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electrostatic damage to comp. from TV?

By chips2481
Oct 29, 2007
  1. I have a laptop that I am planning on using as soon as I replace the screen and get a new lcd for it. I have had it sitting on top of my tv for some time now, about 3 months and I just thought recently that maybe having it on top of it could cause some damage from any electrostatic charges. Would the tv generate energy to fry any components on a laptop if it is sitting right on top of it?
     
  2. Daveskater

    Daveskater Banned Posts: 1,687

    it should be ok unless you took the covers off and then left it on top of the pc, leaving components exposed

    only one way to find out really :)
     
  3. chips2481

    chips2481 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    alright so if it is in its case it should be protected. Thanks
     
  4. Daveskater

    Daveskater Banned Posts: 1,687

    i reckon it'll be ok, i don't think that static is transferred into the tv casing, just on the glass screen
     
  5. chips2481

    chips2481 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Yea after somethinking I don't think that would be a problem. Remember CRT monitors? Never heard of a computer frying from being to close to one of them!
     
  6. Daveskater

    Daveskater Banned Posts: 1,687

    i have a crt monitor and my speakers, webcam, lamp and ipod are all ok so i reckon your laptop will be fin :grinthumb
     
  7. chips2481

    chips2481 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Cool, that is what I though. Big relief
     
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