need help in static electricity detector

Discussion in 'General Electronics Chat' started by arnab321, Jan 16, 2008.

  1. arnab321

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  2. beenthere

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    Yes. It will be sensitive to the length of the wire antenna.
     
  3. cumesoftware

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    It might work indeed, but use a JFET and not a MOSFET, since MOSFETs are static sensitive and will be damaged that way.
     
  4. Audioguru

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    Similar projects say to leave the gate and resistor of the Jfet in the air and not connected on a circuit board.
     
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