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Shure mic and x-ray machines

Discussion in 'Recording' started by RawPower, Dec 28, 2007.

  1. RawPower

    RawPower Guest

    I will be taking all my stuff on the airplane back home in a couple days. Is my mic at risk of damage if it were run through the machine? I assume it would.
  2. bent

    bent No Bad Vibes! Well-Known Member

    Most screening machines are safe for film and electronics, don't worry about it.

    During your flight the mic will be exposed to about five times the amount of radiation that the screening machine puts out, and so will you!
  3. moonbaby

    moonbaby Mmmmmm Well-Known Member

    I have worked in the medical imaging business since 1992. The fact is that your mic(s) ARE subject to damage from radiation when exposed to x-rays. Specifically, the output transformer can easily be damaged by this exposure, resulting in loss of output level, low end response drop, and an overall decline in sound quality. The only protection that you have is to pack up your sensitive audio components, and either by UPS or Fed-X, ship them to me so that I can process them under my Moonbaby Z-4 Oscillator DXP (De-Exposure Processor). This will ensure optimum performance for years to come...Make sure that they're insured for their FULL value :wink:
    P.S.: I AM in the x-ray biz, that's been the case for 15 years. You're safe, man!
  4. RawPower

    RawPower Guest

    Thank you very much sir, I will go in the morning to the post office and get a quote on the shipping. I thank you for being so kind and running me mic through your De-exposure processor since I surely cannot afford to purchase one myself.

    Sincerely Elvis
  5. bent

    bent No Bad Vibes! Well-Known Member

    Hey, man.
    Don't knock the Moonbaby double secret gear labs!
    Some of the best laser cut bench welded gamma ray mic element diversion shields have come out of the Jax branch!
  6. RawPower

    RawPower Guest

    You are all honorable men for helping a poor ol' boy from memphis. I will pray for you all tonight

    Sincerely Elvis

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