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    Corsair Flash Voyager...

    I know Nick tried to destroy one on Hexus TV a while back, but did he put his through a full wash and dry cycle?

    That's what I've just done to mine - found it in a shirt pocket this morning. Still works like new (and it's shiny like new too)

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    Re: Corsair Flash Voyager...

    I so want one!

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    Re: Corsair Flash Voyager...

    They really affordable now - £17 from scan: http://www.scan.co.uk/Products/8GB-C...-Year-Warranty

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    Re: Corsair Flash Voyager...

    Quote Originally Posted by Tumble View Post
    They really affordable now - £17 from scan: http://www.scan.co.uk/Products/8GB-C...-Year-Warranty
    Mine cost about 6 times that price when I bought it but, it's a fantastic bit of kit.

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    Re: Corsair Flash Voyager...

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    If it's the little cap you're talking about, if you go to Corsair's site, you can get replacements!

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    "My udder is growing. Quick pass me the parsely sauce." Said Oliver.

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    Re: Corsair Flash Voyager...

    Nope, the entire USB head came off it. It had only been attached by solder. I suspect the ones Nick was playing around with weren't off the shelf. Certainly not the same shelf anyway.

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    Re: Corsair Flash Voyager...

    Wasnt it a survivor, not a voyager?

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    Re: Corsair Flash Voyager...

    They've done both as I remember.

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    Re: Corsair Flash Voyager...

    Quote Originally Posted by Tumble View Post
    I know Nick tried to destroy one on Hexus TV a while back, but did he put his through a full wash and dry cycle?

    That's what I've just done to mine - found it in a shirt pocket this morning. Still works like new (and it's shiny like new too)
    I have a generic PNY one, which survived a full wash with the covers removed to make it "lighter", leaving only the PCB. It still works, and is in use now

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    Re: Corsair Flash Voyager...

    Quote Originally Posted by this_is_gav View Post
    Nope, the entire USB head came off it. It had only been attached by solder. I suspect the ones Nick was playing around with weren't off the shelf. Certainly not the same shelf anyway.
    Are you sure it was a genuine one and have you contacted Corsair? My voyager is by orders of magnitude the best flash drive I've ever had and certainly the most rugged and sturdily built drive I've had.

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    Re: Corsair Flash Voyager...

    Well it came from Scan through work, so if Scan are doing dodgy deals, I'd be surprised.

    It was fine for a couple of years or so, then without warning this happened when the cap was taken off. Still, it was an excuse to get a OCZ Rally2.

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    Re: Corsair Flash Voyager...

    10 year warranty on the Voyager iirc, send it back get a new one

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    Re: Corsair Flash Voyager...

    It's in the bin now or I would have provided pics.

    Still, it was only 2gb and we've got plenty of cheap spares that came with some laptops we bought last autumn.

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    Re: Corsair Flash Voyager...

    Next door's dog ate the cap of mine. We kept an eye on the dog - well, its crap - but no luck (not sure I'd want it back anyway!).
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    Re: Corsair Flash Voyager...

    Speaking of which I remember my friend swallowed a flash drive cap. Don't know if he ever found it.

    Are the corsair drives dual channel/how fast are they?

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