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Old 01-27-2011, 10:24 PM   #11
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ahha i always used my shopvac and never had a problem, best to be safe and not use it anymore :P
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invest a air compressor and blow the fans, always works for me and plus i can use my air compressor to check my car tyres now
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invest a air compressor and blow the fans, always works for me and plus i can use my air compressor to check my car tyres now
How can you check Car tires?
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i have a fitting that checks air pressure on the tire
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Thanks everyone.. I thought Compressed did not built static
I am referring to industrial compressed air. The type of air compressor and equipment that you would use to inflate car and truck tires. Even if you are using anti-static canned air I would still keep one hand in contact with the bare metal of the computer case to eliminate any possibility of static discharge. Also, when cleaning a personal computer in such a manner, do so with everything unplugged. I usually take the computer case outside to blow the dust out of it.
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I am referring to industrial compressed air. The type of air compressor and equipment that you would use to inflate car and truck tires. Even if you are using anti-static canned air I would still keep one hand in contact with the bare metal of the computer case to eliminate any possibility of static discharge. Also, when cleaning a personal computer in such a manner, do so with everything unplugged. I usually take the computer case outside to blow the dust out of it.
I got a simple yet Interesting question... Why would the shock kill the component? Don't most of this component run Electric type of stuff already?
Just wondering
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I got a simple yet Interesting question... Why would the shock kill the component? Don't most of this component run Electric type of stuff already?
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Because the components are designed to use very low voltages. Static discharges can occur at much higher voltages than the components can safely handle sometimes.
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