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RE: How hot is too hot?

"it varied from about 110 to 125 degrees F. "

I'm not sure that's too hot, or why it would be difficult to touch. I've been in 110° temperatures, and although it's miserable, it's not painful. That aside, do you know which components are responsible for heating the chassis? That's critical to determining whether this is excessive. For example, let's say a component operating at 100°C - but rated for 150°C - is conducting its heat directly to the panel. In that case, as long as nothing else attached to the panel can be be damaged by 125°F temps (the measurement), everything is fine. OTOH, if something under the plate is heating the air to 100° C, and that's the cause of the elevated panel temperature, you might have trouble. Certain other components under the plate might not be able to withstand that for long. Again, the issue relates to how the plate is being heated, and how hot the sources and nearby components are.

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