* Pigeon <firstname.lastname@example.org> [20030327 21:15 PST]: > On Fri, Mar 28, 2003 at 02:23:22PM +1100, Matthew Palmer wrote: > > On Wed, 26 Mar 2003, Pigeon wrote: > > > > > > > If you leave it for a few hours after disconnecting the power, you > > > > > should be safe. The power supply should have resistors to discharge the > > > > > capacitors when they're switched off. > > > > > > It SHOULD have, but often does not. If it does, less than a minute is > > > all you need. If it doesn't, a few days might not be enough. So check > > > it with a voltmeter. > > > > Misparsed as "check it with a volunteer". Might be a problem if you're at > > home or in a small company where a missing luser might be noticed... > > In electronics labs etc, if someone suddenly says "Catch!" and lobs > something at you, don't catch it. It's probably a capacitor with a > nice hefty charge in it. Pigeon, dude ... you've got to find some less hostile friends! ;-) good times, Vineet -- http://www.doorstop.net/ -- --Nick Moffitt A: No. Q: Should I include quotations after my reply?
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