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“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