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[IP] Static electricity solution
Hey, Pam. I'm going to echo David's answer. Our experience has been that
static CAN be a real problem. Katie was jumping on the trampoline last
summer and handed her pump to me. When we touched -- ZAP -- a static shock.
A few minutes later, poor little Pumpkin was whining on the counter like a
tea pot! Called the 800 number on the back and the man told me to take the
batteries out and let the static discharge. Said it could take anywhere
from 8-24 hours. Sure enough, about 8 hours later I put the batteries back
in and she was ready to be reprogrammed and used (Thank God!!!). Katie now
uses her sports guard with a half a fabric softener sheet in it. We also
put her clothes in the dryer with a dryer sheet *every time*. No more
problems. Hope this helps.
Mom to Katie, 11, dx'd 9/97
Pumping with "Pumpkin" since 8/99
P.S. Congratulations on going live!
> Date: Sat, 17 Nov 2001 20:59:57 EST
> From: email @ redacted
> Subject: [IP] I have a question??
> Hi Everyone,
I have heard a lot about static causing
> problems with the pump and everytime I get up in the morning and put on
> robe there is a lot of static. Is this going to be a problem? And for
> reason every time I go some place in the car and get out when I go to
> the door I get shocked. Will this be something that will cause a problem?
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