[vcf-midatlantic] Any trick to discharging ADM-3A
fraveydank at gmail.com
Thu Feb 8 15:45:50 EST 2018
On Feb 8, 2018, at 1:20 PM, Dave McGuire via vcf-midatlantic <vcf-midatlantic at lists.vintagecomputerfederation.org> wrote:
> On 02/08/2018 12:12 PM, David Riley via vcf-midatlantic wrote:
>> Remember also that glass does have a fair amount of electrical hysteresis; charges migrate slowly through it. You may want to wait a few minutes and do a second discharge after the first to clear up any remaining charge.
> I'm pretty sure that's dielectric absorption at work there, not quite
> the same thing.
Sorry, you're right, I had a brain fart and conflated it with magnetic hysteresis, which is of course a completely different thing in a different application.
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