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    wsd73's Avatar
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    May 04, 2009
    Bags w/magnets in them
    I have done a search on this topic, and I keep getting conflicting results.

    I am thinking about purchasing this backpack. It has two magnets, one on each of the larger compartments. Will using this pack damage my ipad?

    If it is not too much trouble, can someone give me a brief explanation of why or why not? If it makes a difference, I keep my iPad in an otterbox defender all the time, but I don't have the part attached that covers the dock access.

    Thank you so much for your help


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    Dec 22, 2006
    Texas, where else?
    I cannot be held responsible for the things that come out of my mouth.
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    Kash's Avatar
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    Dec 03, 2006
    Irvine, CA
    Short answer: no

    June 2007
    July 2009

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    wsd73's Avatar
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    May 04, 2009
    Thank you!

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    macguy90's Avatar
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    Oct 15, 2009
    Adirondacks, NY
    No, it will not damage your iPad
     MacBook Air 13'' (2013) 8GB RAM, 256GB SSD, Intel Core i7
     iPad 4 (16GB) White
     AT&T iPhone 5 (32GB) Black
     Original iPad (16GB) Black

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    Apr 20, 2009
    4,083 sisters sony laptop's screen got completely ruined by a latch magnet on her case! The whole center left side of the screen was permanently distorted. Similar to how old crt monitors would get distorted by pc speakers, and you could degauss from the monitor menu it to fix it. No screen calibration/syncing ever fixed it the laptop's screen. Keep in mind that it was in the case while we were on vacation, with the screen closed, for about exactly one week.
    Simple fix/cure...don't by a case with magnets!
    “If you are distressed by anything external, the pain is not due to the thing itself but to your own estimate of it; and this you have the power to revoke at any moment.” Marcus Aurelius

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