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Old 08-01-2012, 10:20   #16
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Re: Personal Electronics & Salt Water

Originally Posted by SailFastTri View Post
Condensation in salt air is a long-term problem, particularly on non-marinized items with ports, fans and other ventilation points. To minimize internal condensation I try to cover electronics while still warm, even if no case I'll put them under a sweatshirt or other clothing (especially at night when dew will otherwise form).
I had friends whose laptop was splashed, and would only turn on if it was first placed in the oven (on low) to dry it out and warm it up. They then had to leave it on all the time to keep it warm. If they ever turned it off-- back in the oven.

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