This article lists the essential handling requirements to avoid damage of components and products sensitive to Electrostatic Discharge (ESD). There are a number of measures to be taken to prevent the occurrence of ESD when handling sensitive devices.
We don't see many ESD issues with our products, however, we still recommend to adhere to the steps below to avoid any potential damage.
Warning: Always read and follow safety information when handling electronic devices.
To prevent ESD between the board and the environment, place electronic components on an antistatic surface or appropriate ESD mat correctly grounded, as seen on the picture.
To prevent ESD between yourself and the board, always wear an antistatic grounding strap correctly grounded, as seen on the picture.
For more information regarding ESD precautions and its side effects: