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Wooden Raspberry Pi box with fan
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Nice case. But why would you have such big fan or fan at all fitted on RPi?I have a few myself from day one they released the 1st version, but never have a need to fit a fan or any kind of heatsink on it.
Can't agree more on this ;)
I run my RPis 24/7, some has been on for months if not whole year :) I have it in closed plastic enclosure which is bad too. No issues with overheating at all, I can assure you I am in XBian Team which you probably recognize as Kodi distro, so pretty much same as OE you using ;) And RPi3, which I use too, is not running that hot even under heavy FHD 1080p/DTS playback/strem
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Several reasons, first of them being the device is on 24/7 while being enclosed in wood. As wood is a heat insulator and not heat conductor like aluminum I wanted to have a fan for air circulation. Second reason is that small fans need to spin much faster thus making noise while a big fan on lower RPM dispenses gets same circulation while also being almost completely quiet.Third reason being Pi 3 gets much warmer than it's predecessors under load; even up to 83 °C.
That's completely o.k. I still prefer to keep extra airflow on anything that is a wooden enclosure for electronics or as the old saying goes: better safe than sorry. :)
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