as "genuine and cheap" and come with a silver box

USE OF THESE BATTRIES WILL POTENTIALLY CAUSE DAMAGE TO YOUR CAMERA AS THEY HAVE SUBSTANDARD CELLS AND POOR SAFETY CIRCUITS. ALSO THEY DO NOT HOLD A PROPER CHARGE. DO NOT RISK YOUR EXPENSIVE CAMERA WITH THESE PISS-POOR BATTERIES.

**UPDATE** 29TH MAY 2008

ITEMS 290233598089 / 290233839528 / 290234110187 / 290234109486 / 290234109463 / 290233838315 / 290233838299 / 290233578495 / 290233578510 / BY SELLER OK7324 ARE ALL FAKES

Item 290176079186 is such as fake. Item 120227974684 is also fake

Also, the seller dixpedia-online is selling fake olympus batteries.

On the back of a fake battery it reads::

OLYMPUS

MODEL NO. PS-BLM1

Li-ion BATTERY PACK BLM-1

7.2V 1500mAH

MADE IN JAPAN: JAPON

(triangular symbol) CAUTION

DO NOT SHORT CIRCUIT,

DISASSEMBLE OR EXPOSE THE

BATTERY TO FIRE OR WATER.

(chinese or japanese writing)

                                    OLYMPUS OPTICAL CO.,LTD.

 

go to g00gle and type in

wintop fake blm1

 

 

 

 

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