Switcher PS temperature...

From: Eric Smith <eric_at_brouhaha.com>
Date: Fri Jan 14 12:13:09 2005

Bill wrote:
> Anyway, after about 10 minutes of
> operation with the case open and the new PS sitting off
> to one side (clear all around), the two heat sinks are too
> hot to touch. Is that normal operation for this kind of
> supply?

No. They're expected to be hot, but you should be able to
keep your fingers on them for a couple of seconds.

WARNING: The heat sinks on open-frame switchers may be
electrically hot as well as thermally.

Received on Fri Jan 14 2005 - 12:13:09 GMT

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