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RE: [IP] Nearing a choice



On 26 Feb 99 at 9:39, FIS wrote:
 
> I have to admit that the Disetronic is not totally waterproof. (i never put in
> the little red clip for the resivour.  But again the only real part of the
> pump that must stay dry is the electronics and batteries which IS totally
> waterproof.  When i go swimming and don't put the little red cap (clip) i just
> remove the resevour (very easy to do in a second) and just tap the water out.
> very easy and doesn't hurt the pump in any way.
> 

The MiniMed electronics are sealed too.  Both units without any extra 
equipment (red stopper or case) expose the drive mechanism to whatever is 
around them - air or water...  as long as it's not a corrosive environment they 
aren't damaged by it.  

Randall P. Winchester
WD4HVA
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