How to Protect Electronics from Damaging Voltage Transients Like Lightning and ESD
Powerful storms and bursts of lightning are part of most people’s summers. Local lightning strikes, though a rarity in terms of occurrence, do happen, and the damage they can cause to electronics by way of power surges can be headache-inducing.
Now, for the average electronics user, there’s not much one can do outside of unplugging devices and appliances during a storm, or otherwise purchasing a warranty on them. For the engineer and designer tasked with creating these devices, though, some steps can be taken to protect electronics from random bursts of power….Read More