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  Topic: Temperature controlled cooling fan (usb powered) on R7000
jase80

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PostForum: Broadcom SoC based Hardware   Posted: Mon Jan 22, 2018 7:59   Subject: Temperature controlled cooling fan (usb powered) on R7000
There are a lot of examples online of people going overkill on cooling that just is not needed. Raspberry Pis are good example. You see multiple examples of people heatsinking the hell out of them whe ...
  Topic: Temperature controlled cooling fan (usb powered) on R7000
jase80

Replies: 12
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PostForum: Broadcom SoC based Hardware   Posted: Mon Jan 22, 2018 5:03   Subject: Temperature controlled cooling fan (usb powered) on R7000
Interesting and I presume is something neat. However I have found that just keeping a laptop cooler running 24/7 is simple and keeps the router cooler at all times.

You're not wrong! The noise both ...
  Topic: Temperature controlled cooling fan (usb powered) on R7000
jase80

Replies: 12
Views: 2313

PostForum: Broadcom SoC based Hardware   Posted: Sun Jan 21, 2018 18:44   Subject: Temperature controlled cooling fan (usb powered) on R7000
It's usually a good sign you're doing something useless when you don't find anything about it in your web searches...

I did note that 70C is well within operating range, however with 43C days comin ...
  Topic: Temperature controlled cooling fan (usb powered) on R7000
jase80

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Views: 2313

PostForum: Broadcom SoC based Hardware   Posted: Sun Jan 21, 2018 3:19   Subject: Temperature controlled cooling fan (usb powered) on R7000
I’m mainly typing this up for my own reference, but since I’d never keep it filed anywhere logical I figured it’d be best to throw it to the web and let google look after it.

I decided my R70 ...
  Topic: shatd process causing 50% CPU loading (R7000 Kong)
jase80

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PostForum: Broadcom SoC based Hardware   Posted: Sat Jan 20, 2018 7:19   Subject: shatd process causing 50% CPU loading (R7000 Kong)
I decided my router was running too hot (70C) so set up a usb powered laptop cooling pad for it and wrote a scrip to power on and off the usb based on temperature (keeps it around 60C on a 30C day)... ...
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