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Duane Benson
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Duane Benson   8/13/2014 1:51:10 PM
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Just to be sure, I ran it past a couple of my ESD experts here.

Connect your ohm meter between the ground wire you have coming out of that USB cable, and the ground pin on the AC power plug (with the AC power cord unplugged). If it's less than 1 ohm, you're good to go.

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Max The Magnificent   8/13/2014 1:41:43 PM
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@Duane: You might not actually be connected to ground.

I'm not wearing my smiley face -- how can I determine if I am or am not...?

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Duane Benson   8/13/2014 1:38:09 PM
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You might not actually be connected to ground. You have DC going from the power supply to the notebook. Depending on how the power supply is isolated or not isolated, grounded or not grounded, there may not be a direct connection to an earth ground.

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