cleaning keyboards in the dishwasher

James Fogg James at
Fri Jan 6 16:08:39 CST 2006

There are only 10 types of people in the world, those who understand
binary and those who don't.  

> -----Original Message-----
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> [mailto:cctech-bounces at] On Behalf Of woodelf
> Sent: Friday, January 06, 2006 2:00 PM
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> Subject: Re: cleaning keyboards in the dishwasher
> James Fogg wrote:
> >
> >City water has some chlorine and has a tiny risk of bleaching,
> >
> >All automatic dishwasher detergents have lots of chlorine and might 
> >bleach (great for discolored plastics),
> >
> >  
> >
> I read some where that chlorine kills electrolitic caps DEAD 
> if it ever gets inside.

*anything* getting into an electrolitic would kill it, or at least
change its specifications in an unwelcomed way. I wouldn't expect there
to be any more risk than with water. But there are other issues with
corrosion, so chlorine is a bad thing.

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