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Tech Notes   

Date: 3-30-10



Re: Electrostatic Discharge 

As with any computerized device, you should take every precaution to avoid exposing the internal components of 

the Megatouch to electrostatic discharge. The rear of the monitor is especially vulnerable to static. These currents 

can cause the touchscreen to become unresponsive, and can potentially cause permanent damage to the system. 

To avoid static discharge, ground yourself by touching the metal U-bolt on the back of the game anytime you open 

it, before touching anything inside. If you walk away from the game with it opened, make sure to ground yourself 

again before touching anything. 

When performing maintenance or a routine collection, the safest practice is to turn the game off first. Whether you 

do this or not, make sure that the game is operating properly before leaving a location, as static can cause 

component lock ups that can be easily overlooked. If there appears to be any issue, turn off the game for 10 

seconds and then turn it back on. This will allow the system to completely shut down and discharge all electricity. 

If you have any questions, please contact Customer Service and Technical Support by phone at 800-523-2760 or 

215-826-1400, or by e-mail at