[CentOS] died again
John R Pierce
pierce at hogranch.com
Wed Dec 4 19:54:33 UTC 2013
On 12/4/2013 11:25 AM, Peter wrote:
> On 12/05/2013 06:42 AM, Michael Hennebry wrote:
>> >My plan involved a wire-wrap wire "bracelet" and a megohm resistor.
>> >Connecting the other end to a bare metal part of the case is sufficient?
>> >I don't need an actual ground?
> No you need an actual ground. If the case is left plugged in this would
> be sufficient but is probably a bad idea for other (obvious) reasons.
> Find something else to attach the strap (or whatever) to and make sure
> it's grounded.
the case has to be grounded to the same ground or it won't do much good.
I've never had any issues with static as long as I touch the metal
chassis first before handling circuitry, but I also live on the coast
where we don't need air conditioning, and hte humidity is moderate.
john r pierce 37N 122W
somewhere on the middle of the left coast
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