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Suggested Places to stick an anti-static wrist strap?

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May 15, 2014 2:21:25 AM

I need some help on where to clip my anti-static wrist strap too, im pretty sure you have to clip it to an unpainted metal surface but i dont really know any, please help, thanks :) 
May 15, 2014 2:30:39 AM

Hi pc noobist
your powersupply is grounded you can clip it to the case on the PSU or any pipes in the house ,anything that is grounded
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May 18, 2014 6:39:08 PM

Do i plug the power supply in turn on the SOCKET and turn off the POWER SUPPLY then attach the strap? or do i plug both and and turn BOTH off? thanks :) 
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May 19, 2014 8:09:35 AM

just plug in the PSU, turn the PSU off then connect the strap to it.
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May 19, 2014 8:12:55 AM

put the anti-static strap on your ankle, so that it wont bother with your work,

then clip the other end to any metal object with contact to the ground/floor or anything metal attached to your house.

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May 19, 2014 11:38:37 AM

Round your ankle - - seriously?
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May 19, 2014 11:57:00 AM

Phillip Corcoran said:
Round your ankle - - seriously?


sorry for the lack of details.

yes, around the ankle and it must have contact with the skin.
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June 10, 2014 12:03:01 AM

woltej1 said:
just plug in the PSU, turn the PSU off then connect the strap to it.


can i still be grounded through an extension lead? sorry for the really late question.

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June 10, 2014 12:05:58 AM

if you clip the strap to your psu with the psu plugged in you will be fine
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