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"Beagle Bone Box" heat dissipation?
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"Beagle Bone Box" heat dissipation?

by oldprogrammer on Sat Aug 11, 2012 1:50 pm

My first Bone project will be primarily software only (with a USB device attached). I've purchased a Bone Box for it, but - being sealed and plastic - I'm wondering if that will allow enough heat dissipation to safely run the board 24x7 in a banned environment (figure around 75 degree F).

I might be able to throttle down the processor to 500 MHz to help, but I'm not certain about that yet.
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Re: "Beagle Bone Box" heat dissipation?

by adafruit on Sat Aug 11, 2012 6:05 pm

its not sealed, and the bone does not get hot. its a fanless chip designed for this type of enclosure and use

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Re: "Beagle Bone Box" heat dissipation?

by oldprogrammer on Sat Aug 18, 2012 2:55 pm

Thanks!
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