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Re: [vox] an astounding discovery

On Sunday 12 May 2002 02:24 pm, Peter Jay Salzman wrote:
> discovery #136:
> it is possible to accidentally touch the insides of a power supply,
> before rectification and regulation, and live.
> however, i don't recommend it; cheap thrills are better obtained through
> the binary usenet newsgroups...

Ouch, did you get burned?

Just remember the one hand rule;

"When working with high powered circuits keep one hand in your pocket"

The idea being that this prevents a path accross your chest. You'll also want 
not to have your body grounded........
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