Magnets on a cover - an issue?

Discussion in 'MacBook Air' started by UKmacman, Nov 24, 2011.

  1. UKmacman, Nov 24, 2011
    Last edited: Nov 24, 2011

    macrumors regular

    Oct 4, 2007
  2. macrumors demi-god


    Jul 24, 2009
    Wirelessly posted (Mozilla/5.0 (iPhone; CPU iPhone OS 5_0_1 like Mac OS X) AppleWebKit/534.46 (KHTML, like Gecko) Version/5.1 Mobile/9A405 Safari/7534.48.3)

    Dont worry it actually takes a hefty magnet to wipe a hdd
  3. macrumors member

    Jul 18, 2011
    Airs have SSD's which are not affected my magnetism, also those type closures are not powerful enough to damage anything so no worries. Also Aiport scanners are X-ray and these won't affect computers either.

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