Grounding acrylic case while building

i'm building my first pc and i'm getting an acrylic case for it. after doing research i realize that was a stupid move, but now i'm stuck with it, so how can i ground myself while building? i know with a metal case you just touch the case the whole time, but what should i do for this case? also should i build on vinyl or carpet? i really don't want to kill my motherboard.
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  1. kabob3892 said:
    also should i build on vinyl or carpet?
    On a cardboard base on the vinyl floor.
    Plug the PSU into the wall socket. It will be OFF but you can touch the PSU casing to get a good ground thanks to the grounded wall socket.
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  3. No problemo.
    Let us know how things go and give us some feedback on how you like the acrylic case.
  4. Wear an anti-static wrist strap, clipped onto the grill of the PSU. Make sure the PSU switch remains in the OFF position so you don't have +5VSB voltage flowing.
  5. Onus said:
    Wear an anti-static wrist strap, clipped onto the grill of the PSU. Make sure the PSU switch remains in the OFF position so you don't have +5VSB voltage flowing.


    i was just going to touch the psu as often as possible, i know it would not be as safe, but it will still work, right?
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