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Laptop Radiation

by markatger / November 10, 2005 11:34 AM PST

I have tried unsuccesfully to search for information about any dangers of operating a laptop on one's lap for long hours daily. Is there any danger? I know there is a lot of heat produced. Anything else entering my torso?

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Nope. . .
by Coryphaeus / November 10, 2005 12:16 PM PST
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heat only. Radiation can only come from a CRT monitor, about thirty years ago and that was negligible. Laptops are completely safe.

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radiation? where do ppl hear this stuff from?
by nerdyboy1234 / November 10, 2005 2:51 PM PST
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did u fail science courses or something?

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by linkit / November 10, 2005 6:37 PM PST
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If you use the laptop properly and take care of the ergonomic issues, I don't know of any other major safety issues. (Although my P4 machine does get pretty hot....)

Radio frequency (RF) emissions from cell phones, cellular cards, and other wireless devices have been the topic of misinformation and its accompanying hysteria over the years. The experts say that this radiation is not known to be harmlful.

Here's a reference:

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For those that worry about it...
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / November 10, 2005 9:15 PM PST
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The magnetic fields alone would pale in comparison. For those, they should not consider a laptop.

Have they considered becoming Amish?


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