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Re: Part V: Tricks With PIC: Using the Trusty PIC Microcontroller
Jon Titus   1/20/2012 5:43:00 PM
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Q:  How static sensitive are Pic gpio pins?

 

A:  Assume all pins are susceptible to damage by a direct or nearby static discharge or even by the buildup of static charges.  Work on a static-dissipating mat and wear a grounded wrist strap.  I know many people don't do this, but they might end up spending hours trying to troubleshoot a hidden problem causes by a zapped MCU.  The 3M company makes static-dissipating mats for work surfaces.



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