[clug] Submerged PC (White Oil) & TV Capture Cards

Chris Smart mail at christophersmart.com
Mon Jan 4 21:30:02 MST 2010

2010/1/5 Jeff Stiff <smee.heee at gmail.com>:
> G'Day List,
> I am looking at trying my MythTV server submerged in White Oil, and have a
> question that hopefully someone on the list may know the answer to.
> I know most of the PC components should be fine submerged, the hard disks
> will remain out of the oil, BUT what about the TV Capture Cards?  I assume
> that since there are no moving parts these should be fine, but it would be a
> bit of an expensive test if I kill the cards.
> All the other hardware is just about dead anyway, so I have nothing to lose
> if it all goes wrong, expect for the capture cards.

I'm no expert, but I can't see any issue unless it needs a breather
hole for something inside the tuner (they are usually covered). I've
probably got a spare one somewhere you can test if you like.


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