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Thermoelectric cooler/module

I'm working on a project with peltier coolers. I want to get it as cold as I can. What would be my optimum power source? Amps over volts? If it helps I am planning to hardwire the device. and I'll have plenty of room for mounting fans on the hot sides heatsink Here are the specs 50mm x 50mm x 3.64mm 245 - 320 Watts of cooling power Operates from 0-15 volts DC and 0-26 amps Operates from -60 deg C to +180 deg C Thanks

lemonie9 years ago
curve12 (author)  lemonie9 years ago
Thank you, but I've already been there. These coolers are new to me and I'm trying to learn about them. Unfortunaltely that site and the others I've been to don't seem to put the information I need in a language I understand. I guess I need an idiots guide and I'm not ashamed to admit it.
NachoMahma9 years ago
. Since you just want to move as much heat as possible and aren't worried about regulating the temp, I'd just hook up a variable supply w/ammeter. Run the voltage up until you hit 15V or 26A. You'll want to do this with the max delta T you plan to run into.