About EM fields?

By razzvanbot
Mar 19, 2008
  1. Could an mobile electromagnetic field damage computer parts if it were place in vecinity of a computer.........??
  2. kimsland

    kimsland Ex-TechSpotter Posts: 14,523

    Yes, especially wireless modems
  3. Eddie_42

    Eddie_42 TS Rookie Posts: 173

    Id doubt that a wireless modem could produce enough of a field to cause damage, maybe at best, interfere (make a little noise in a signal). Compared to the strength of signal being transmitted on the computer, the noise isnt a factor.

    You aren't going to cause a spark or corrupt sectors with your wireless modem, if you could, the FTC, FCC, and FAA would be all over it, and it would never make production.
  4. kimsland

    kimsland Ex-TechSpotter Posts: 14,523

    Tell that to any ISP support department (that's probably not saying much anyway!)
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