Freezing misc parts

Discussion in 'General Hardware' started by dreamliner77, Oct 30, 2002.

  1. dreamliner77

    dreamliner77 The Analog Kid

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    I was just moved and really have no space for storage. So, I rented a storage room. The only prob is that it is outside and not heated. I was wondering if I'd do any damage to the misc pc parts I have sitting in a couple of boxes that I wanted to put in there. some of the parts are: cd-rom, ide cables, pci cards old motherboards etc.
     
  2. Nick M

    Nick M Moderator

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    Well, its sufficient cooling :p
     
  3. Hipster Doofus

    Hipster Doofus Good grief Charlie Brown

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    Make sure nothing can get wet including the bottom of the box. It might flood when it rains. I'd be wrapping it up in some sort of material then in sealed plastic. Keep it all dry.
     
  4. dreamliner77

    dreamliner77 The Analog Kid

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    Nick, you're a f ing riot!!!

    yeah, I actually have it all in tupperware crates, just wanted to make sure I wouldn't do any damage
     
  5. Nick M

    Nick M Moderator

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    Also; humidity accumulates places. Make sure whatever you are sealing it in is actually air tight, and won't let in water; humidity, etc.
     
  6. Tabula Rasa

    Tabula Rasa Stranger Than Kindness Political User

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    And make sure nothing heavy falls and bashes the PC parts to pieces.

    On a more serious note: as long as the temp is not higher than in a PC, and no water get to the parts (Including humidity), They are safe ;)
     
  7. gonaads

    gonaads Beware the G-Man Political User Folding Team

    One other thing you should do is, any of those silica packages that come in shoe boxes and in other packages, put them into your containers. They will absorb any moistiure that tries to accumulate in the containers cause of the cold.