Do x-ray machines damage VHS tapes?

Answer Fortunately, your VHS tapes should be fine going through the airport x-rays, according to If you want to be completely sure about their safety, recommends shipping your... Read More »

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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.

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

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

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 »

Can you reuse video camera tapes once full (Like polaroid mini DV tapes)?

I've been re-using my mini DV tapes for years. It's been said that you can re-use them until they break. I mark them each time I re-use one and trash it after the tenth time. Here's hoping you have... Read More »