[rescue] This Just In: HP to buy Compaq
G W Adkins
rescue at sunhelp.org
Mon Sep 17 10:40:59 CDT 2001
Another problem with Peltiers, is that if they aren't working, they make
And they do burn out after a period of use.
and the result is usually a cooked CPU if you have no other thermal
monitoring mechanism to shut down the system when it happens.
Peltiers can be fun to play with for amusement, but I would never, never put
one in a production machine...
> One additional point. You get a certain temperature
> differential but the hot side has an upper limit on how
> hot it can be. You still have to remove the heat to
> avoid a meltdown. I learned this from experience.
> > http://www.3dcool.com/peltiers.shtml
> > To quote from this site:
> > Use extreme caution. If you've never heard
> > what a Peltier is, then don't even consider
> > buying one. Peltiers are thermoelectric modules
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