bicycling with OpenMoko

Marcel tanuva at
Tue Apr 28 18:33:13 CEST 2009

Am Dienstag, 28. April 2009 18:25:17 schrieb Sam Kuper:
> 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!

Maybe wrapping the FR in wrapping film works (At least as a short-term hacky 
solution :) ). Excluding the screen would be good to prevent unnessecary 
reflections though.


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