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Crash and Overheat?
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Crash and Overheat?

by Truwen on Wed Mar 28, 2018 10:52 pm

My CPE has started crashing as soon as I plug it in and it seems to be overheating. I can feel heat at the JST-PH2 connector. It overheats when I plug it into the USB or a battery pack (3xAAA or a 3.7v 500mah lipoly battery). Any thoughts?

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Re: Crash and Overheat?

by franklin97355 on Wed Mar 28, 2018 11:38 pm

Can you post pictures and tell us where on the board the heat is located?

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Re: Crash and Overheat?

by Truwen on Thu Mar 29, 2018 9:34 am

So here are some pictures. The screwdriver points at one of the locations, the other was button B. The heat was hot and noticeable. The green piece is the main area when plugged into USB that it gets hot. The button got hot when the battery was plugged in. The batteries I have used are a 3x AAA pack and a 3.7 v lipoly 500mah battery both purchased from adafruit. The battery pack, however, was purchased from amazon.com, but again it was from adafruit sold by kjd electronics.

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