The FD-116xx ships in an antistatic package to prevent electrostatic discharge (ESD). ESD can damage several components on the device.
To avoid ESD damage in handling the device, take the following precautions:
Remove the device from the package and inspect it for loose components or any other signs of damage. Notify NI if the device appears damaged in any way. Do not install a damaged device.
Store the device in the antistatic package when the device is not in use.