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    Former Staff Member silver trophy Adam P.'s Avatar
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    Exclamation Digital Camera Through XRAY Machine

    Hey everyone-

    I recently recieved a new digital camera for Christmas and I plan on taking it with me on an upcoming vacation. Will the camera be OK riding through the Xray machine, or will that ruin it?

    According to the Manual, "AVOID STRONG MAGNETIC FIELDS: Never place the camera in close proximity to electric motors or other equipment generating strong electromagnetic fields. Exposure to strong magnetic fields may cause malfunctions of corrupt image data."


    Answers?!

    Thanks!
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    I've put mine through numerous ones without a problem or loss of data.
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    Yeah it'll be right - normal camera film doesn't like xrays electromagnetic isn't the same thing

    What camera did you get? G2?

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    If it's ok, why the warning in the manual? Or maybe it's a negligible risk and they just want to be covered in case of litigation. Like those packets of peanuts with the warning: "May contain nuts".

    edit: still waking up, disregard the above please...
    Last edited by Guest; Dec 24, 2002 at 05:48.

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    X-rays does not equal strong electromagnetic damage. If you are really worried, Put it in our carry-on and ask them to hand search it.
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    Thanks guys. Good idea, Wayne.

    Actually, plat, the G3! Last Christmas gift I ever get...
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