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Thread: Cordless ESD Wrist Straps
face BY : Harold Hallikainen email (remove spam text)

> I recently came across a product called a "Cordless Wrist Strap"
> after at first thinking I was being joked with, but no, I got handed
> a box and it really is an ESD ground strap, with no ground!
> Has anyone else see these things?  Apparently they are growing in
> popularity and I have seen them on sale for over $40.
> I opened one up just in case it really did have something magic inside
> like pixie dust or UFO parts.. but all that was inside was a resistor
> with one lead folded over a small bit of rubber.  Magic rubber?  :-)
> --
> Ian Smith
> http://www.ian.org

Maybe they're "cordless" because you have to pay extra for the cord?


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