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if i was to use a power supply and mod my coolit systems usb beverage chiller, could i hook it up to the 5v or better yet the 12v connection so it cools at 900x the amount it does now (this assumes i change the heatsink on it as well)
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if i was to use a power supply and mod my coolit systems usb beverage chiller, could i hook it up to the 5v or better yet the 12v connection so it cools at 900x the amount it does now (this assumes i change the heatsink on it as well)
I'm guessing the TEC on it is VERY small. If you are asking if you could use it to cool your CPU or GPU the answer is almost certainly no.
    
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I'm guessing the TEC on it is VERY small. If you are asking if you could use it to cool your CPU or GPU the answer is almost certainly no.
To run off USB...5v at 500ma. TINY TEC.
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your better off getting a big TEC if you want to go Peltier cooling.
    
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yeah >150w for any decent performance. This will also likely need a dedicated PSU to power it also
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yeah i have the psu, and the pelt isnt that small, i just want to put more power into it to make it go way colder, it doesnt go cold enough for me, so i want to make it frigid
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