Question Can audio vibrations damage a laptop over time?

neo4evr

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Hello,
I have an HP Omen laptop and a 2.1 stereo Panasonic Bluetooth sound system of around 50 watts RMS.
I place the laptop on a desk with the two stereo units (on the same table) along with the sound system's subwoofer on the base/floor, not on the table. However, when I play audio tracks, the bass from the subwoofer makes the table vibrate which I think is a common thing to happen. And on the same table, I keep my laptop playing games and listening to music using the 2.1 speakers.
So my question is that- is there any chance that these minor vibrations due to the bass from the subwoofer may damage my laptop or its internal components?
I do not have any mechanical drives inside my laptop. Everything is solid state (SSD).
 

boju

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Depends how severe the rattling is, solder joints and any screws could succumb overtime. Wouldn't worry about it too much short term but should probably try rectify it somehow.

Isolation pad or feet come to mind.

https://www.amazon.com/XCEL-Lightweight-Rubber-Vibration-Acoustic/dp/B07KYJYD82/ref=mp_s_a_1_1_sspa?keywords=subwoofer+isolation+pad&qid=1660643719&sr=8-1-spons&psc=1&smid=A1FGUTU6HPYGGA

If your sub has screwed on feet then maybe these

https://www.amazon.com/SVS-SoundPath-Subwoofer-Isolation-System/dp/B00NCSQ5GK
 

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