Storing Home Theater in the Cold

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  1. Brad_W

    Brad_W Screenwriter

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    I am going to be storing my home theater in a garage for a while and I am worried that the cold will have an effect on the equipment. Will it? I know that once I get it into a warm place I should not fire it up right away, but will the cold effect my equipment in anyway other than that?

    Thanks for all your help!
     
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    So no one knows huh? Man, I hope I don't end up wrecking my equipment.
     
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    THink it depends on how cold. Maybe parts/joints can become brittle and break once they expand when brought back in. Contact you local dealer and see if he has any ideas. I would also worry about moisture.

    Kevin
     
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    Yea, my biggest worry would be condensation of moisture with temperature changes, even just between night and daylight sun.
     
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    I am also interested in information in regards to this. I am looking at moving out for about 6 months and shutting off all utilities to my home. This would include HVAC, so my equipment, even though indoors and away from moisture, will be exposed to temperatures at or below 32°F for the remainder of the winter.
     
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    Well, my father is going to let me store my electronics in his house for the time that I need. Now I don't need to worry about the harsh cold affecting my electronic equipment.

    Thanks for the help.
     

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