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Old Jun 05, 2002, 07:06 PM
Stoke Lad Stoke Lad is offline
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Default What sort of shop will sell Anti-Static wriststraps?

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I saw some at a computer fair near me, but I forgot to buy one. Is there anywhere online that will sell them? Or is there a national name store that would sell them, or anywhere else you can think of?
Old Jun 05, 2002, 07:39 PM
The Magpies The Magpies is offline
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You can get them at Maplin electronics either online or at shop for £9.99 m8


Old Jun 05, 2002, 08:07 PM
NotAHacker NotAHacker is offline
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In most cases you don't need them. Just touch metal first, like the inside of the case or the power supply. Just my 2 cents.

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Old Jun 05, 2002, 11:45 PM
themasterlu themasterlu is offline
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NotAHacker is right.
I just run a ground wire from one of my outlets and touch it before I work on a machine.
Old Jun 06, 2002, 12:48 AM
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Old Jun 06, 2002, 01:39 AM
ElaineM ElaineM is offline
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I'm going to move this to the Consumer's Opinion forum where I'm sure that they can give you lots of suggestions.

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