Any dudes named Ben in the group? I want to put an electronic box in the attic (think router, but it's a network TV tuner box).
What can I do to prevent moisture damage?
@51rH0n3y84d93r why would dude name ben how to do this ? do they mount electrics boxes in attics?
@yukiame the attic is simply a use case. Do dudes named Ben not deal with electronics in high humidity environments?
@51rH0n3y84d93r no they stay the fuck away from high humidity
@yukiame Oh, I apologize, I didn't know that all electronics were indoors, protected from the elements. TYFYC.
@51rH0n3y84d93r Hmm. Assuming humidity between 10 and 90% is okay, usually you just throw in a bag of desiccant into the box you want to protect. If the tuner isn't very hot in use - just throw it and the desiccant into a large plastic bag or a box. If it's hot in use - it might be OK by itself. Either way, look at it after a month to see if you are getting corrosion, mold or other bad sign.
@mhjohnson Thanks, Mark. That's exactly the insight I was looking for!
@51rH0n3y84d93r The humidity shouldn't be an issue, the heat in the summer time might be.
@AdamAtSea I don't know why the heat aspect didn't occur to me. I'll need a sensor to see if I can get a feel for how hot it gets and possibly install an attic fan.
@51rH0n3y84d93r move to Arizona or southern Cal
@chris I was thinking more along the lines of jiggling the handle. Think that would work?
@51rH0n3y84d93r probably less disruptive.
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