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Is a wet/dry ShopVac safe to use on a computer? I want to put it in reverse mode and blow dust out, but is that really safe?
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Check out my before and after PICS: This thing is more than worth it. I told my mom about it, and she bought one, I told my brother and he got one to. Compressed air is dead to me!

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I learned about the Metro DATAVAC Electric Duster here @ OCN. I bought it and wanted to test it out. So I took off my front cover and dust filters. To let the dust build up as much as it possibly could. The more dusty it is the more we can see results. After about a month my PC was ripe for the dusting. Check out the Before and After PICs.

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This bad boy more than works I can say that I will never be buying a can of compressed air again.
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Very nice Glad it's helping people out.

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Is a wet/dry ShopVac safe to use on a computer? I want to put it in reverse mode and blow dust out, but is that really safe?
It should be fine, as long as you haven't vacuumed water recently. You probably want some sort of nozzle to focus the stream of air, though, with the width of the pipe on most wet\\dry vacs the velocity is too low to really blast off dust.
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Just bought one from Amazon thx!
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Just purchased one through google shopping (hate how I can't use paypal at some merchants ). Might have to add to the long line of experiences when I get mines
    
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post #106 of 242
anyone ordered this for overseas usage? for 240v? the plug is not really an issue, but the voltage is. Anyone?
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i have a air compressor...
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Can anyone post a video of the Metro DataVac in action?
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I got mine the other day, used it a few times on my pc's AWESOME, faster than using canned air and powerful stream.

Got a card today that had been cleaned using canned air it seems so I wanted to see just how big a difference this could do. On the first blast it blew large chunks of dustballs out. Even 2 or 3 minutes into cleaning it from different directions without taking off the heatsink I was still able to dislodge even more dirt/dust, and dustballs out of various vents. TO be able to put out the force needed to dislodge dustballs and move them THROUGH the stock cooler where canned air couldnt says alot.

For the price AND the portability this is a perfect must have item!
    
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post #110 of 242
I am interested in this but kind of confused how it works. Do you just plug it in? or do you connect it to your normal everyday use vacuum?
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