bicycling with OpenMoko

Sam Kuper sam.kuper at
Tue Apr 28 18:25:17 CEST 2009

2009/4/28 Joerg Reisenweber <joerg at>:
> Am So  26. April 2009 schrieb Robin Paulson:
>> it would be very helpful of openmoko, to release any technical docs
>> for the mechanical side of the phone, i.e. the acceleration values
>> it's designed to, so we can make a more scientific assessment of what
>> sort of damping it needs
> FR is designed to withstand a droptest of 80cm (iirc) to concrete. There are
> no moveable parts inside except battery (which might be a good idea to add a
> *thin* layer of foam to fix it for good) and vibrator (and speaker
> membranes).
> I don't think bicycle vibrations / impact is a big issue.
> Nevertheless care about proper protection against rain or put FR in a pocket
> on first drop. Water resistance wasn't a design parameter.

Thanks for this!


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