electrostatic bag problem

By chips2481
Oct 31, 2007
  1. I had put a laptop motherboard that I bought on a electrostatic bag and then powered it on to test it. Then I plugged in the harddrive/charger board and the board went in smoke. Just wondering if the electrostatic bag can conduct electricity and fry a board or if I just got ripped off on a "working motherboard" on ebay.
  2. Daveskater

    Daveskater Banned Posts: 1,687

    the electrostatic bag can't conduct electricity as long as it's made of plastic

    what surface was the bag on?
  3. AlbertLionheart

    AlbertLionheart TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 2,026

    chips2481 - why did you start another thread about this??
  4. chips2481

    chips2481 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    the other thread was the fact that it might be the charger board that fried it.
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