why is my freerunner magnetic?

Al Johnson openmoko at mazikeen.demon.co.uk
Tue Dec 2 10:35:35 CET 2008

On Tuesday 02 December 2008, Robin Paulson wrote:
> 2008/12/2 Joel Newkirk <freerunner at newkirk.us>:
> >> the area in question is directly behind the battery connectors (i.e.
> >> away from the battery), pretty much behind the bottom-left corner of
> >> the screen, and is about 30mm x 30mm. it's more noticeable with the
> >> back taken off
> >
> > There are two speakers, you know... ;)
> not in the freerunner:
> http://wiki.openmoko.org/wiki/Neo_1973_vs_Neo_FreeRunner

The location you mention may be closer to the vibrate motor than the speaker. 
Both probably have some stray magnetic field though.

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