“Hairy” Dead Short - In a two inch trace? This was new…
I was a new tech with Philips.
A human hair had been trapped (across v+ & gnd trace) under the silkscrean. As it drew leakage current it carbonized into a dead short. The pcb had a v+ short to ground. I trace cut until only 2 inches remained, with no component runs attached. That was hairy
- Shared December 4, 2012