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New Speed Controllers for Fans to Reduce Energy Consumption

May 23rd, 2016

Orion Fans has recently developed a low-cost dual channel phase control unit to control fan speed for single or multiple fan assemblies, series OA11/22. It is field adjustable, with the ability to precisely control fan noise,…read more

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Thin “Super-Flow Micro” Fan Offers 0.60cfm

May 18th, 2016

JARO has recently released their newest Micro-Fan available with 0.60cfm. The fan measures 17x17x4 mm (at 15,000rpm), and offers a static pressure  of 2.413 mm H2O, according to JARO. With operating voltages from 2.8 to…read more

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New Skived-Copper Fan Heat-sink Keeps Intel Servers Cool

May 18th, 2016

JARO has recently released their new low-profile, 1U CPU cooler with a heat-sink and blower, model JCC00066. Specifically designed for use with data storage, high-density, backup, or cloud servers, JARO’s cooler works well for Intel processors…read more

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Recall On Overheating Laptop Battery Packs

May 17th, 2016

(March 31, 2016) Toshiba recently issued a voluntary recall on its laptop battery packs for potential burn and fire hazards from overheating. According to ConsumerReports.org, the battery packs were manufactured by Panasonic and installed in…read more

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Laptops May Start Producing Far Less Heat

May 17th, 2016

(May 10, 2016) Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s postdoc Cui-Zu Chang and his colleagues have been “working to create devices with components which have little [to no] resistance to the flow of electricity” in laptops, according…read more

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Industry’s First Portable Measurement Equipment to Improve Thermal Efficiency

May 2nd, 2016

SANYO DENKI has recently developed and launched the first portable measuring equipment that measures the system impedance and operating airflow of devices. The San Ace Airflow Tester claims to “improve the thermal efficiency of a…read more

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Software Update Leads to Device Failure by Overheating

May 2nd, 2016

(April 29, 2016) The new Nextfit Robin, an Android-based smartphone, experienced a major cooling malfunction after a recent software update which resulted in the phones overheating. The device normally heats up a bit when performing everyday…read more

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World’s Thinnest Laptop Runs on ‘Hyperbaric’ Cooling

April 11th, 2016

HP has recently released the world’s thinnest laptop – the Spectre 13.3” notebook, which cools its CPUs with what HP calls ‘hyperbaric cooling technology’. This system features two ultra-thin fans, a heat-pipe, and a special…read more

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New Energy Efficient Air-to-Air Outdoor Cooler Released

March 29th, 2016

Laird has released its new air-to-air outdoor cooler, the AA-480 Series, that is smaller and more energy efficient than similar units on the market. The cooler has “480 Watts of cooling power and a Coefficient…read more

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Diamonds May Take Silicon’s Place in Future Smartphones

March 28th, 2016

A startup called Akhan Semi suggests lab-grown diamonds can cool electronics more efficiently than silicon. Silicon costs a lot to keep cool, but lab-grown diamonds could eliminate cooling fans and heat sinks since they already…read more

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New Refrigerant-Based Rack and Row Cooling Solution for IT Equipment

March 21st, 2016

Rittal Corporation has recently introduced a new refrigerant-based rack and row cooling solution, LCP DX, for heat removal of critical IT components. The Rittal Rack LCP DX “puts the cooling only where needed to protect…read more

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Registration for Thermal Conference Opens

March 21st, 2016

ITherm 2016 has now opened registration for the conference running from May 31 to June 3, 2016 at the Cosmopolitan Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada. ITherm 2016 is the leading international conference for scientific and…read more

New PWM Temperature Controller for Liquid Chiller

February 19th, 2016

TECA Corporation’s TLC-900 Bench Top Liquid Chiller has recently been upgraded with a Pulse Width Modulating (PWM) controller incorporating four PID temperature ranges. This upgrade will improve temperature control over a wide temperature range while…read more

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New High Static Pressure Fan Released

January 20th, 2016

Recently SANYO DENKI has released their new high static pressure fan, the San Ace 60 9HV type. The San Ace 60 9HV type is 60 x 60 x 38 and has a PWN control function,…read more

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