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Simple pelt question

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EBFoxbat

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Mar 8, 2002
Location
EB, MA
Will I kill a pelt if I run it w/o above ambiant temp applied to the cold side?

I want to chill some water... Could I rig it up to a pelt? I don't plan on freezeing the water, so I won't leave the pelt on all the time, and i dont need a high-watt pelt. I just dont want to kill it.

This is for a computer unrelated project. Though it does have the same effect as pelt cooling a radiator in a watercooling rig... thoughts please...
thanks
 

Diggrr

Underwater Senior Member
Joined
Nov 29, 2001
On the cold side of a pelt, you don't need anything to run it. It's a heatpump, and as such, will pump heat from a cpu, gpu, projects, beer, air, whatever you'd like.

On the hot side of a pelt, you must have a heasink and fan, as all the heat it is removing from the coldside is going to the hotside, as well as some 75% of the wattage it consumes from your power supply (assuming 25% efficiency, which is too gracious :p ).

That about cover it?