- Electrostatic Discharge: Bad
News for a PC! Static Electricity - Shock in a bad way. Stay grounded
when handling your PC components! ESD has a residual build up effect
causing problems down the line over time.
MOV's (Metal Oxide Varistors):
Used in Surge Suppression Technology. MOV's divert surges to neutral
and ground lines. Surge protectors are given joule rating. A joule is
a measure of energy. Joule ratings refer only to the amount of energy
surge protectors can absorb, not what actually gets through! What does
this mean to Users? A false sense of security.