Zinc plated electrodes

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Re: Zinc plated electrodes

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Re: Zinc plated electrodes

Post by birdburdy » Sat Dec 08, 2018 6:13 pm

Thank you for all the advice so far.

Am I right in saying it's not just about the electrodes, but every electrically connected component along the circuit? I.e. if I use my own banana plugs then I need to make sure these aren't plated?
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Re: Zinc plated electrodes

Post by Stimaddict » Sun Dec 09, 2018 10:39 am

No, it's only the part that's in contact with your skin that matters.

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Re: Zinc plated electrodes

Post by birdburdy » Sun Dec 09, 2018 11:09 am

Stimaddict wrote:
Sun Dec 09, 2018 10:39 am
No, it's only the part that's in contact with your skin that matters.
Thanks. But surely if the ions become mobile they could travel in to you, even some distance down a cable?
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Re: Zinc plated electrodes

Post by Stimaddict » Sun Dec 09, 2018 11:48 am

The ions can't travel along a cable. They would be absorbed at the connection so anything toxic couldn't reach your body.

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