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by neverspook on Mon Oct 03, 2022 2:25 pm
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Snow goggles often have fairly strong magnets in them to hold the lens in place. Would these magnets damage digital/mirrorless cameras and memory cards at all?

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by SantaFeJoe on Mon Oct 03, 2022 4:07 pm
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They won’t affect a memory card. It’s easy to Google that answer. Regarding the camera, I can only find info that says it will definitely not be affected by that type of magnets. Others may have a different opinion.

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by E.J. Peiker on Tue Oct 04, 2022 1:03 pm
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There's nothing ferrous in a memory card so it can't damage them. As for the camera, they'd be more likely to have an impact on a DSLR than a mirrorless camera because most mirror mechanisms are magnetic.
 

by neverspook on Tue Oct 04, 2022 2:24 pm
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Thank you for these responses. Much appreciated
 

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