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Touching PSU and case good for grounding?

CDdude55

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#1
I don't have a Anti static wrist strap. So would touching the psu and case be good enough?
 

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#2
yeah, any unpainted metal object will ground you
 

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Turn off switch on psu but dont unplug from wall, preferably dont work while standing onn carpet.
 

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if you put shoes on then ground yourself, will that work fine?
 

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I work while standing on carpet :p but I always have a part of me touching bare metal on my case.. over cautious I am but I think you can build up a bit of static from the clothes you wear too.. ?

Putting shoes on should work fine.. I wonder if some clothes can build up static.. even if you dont feel the static leave your body it can damage a component.
 
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#6
also this applies this time of year:

DO NOT WEAR A FUZZY SWEATER, IN A DRY LOW HUMIDITY ENVIROMENT SUCH AS RUNNING THE HEATER IN YOUR HOUSE, IT MAKES STATIC ELECTRICITY AS YOU MOVE