Electro Static Discharge (ESD) protection for dive computers.
Suunto has of March 2016 set a directive for all Suunto service technicians to follow.
Only service centre’s that have ESD protection in place are allowed to service Suunto computers.
- What is ESD?
- How can it harm my computer?
- How do I know if the service centre has ESD protection in place?
- Do you know how much voltage is needed to damage a computer?This directive also protects any other dive computer from ESD.
Oceanic, Apeks, Uemis, Scubapro, Aladin, etc.
The blue mat is an electrical discharge mat to remove erranous static.
The technician is also wearing a blue wristband which is also connected to earth any static.