Originally Posted by phanbuey
No wonder I've never had anything die from static, south Florida is like a friggin sauna.
See, and I'm in mid-florida(less than a mile from the shore) and have
killed components with ESD.
Luckily it was in the classroom and not my hardware, but it still goes to show you can't just assume you're safe from ESD.
Needless to say the teacher lectured us about the importance of wearing our anti-static wrist straps, but at least he wasn't upset...
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