iPad 3 weight distribution uneven

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  1. metsjetsfan macrumors 65816

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    Did anyone notice this yet. Just curious not that it matters maybe for the gyroscope but I doubt it.
     
  2. MultiMediaWill macrumors 68000

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    No I didn't notice. How about you just enjoy your iPad?
     
  3. greytmom macrumors 68040

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    It seems unreasonable to expect the center of gravity to be exactly in the middle as it isn't symmetric inside. Do you think it is particularly far from center though?
     
  5. metsjetsfan thread starter macrumors 65816

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    A little off center seems noticeable. Don't think it matters just curious is all.
     
  6. MR1324 macrumors 6502

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    how did you even notice the uneven weight distribution? like how would you have to hold it to tell?
     
  7. metsjetsfan thread starter macrumors 65816

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    Just by feel and putting two fingers in the center
     
  8. Viper2005 macrumors 6502

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    The left is lighter than the right side, as the circuit board is on the left and the battery is everywhere else.
     
  9. metsjetsfan thread starter macrumors 65816

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    Yeah hold it on the left side then the right side. You can notice the diff that way as well
     
  10. gr8tfly macrumors 603

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    Just doing a casual balance on my fingers, I can't detect any noticeable off-center CG. I have a balance jig for model aircraft I could use to get a fairly accurate measurement, but frankly, I don't see anything that would warrant the effort.
     
  11. MR1324 macrumors 6502

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    yah any weight difference is going to be negligible during normal use. i can't imagine any real life situation where you would be balancing the ipad right in the middle with your finger tips.
     
  12. gr8tfly macrumors 603

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    Try balancing it on your fingers directly under the camera and the home button. It sits level, for me. (It should go without saying to do this over a pillow or something soft in case it slips...)
     
  13. andyblila macrumors 65816

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    This.
     
  14. GoCubsGo macrumors Nehalem

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    This.
     

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