vacuum-safe laptops ?

Tyler Durden camera_lumina at
Sat Jul 17 14:15:21 PDT 2004

Sorry to need educating once again, but I had assumed can-shaped capacitors 
were gone from laptops in lieu of surface mount. Anyone know? (I don't own a 

>From: "Major Variola (ret)" <mv at>
>To: "cypherpunks at" <cypherpunks at>
>Subject: Re: vacuum-safe laptops ?
>Date: Fri, 16 Jul 2004 17:27:56 -0700
>At 06:35 AM 7/16/04 -0400, An Metet wrote:
> >Does anyone *know* (first or second hand, I can speculate myself) which
>laptops, if any, can safely go to zero air pressure (dropping from 1 atm
>to 0 in, say, 1 minute.)
>Sorry so late ---but your can-shaped capacitors might not handle the
>rapid depressurization
>so well.

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