How some vendors ship chips

This is what I have just received from AliExpress – pair of SSD1963 display drivers. Packaged in a cut-off piece of the plastic tray and wrapped – in a plastic foil! I understand that an anti-static bag is more expensive, but this is ridiculous. I do wonder how many returns because of ESD damage does the vendor have. But at least the plastic tray is there – I have once received some STM32 microcontrollers taped to a piece of veroboard and saran wrapped.

 

After removing from a padded envelope …

Unpacking ...

Unpacking …

 

 

 

 

 

More unpacking ...

More unpacking …

And unpacked!

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