Question Can a magnetic charger (Mi Band 6) damage external hard drive.

COLGeek

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No, this is not likely at all.

Why would you place that close anyway? Makes no sense.

Have you ever seen how OEM HDDs are shipped? In large cases that look a lot like egg cartons. Packed closely together.

Sure, with a strong magnet you can damage a HDD. But small stuff like this? Nope.
 

ditrate

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No, this is not likely at all.

Why would you place that close anyway? Makes no sense.

Have you ever seen how OEM HDDs are shipped? In large cases that look a lot like egg cartons. Packed closely together.

Sure, with a strong magnet you can damage a HDD. But small stuff like this? Nope.
Thanks.
 

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