Odd question about microwaves and magnetic media

From: David Holland <dholland_at_woh.rr.com>
Date: Fri Feb 13 10:50:21 2004

Every microwave I've ever taken apart has a fairly significant
step up transformer in it. (Granted, I've not disassembled a new
one in the last couple of years.)

I suspect said transformer tosses out a fairly sizeable magnetic field.

I am (of course) presuming your not putting the media in
the microwave and cooking it. I'm also assuming your
concern is the data contained on the media. :-)


On Thu, 12 Feb 2004, Vintage Computer Festival wrote:

> Can magnetic media setting in proximity to a microwave be affected by the
> microwaves or anything else in the oven (the magnetron for instance)?
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