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Hey guys....I was wondering what is a real world equivalent of 1500g shock. I've read that's what SSDs can take. For example...if I dropped something from 5 feet onto a thin rug, how much shock is that? (average of course)
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Basically that means that 1500 G rating means that it can fall 1500 times further than the stopping distance.

So something like 1.5 meters... assuming the rug provides about 1mm of stopping distance.

http://www.physicsforums.com/showthread.php?t=205824
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You would have to measure the speed it's traveling at a free fall then convert it into G's.

1G = 32 f/s²

Earth's gravity = 9.8 m/s²
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Quote:
Originally Posted by anoob View Post

You would have to measure the speed it's traveling at a free fall then convert it into G's.

1G = 32 f/s²

Earth's gravity = 9.8 m/s²


Agreed! Velocity doesn't hurt anything... it is that sudden stop at the end! wink.gif
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