[Noisebridge-discuss] Buying ESD mats?

Daniel Pitts Daniel at coloraura.com
Mon Jan 27 16:30:31 UTC 2014


On 1/26/14 11:45 PM, Johny Radio wrote:
> On 1/26/2014 10:45:59 PM, "Daniel Pitts" <Daniel at coloraura.com> wrote:
>> I'd like to start doing some electronics projects at home. Any advice 
>> for buying ESD mats?
>
>
> I recently researched this very topic. Here's what i found, when 
> looking for very cheap options:
>
> http://r.ebay.com/HOHakQ
>
>
 From what I can tell, none of those provide ESD protection. They're for 
heat protection.  The certified ESD mats I've found are in the $60+ 
range for 2' by 3'.  I'm all for cheaper, but I'll be occasionally 
working with MOSFET and CMOS, and I'd rather not burn them out ;-)


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