[Noisebridge-discuss] Buying ESD mats?

Daniel Pitts Daniel at coloraura.com
Tue Jan 28 00:06:52 UTC 2014


Those look good, I think the price difference is in dimensions, and 
shipping (since I get free shipping with Amazon Prime). Might be good 
enough, depending on your work space and needs.  If you include 
shipping, I paid a similar amount ($58 for mine, $50 for the same size 
one you listed), but I get it delivered in 2 days, not 1-2 weeks ;-).

On 1/27/14 3:12 PM, Johny Radio wrote:
> I just found some like the one you got, but much better prices. maybe 
> they're not as good tho!
> added to same link i sent you before.
>
>
> On 1/27/2014 1:35:54 PM, "Daniel Pitts" <Daniel at coloraura.com> wrote:
>
>> 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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