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post #11 of 18
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Originally Posted by jthurmond3 View Post

Yeah, thats probably what I am going to do just to be extra safe.
Also my compressor uses oil, does that make a difference?

no the oil is for the piston and has nothing too do with the air coming out of the hose.
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The major concerns with air compressors are condensation and debris in the air being expelled, if you have an output filter and an intake desiccant, you shouldn't run into any problems ever, though the likelihood of any issues arising from using an air compressor are low, just use an output pressure regulator so you aren't sand-blasting your motherboard slowly.
    
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post #13 of 18
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The major concerns with air compressors are condensation and debris in the air being expelled, if you have an output filter and an intake desiccant, you shouldn't run into any problems ever, though the likelihood of any issues arising from using an air compressor are low, just use an output pressure regulator so you aren't sand-blasting your motherboard slowly.

Hi,

I am also thinking of getting an air compressor to dust my PC. What would be the recommended air pressure to avoid damaging any components?
post #14 of 18
Haha, I use my air compressor at my computer shop to clean PCs internally, never had problems, however, I had someone else set it up for me. It was a fairly basic air compressor, you don't need a massive air compressor, A one such as 0.7 metres to 1 metres wide will do.
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Metro Vacuum ED500 DataVac 500-Watt 0.75-HP Electric Duster 120-Volt

http://www.amazon.com/Metro-Vacuum-ED500-500-Watt-Electric/dp/B001J4ZOAW

Enjoy. thumb.gif

^this is what I have and it works great, very good build quality and plenty of psi for dusting the pc
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Thanks,

I'll get one eventually, Just need to figure out how to get the 220V one shipped to Ireland. Amazon US doesn't ship to IE, Amazon Uk either, Amazon DE sells only the 110V for some reason. This is mad.
post #17 of 18
Just the quick info for usersfrom Europe. The two places to check when looking for the Datavac Electric Duster ED-500 (220V - 240V)

Prices may vary accordingly. The list below are with delivery to Ireland

- http://www.bhphotovideo.com
SubTotal: $57.99
Duties & Tax : $63.56
Shipping: $52.01
Order Total: $173.56


www.mrpcclean.co.uk
Sub-Total: £65.76
International (Europe) (3-5 working days): £32.66
Standard Rate VAT: £19.68
Total: £118.10
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Hah, bringing my thread back from the dead. I ended up getting
http://m.homedepot.com/p/Husky-8-Gal-Portable-Electric-Air-Compressor-TA-2530B/202564847/
It works perfectly. I'd recommend getting at least 8 gallons. Otherwise it will be running the whole time you use it. Also don't use more than 75psi or you will tear up your computer.
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