[Noisebridge-discuss] Buying ESD mats?

Daniel Pitts Daniel at coloraura.com
Mon Jan 27 21:35:54 UTC 2014


Ah, I missed those.  There are two that would be suitable, but they're 
on the very small side, and they don't come with a ground plug.  I ended 
up going with one from amazon: 
http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B009WU8J9I/ref=oh_details_o00_s00_i00?ie=UTF8&psc=1

Thanks for the suggestions though, I do appreciate it.


On 1/27/14 10:11 AM, Johny Radio wrote:
> A few of these items are marked "ESD" or "anti-static".
>
>
> On 1/27/2014 8:30:31 AM, "Daniel Pitts" <Daniel at coloraura.com> wrote:
>
>> 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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