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Can an LCD tv be kept in the garage without damage?

I plan to get an LCD tv that would be housed in the garage for my husband to watch while he is working outside. Will the temperature changes, hot or cold, affect the tv? Is it feasible to keep the tv in the garage without damaging it?

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Well, It depends on the conditions of where you live.
Too much dust and moisture will cause a lot of problems.
Getting too cold will cause moisture to condense.
Getting too hot will cause parts inside not to cool off properly.
The TV should be ok as long as you keep it in a cool, dry place.

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