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Personnel Ground wrist strap Connection (non- monitored)

  1. Jan 2, 2017 #1
    In ANSI/ ESD S20.20 standard, do you know what "Personnel Ground wrist strap Connection (non- monitored)" test for?

    Regards,
    priss
     
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  3. Jan 3, 2017 #2

    jedishrfu

    Staff: Mentor

    Check this blog discussion on it:

    https://vermasonesd.wordpress.com/tag/wrist-strap/

    Basically monitored wrist straps tell you if you're properly grounded so as not to zap an electronic component when you touch it.

    Non-monitored straps should be tested once a day to verify that they are properly grounding you which means you run the risk oflosing ground at some point and zapping a chip ruining that device you're putting together or repairing.
     
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