( Electrical engineering : Electrical power )
Be sure to take the proper ESD precautions such as ground straps, gloves, mats, or other protective measures to
avoid damaging the processor and other electrical components in the system.
ESD comes from the static charge accumulated on many different kinds of materials, which
finds a return to ground or a mass that attracts the excess electrons.
ESD is the release of stored static electricity, usually the potentially damaging discharge
of many thousands of volts that occurs when an electronic device is touched by a charged
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