How to make your MacBook survive a flood

Discussion in 'MacBook Air, MacBook & MacBook Pro' started by den_lim, Sep 28, 2009.

  1. den_lim

    den_lim Active Member

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    Can anyone give ideas on how to make your MacBook survive a flood?
     
  2. Prancisfena

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    get the biggest ziplock bag you can find and use some handy dandy duct tape :)
     
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    Get a condo unit on the 20th floor.

    But don't leave it inside your car parked at the basement. LOL
     
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    Laptop sized zip locks.

    Water proof bags (they are available).
     
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    might be too much to ask for, but definitely worth thinking about.

    i for one always put my mb in a cheap plastic envelope, so i don't have to worry about it when i'm navigating thru rains...
     
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    Super large tupperware.. Yung air-tight ang seal... Hehe.. Lagyan mo na in ng reflective/glow-in-the-dark tape para mabilis mahanap.. :D
     
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    keep it in water-proof safe. Sure ball hindi mababasa yan :)
     
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    Otterbox. Although they can be expensive.
     
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    arent there air tight case's for mac notebooks just like for ipod's?only bigger?
     
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    yup ive seen this in digital hub parksquare but they have it for 13" only and your right there pretty expensive..but what im saying is just like lilipods..but bigger..
     
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    yup did some searching found pelican as you said and mac case..less than a $100 well worth it..
     
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    Lock and Lock...Fits my MBP and SLR (which i already sold).
     
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    the cheapest is mac case..actually the sleeve is the only thing water proof..but they have cool bag designs and they ship here in the philippines..will look into it more..then will decide what to purchase..trying to be ready for the future..
     
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    For even cheaper alternatives, aside from the "road tested
    products mentioned"

    Those big plastic boxes made to store items....looks like a gigantic "lock and lock" box can be made "waterproof" just by "putting a bead of silicone or rubber gasket" around the lid... i think most are made by "orocan" or any other "plastic" container can be "rigged" as well...

    be sure to include dissectants inside so that any moisture will be absorbed...
     
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    You mean dessicants.
     
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    Where can I find otterbox here?
     
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    "You mean dessicants.

    iMac C2D, MBA, Mac Mini 09, iPhone 3G, a motley of iPods… Elen síla lumenn' omentielvo… Moi"



    You mean desiccant;)
     
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    Ouch. Thanks for correcting the correction, he he!
     
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