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Siobhan 
 

Cameras and Magnets


Not sure if this is the right area to ask but I just realized today that I had put my magnetic name badge into a bag with 5 rolls of used films. Are they just destroyed? Is there anything you can do to minimize the effect? How bad are magnets for films? Thanks.


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9/15/2004 6:35:02 AM

 
Jon Close
BetterPhoto Member Since: 5/18/2000
  No effect. Film is unaffected by magnetic fields.


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9/15/2004 6:42:42 AM

 
Terry M. Gunderson
BetterPhoto Member Since: 9/27/2004
  Yep, no effect with magnets, just don't take them through an X-ray machine at a local airport. Ask for hand inspection of them.


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9/29/2004 12:16:11 AM

 
Siobhan    excellent! thanks for the good news!!!

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9/29/2004 2:48:12 AM

 
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