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January 25, 2013 AT 1:00 am

Raspberry Pi: thermal images #piday #raspberrypi @Raspberry_Pi

Here’s a great thermal imaging sequence that uncovers some interesting details about the Raspberry Pi from Zipfelmaus.com.

After unboxing and cabeling the Raspberry Pi I did some thermal images of it.
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After 10min in idle mode (96% idle): 39°C CPU temperature
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After 50min in idle mode (96% idle): 42.4°C CPU temperature
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The hottest spot is not the CPU, it’s the companion chip.

In the next days I will post some thermal images of the Rasp.Pi working with heavy load.

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