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From: "Dr Peter"
Subject: Re: Pelitier Device? (cooling an IC)
Date: Fri, 20 Dec 2002 12:29:07 -0600
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Not a good idea, the junction temperature is too high. A better solution is
to use higher spec'd components..
and forget the cooler..
"Rileyesi" wrote in message
> I am looking for information on a device that uses electricty to cool an
> The device is called a Pelitier junction, if memory serves. I've tried
> spellings on a google.com search without finding any specific technical
> information. Maybe my spelling is THAT bad! (Wouldn't be the first
> time...won't be the last!)
> I need to find out if they work in a hot environment. I have an
> where a microcontroller will need to operate in a 150 degree C
> need to find out if a Pelitier device will cool below ambient (which I
> If not, I think I need to put the micro into an enclosure and add cooling.
> Shy of these, any other ideas???
> Any leads/tips/help would be appreciated.
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