bicycling with OpenMoko
roterguru at gmx.de
Tue Apr 28 21:45:29 CEST 2009
Am Dienstag 28 April 2009 18:25:17 schrieb Sam Kuper:
> 2009/4/28 Joerg Reisenweber <joerg at openmoko.org>:
> > 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.
I did one bike tour (~50km), and a few smaller tours with my Freerunner and
TangoGps (before I read this on the list).
I'm mainly on good roads, but forest, too. It doesn't seem to damage the
freerunner, mine still works fine. I use the mount described here: 
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