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Old 10-02-2012, 12:20 PM
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Originally Posted by mr_clueless View Post
If it's sampling at 100 times a second, then 500 msec does actually sound reasonable. It would probably take 10 or so samples before deciding whether to change and by how much, then it I'm sure it take some time to adjust the mechanicals to that setting.
Seems unlikely to me. Unfortunately it would require a detailed analysis of what the suspension does in actuality to know for sure. It defeats the point of having active suspension if there is a 1/2 second lag time to react to road conditions, especially for a car designed to be driven at very high speeds.

All I can say is that while I don't track cars (I do track motorcycles or more accurately used to) I don't detect any hesitation in the suspension. I am sure that for track or pseudo-track use a properly dialed in static suspension is more effective than the m-adaptive suspension but most of us don't track our cars or drive on public roads like we would drive on the track.
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