IBM Active Protection System Approach

Erich Dollansky oceanare at
Tue Aug 23 12:57:23 GMT 2005


Daniel O'Connor wrote:
> On Tuesday 23 August 2005 21:38, Erich Dollansky wrote:
>>The sensor will notice already the start of the move. The notebook will
>>then normally be accalerated with 1G as it simply goes into a free fall.
>>If the heads are then moved away from the disks and the notebook hits
>>some ms later ground, it does not matter any more if this event takes
>>micro- or milliseconds as the heads are already out of the danger zone.
> mmm.. There is a static 1G force on the laptop while it is on your desk. When 
> it falls it goes to 0G as it is in free fall.
Do not mix up acceleration and the force which leads to it.


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