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Back seat/trunk OK for magnetically sensitive devices?

Discussion in 'Model S: Interior & Exterior' started by DriverOne, Jan 11, 2013.

  1. DriverOne

    DriverOne Supporting Member

    Aug 20, 2012
    Austin, TX
    With a pretty strong electromagnetic motor between the back wheels, is the magnetic field large enough to cause worries for hard drives?
  2. bonnie

    bonnie Oil is for sissies.

    Feb 6, 2011
    Columbia River Gorge
    #2 bonnie, Jan 11, 2013
    Last edited: Jan 11, 2013
    There is a whole thread on EMF radiation. EMF Radiation .

    To answer your question, no, don't worry about it. Roadster owners have been leaving laptops, external drives, USB sticks, SD cards in the trunk nestled up to the PEM with nary a report of lost data.

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