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    Is it appropriate to put your cameras and lens into a wine fridge? I mean its humidity controlled...

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    Wine fridge???? Isn't it cold in there???? U siao eh bro!! Its for wine leh.... unless stated

    "Wine cum Camera Fridge" .......... Get a dry cabinet bro.... dun save a few dollars to waste a few thousands dollars of equipment leh....
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    The perfect temperature is between 50 and 55 degrees with a 70% humidity level.
    camera and lens best store at 45~55%.
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    eh how will cold affect the camera badly leh? wine fridge is more of cool lor - 14 - 18 degrees.

    i mean u see people in temperate countries keeping their cameras in this kind of temperature right?

    just thinking if can dual purpose mah

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    low temperature does not affect camera and lens much, however, it will cause condensation once you bring it out to room temperature.

    the high humidity level is no good to camera and lenses.

    anyway, just do whatever you please............... is your own camera and lenses.
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    Quote Originally Posted by catchlights View Post
    low temperature does not affect camera and lens much, however, it will cause condensation once you bring it out to room temperature.

    the high humidity level is no good to camera and lenses.

    anyway, just do whatever you please............... is your own camera and lenses.
    serious eh bro? heehe.... dun lidat lah....... later the fungus on his lens become mushroom how? hahah.......
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    Quote Originally Posted by gazkw View Post
    eh how will cold affect the camera badly leh? wine fridge is more of cool lor - 14 - 18 degrees.

    i mean u see people in temperate countries keeping their cameras in this kind of temperature right?

    just thinking if can dual purpose mah
    Bro, like what Catchlights say, it will have condensation when its cold. Then when u take the camera out from the chiller, what happen? Water will form bec the air outside is warm, i.e. condensation. There is no dual purpose lah, its stated "Wine Cooler"... nothing to do with cam... so dun take the risk lah. Think of it, its not even a risk, its sucidal!!
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    The reason there are dedicated "dry cabinets" and dedicated "wine fridges" is that they both need different climate controls.

    However, if you want to test your idea and post a "findings" here, feel free. But I would guess you will destroy your equipment.
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    What camera you have bro........ i pass u my D70 to test..... if spoilt...... i get to keep your camera.... how? Can boh? No top up hor....
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    Quote Originally Posted by gazkw View Post
    Is it appropriate to put your cameras and lens into a wine fridge? I mean its humidity controlled...
    NO...

    the temperature is too low and will cause your gear to have condensation when removed from the fridge.
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    Quote Originally Posted by gazkw View Post
    Is it appropriate to put your cameras and lens into a wine fridge? I mean its humidity controlled...
    if ur wine "cooler" is temperature controlled at room temperature, i dun see why not

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    Quote Originally Posted by gazkw View Post
    eh how will cold affect the camera badly leh? wine fridge is more of cool lor - 14 - 18 degrees.
    Haven't you seen water condense on the bottle once you take the wine bottles out that were kept at 14-18 degrees? Do you want that to happen to your lenses?

    That bit looks more like common sense to me.

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    Hi

    Wah Lucky your idea to put into wine cooler rather that put into refrigerator haha.. just joking.

    Dont do that la... wine is wine, camera is camera, just think vice versa, put your wine into camera dry cabinet.. then by sure you will spoilt your wine.. soon or later

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    Reading this thread made me think of putting my fruits in the dry cabi!!! :-p

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