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    Electronics Question

    I recently lost my brain and put my ipod through the washer and dryer. Is there any hope for saving it or is it time for me to say my farewells?



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    Re: Electronics Question

    Put it in rice/oatmeal for a couple days and then try to turn it on after that.



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    Re: Electronics Question

    You might have some hope if you do not turn it on before it's completely dried out.



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    Re: Electronics Question

    Unfortunately, you can't really take apart on iPOD (thanks Apple) easily, so you have to hope that letting it dry out as one piece will be sufficient.

    Put it in rice and don't touch it for 3 days. Then try to power it on.



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    Re: Electronics Question

    Quote Originally Posted by Rogue52 View Post
    Put it in rice and don't touch it for 3 days.
    ...sounds a little religious... maybe some good karma in that it's this close to Easter...



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    Re: Electronics Question

    I've never had much luck with electronics and water. Safe bet it's toast.



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