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Viability for 24/7 below dew point?

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Hey guys,
i've just been wondering how viable/safe is it to run a TEC 24/7 below dew point, with an insulated board of course. Is it still a bit sketchy to run it for 24/7 use or should i be 99.999% fine?
Thanks
post #2 of 5
If you've done a good insulation job, you have nothing to worry about. The only problem I could see is if the TEC dies your CPU hitting thermal threshold.
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Ok, thanks man.
Ideally when your controller comes out ill buy one wink.gif till then though
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Ya, cleaning an vaselined socket is a pain. I like running full bore but the heat output in the room was just nuts in summer.
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It's possible..I think Alatar does it.
I know he puts dielectric grease in the socket..and something around..
I'd LET the back..
 
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