Introduction: Portable Electric Heater/Cooler With Peltier (Thermoelectric) Module

Stay Warm With This DIY Pocket Sized Heater Made With Homemade Parts. Carry It Anywhere on the go and stay nice and warm . 55°C - 70°C Hot Air Output At 60 Watt Power Made With Peltier Element And Old Graphics Card Fan , Run From Ac Power Adapter Or 12v Batteries !

This Heater Uses Thermoelectric Peltier module ,to generate heat or cold and a fan from a graphics card to blow hot/cold air away.

So Let's Build It !

Step 1: Parts List

Parts List

# Peltier Module

http://www.ebay.com/sch/i.html?_sacat=0&_sop=15&_nkw=thermoelectric+module&rt=nc&LH_BIN=1

# Heatsink Fan

http://www.ebay.com/sch/i.html?_sacat=0&_sop=15&_...

I Got Mine From Old Graphics Card For Free !!!

# Thermal Compound

http://www.ebay.com/sch/i.html?_sacat=0&_sop=15&_...

# Insulator (Anything Like Paper ,Cloth, Sponge)

Step 2: Let's Make It !

Watch Full Tutorial Here

Watch The Full Step By Step Tutorial Here.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ot-OxVsDMhM

Step 3: Mechanical Construction

1. Clean the metal surface of the heat sink and peltier module with cleaning solution

2. Apply Thermal Compound evenly on to the peltier module.

3. Place the peltier module on the heatsink.

4.Then Place the insulator pad to insulate cold side

5. To Fit all these layers use a metallic plate and attach with the help of some screws.

6. Don't Forget to attach protection gaurd for the fan.

Step 4: Electrical Connections

Use This Block Diagram For Electrical Connection of Circuit

And Lastly Attach a Dc connector of your choise

And You're Done!

Step 5: One Step Furthur ! - Heater/Cooler

1. To Make it Heater / Cooler Connect An DPDT Switch in This Configuration before the peltier module This circuit will just flip the polarity as you change the switch.

2. Connect a bridge rectifier before fan so that no matter what fan will get a proper polarity.

3. With The Flick of a switch it will become cooler or heater, but remember if you're using it as cooler connection of fan on the other side of peltier is essential

Your Feedback Is Always Appreciated . See you Soon !

Comments

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luther2017 made it! (author)2017-03-13

how to create etech foil heater

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swagenius made it! (author)2016-05-17

Hi, didn't quite get all the parts for your stunning project. Do we need batteries?

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navdeep singh chahal made it! (author)2016-01-20

can we run it without heat sink on cold side

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navdeep singh chahal made it! (author)2016-01-20

can we use small aluminium heatsink for it

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mihir.sahu.355 made it! (author)2016-01-20

my peltier is 90w can u help to make a power supply for it.and can i use aluminium sheet as heatsink

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mihir.sahu.355 made it! (author)2016-01-20

my peltier is 90w can u help to make a power supply for it.and can i use aluminium sheet as heatsink

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james beamer made it! (author)2016-01-20

Intresting

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Dylan91 made it! (author)2016-01-19

Great idea nice work:)

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