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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
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