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Old 06-10-2012, 05:47 PM   #1
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Nanoparticle waterproofing for cheap GPS units?

Has anybody used a service like Liquipel to waterproof an automotive GPS?

http://www.liquipel.com/

I just read about the technology, and it sounds very promising for motorcyclists. If I could send out my $150 gps unit and have it waterproofed, I'd do it in a minute.
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Old 06-10-2012, 05:50 PM   #2
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Here is another alternative for high end gps units and it is user replaceable or if you like you can ship your gps to me and I will install it for $49.95

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Old 06-11-2012, 07:36 AM   #3
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I know, but I'd love to have an actually waterproof unit that I didn't have to worry about. I emailed Liquipel to see if they'd do this for GPS units and will post something when I get a response.
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Old 06-11-2012, 07:51 AM   #4
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I wonder is this is Parylene, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Parylene which is a very thin conformal coating used for electronics? It seems the one problem is that you cannot coat the battery connections which would cause a problem if they got wet.
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Old 06-11-2012, 02:14 PM   #5
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Has anybody used a service like Liquipel to waterproof an automotive GPS?

http://www.liquipel.com/

I just read about the technology, and it sounds very promising for motorcyclists. If I could send out my $150 gps unit and have it waterproofed, I'd do it in a minute.
If you look at Liquipel's site you will see what they reccomend doing if your equipment gets wet. Turn it off, don't shake it, allow it to dry for 5 hours. It doesn't look verry attractive to me. GH
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