Blackberry takes a swim......

Discussion in 'Portable Devices & Gadgets' started by MoneyPenny, Aug 22, 2008.

  1. MoneyPenny

    MoneyPenny OSNN One Post Wonder

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    Can't believe it still works. My blackberry got knocked off the dash in my boat and was under water for about 10 secs.... I took it home and removed the battery, put it in a plastic bag, with some rice and left it off for the night.

    Works like a charm still:thu:
     
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  2. kcnychief

    kcnychief █▄█ ▀█▄ █ Political User Folding Team

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    Rice? Interesting trick - is that supposed to absorb the moisture?
     
  3. madmatt

    madmatt Bow Down to the King Political User

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    Interesting indeed, have not heard that trick before.
     
  4. Moonwraith

    Moonwraith Moderator Folding Team

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    Same reason you get grains of rice in salt shakers

    Nice tip, remembering that one for the future
     
  5. MoneyPenny

    MoneyPenny OSNN One Post Wonder

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    Yes, it absorbed most of it and then when I plugged it in the next day the heat from charging dried the rest out..:)

    I hope you never need it but good to know.

    True....:)