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cameras and the airport

Discussion in 'Issues Around the World' started by cdw, Jan 5, 2003.

  1. cdw

    cdw Ahhhh...the good life.

    Quick question.... I'm bringing the digital camera on my trip... I know that film can be harmed... but, do I have to worry about the flash card? What should I do, just take it out of the camera and carry them in my pocket?
     
  2. tke711

    tke711 Oink Oink Staff Member

    I don't think you'll have anything to worry about. Laptops are run through the machines without harming them so I would assume the same holds true for the flash cards.
     
  3. midranger4

    midranger4 Banned

    I'm unsure but likely it would be prudent to keep the flash cards on your person and not expose them to the x-ray machines as you suggest.
     
  4. ethics

    ethics Pomp-Dumpster Staff Member

    Yah, what Gregg said. I think you shall be fine. :)
     
  5. cdw

    cdw Ahhhh...the good life.

    Okey doke...thanks much! :)
     
  6. Biker

    Biker Administrator Staff Member

    WAIT!!!!! I just read something about the new equipment that they're setting up.. Lemme find it. There is a risk..
     
  7. Biker

    Biker Administrator Staff Member

  8. cdw

    cdw Ahhhh...the good life.

    ok, it's settled. I'll take the flash card out of the camera, carry both in my pocket and ask them to hand check it.
    What the hell...better safe than sorry.
     
  9. Omar

    Omar Registered User

    I carry mine through all the time, Ms. Weeks. No problems in the international range.
     
  10. Sierra Mike

    Sierra Mike The Dude Abides Staff Member

    I've never had any issues either, actually.

    SM
     

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