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My desktop optical drive fell onto the carpet from my pc case is that enough to give it ESD damage? It was 1.5 feet of a drop.
    
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ESD? Probably not since most of the sensitive components are housed within the casing.

Possibly jolted the lens out of place. Have you tested it since dropping it?
     
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From static, I reeeeeeally doubt it. From the general falling experience, that's just luck. Probably not though, since it fell on carpet.

Edit: I didn't notice the "1.5 feet" part. So falling, no. Static, probably not.
Edited by abusori - 1/26/12 at 11:39pm
    
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Thanks guys. I tested the drive and is fine, it boots cds, installs games no hiccups.
    
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