Do airport x-ray machines damage slr cameras or lenses?

Answer You should be fine, I've had my equipment, including memory cards, go through many times with no ill effects.

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Do x-ray machines damage digital cameras?

No, X-Rays can only damage some types of camera film, which do not exist in digital cameras. There should be a warning sign before you scan anything in an X-ray.

Can airport x-ray machines damage your digital camera memory?

Many travelers worry that airport x-ray machines will damage their camera's memory or the memory cards. So far, there is little proof that airport x-ray screening machines can damage your camera's ... Read More »

Are the Leica Lenses i the new Panasonic cameras genuine, and how good are these lenses?

All of these type of lenses are considered as certified by a manufacturer. Carl Zeiss, and Schneider-Kreuznach do this a lot too. If it's certified by any of these manufacturers you should have con... Read More »

Does my purse go through airport x-ray machines?

All items that are carried onto a plane must go through the x-ray machine. This includes purses, laptops, cameras, pagers, cell phones and luggage. Security can also ask for a visual of items insid... Read More »