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STATIC DISCHARGE GUARD DEVICE

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000005623D
Original Publication Date: 1986-Oct-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2001-Oct-22

Publishing Venue

Motorola

Related People

Authors:
Theodore V. Lester

Abstract

Electrostatic discharge (ESD) protection of electronic circuitry often involves the use of guards and shunt discharge paths. An example of such protection involves protection of a DIP switch, accessible through a slot in a plastic enclosure, from direct discharge while the switch is being accessed.