[Arm-netbook] 2.7.4 preproduction sample, 1.7 MD, Questions

Pablo Rath pablo at parobalth.org
Fri Jul 10 08:06:10 BST 2020

On Thu, Jul 09, 2020 at 11:49:02AM +0100, Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton wrote:
> ---
> crowd-funded eco-conscious hardware: https://www.crowdsupply.com/eoma68
> On Thu, Jul 9, 2020 at 11:40 AM Christopher Havel <laserhawk64 at gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > Forgive the horribly embarrassingly so-late-it's-early chime-in from a dork
> > on his phone :P but it's worth noting that antistatic bags are generally
> > conductive on one side (and only one side!) -- especially the
> > darkly-translucent aluminized Mylar kind.
> ah.  that's good to know :)
> i've never had any issues with this, perhaps a different type of bag?
> still if you are concerned, pablo, use a piece of paper instead.  just
> please not a plastic bag (PC, Nylon, PVA)
> it goes without saying that you should not be wearing your favourite
> polyester shirt, rubber-soled shoes and the 70s nylon fashionable
> trousers and the brown wool hairy cardigan [i actually had one of
> those], doing this all on the shag rug carpet.
> if you don't have an anti-static mat (with the strap and everything)
> then a tiled floor, wooden desk, and if you have a radiator nearby or
> you know *for a fact* that a piece of electrical or electronic
> equipment has an earth connection (many laptop PSUs *DO NOT HAVE
> GROUND*) just touch the metal before handling the PCBs ok?

Thank you both for the warning and advice. I am going to take it serious
and be careful.

...besides that your wording is absolutley hilarious. Just imagine me in
the described 70s outfit amidst whisps of *magic smoke*...

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