cooling

  1. halfnormalled

    Cabinet Cooling / Ventilation Advice

    Hi folks, We’ve just got a nice new cabinet for our gear. (next upgrade will be a bigger TV, mounted on the wall) I want to get all my gear inside—the Rotel, Apple TV, Raspberry PI, PS4, Switch, and occasionally some other older consoles when they come out in rotation. I’ve read loads of...
  2. Silver Arrow

    Looking to change the cooling fan on an Onkyo receiver?

    Hi All I have an Onkyo 3009 receiver, approx 9 years old, have recently had problems with the unit switching off and on again for no apparent reason. Most notably and annoyingly during the England v. Italy game... The Sherlock in me has deduced it to be a cooling issue on the video side as there...
  3. danmarr14

    Best small room air coolers

    Hi all, I have a small 5.1 setup in the loft in my rented apartment at the moment and was wondering if people have any good suggestions for how to best cool a closed room? The room has a velux in it, on the latch to let air in but the physical window is shut, and I need to keep the door closed...
  4. 4004

    Fan/electrics specialist needed

    This section seems most suitable as it's a somewhat unusual bit of kit, but with some usual components. What I've got is a ventilation unit for my car, which was made by Webasto for BMW. It's an array of 6 IP44-rated axial fans, a voltage converter (it is powered by a solar panel)...
  5. A

    Question How important/difficult is cooling?

    Hi All; Sorry for the poor title; I really struggled. BLUF / TLDR: I realise that PC building and modding is now the territory of enthusiasts, and, enthusiasts enjoy the intricacies of the hobby but is anything other than stock cooling entirely necessary? Can I just use good quality components...
  6. J

    Ultra-quiet DIY AV component cooler fan

    A recent re-organisation of my cabinets to accommodate some power amps and a mini-DSP has left some things a bit closer than I would normally like. I needed a cooler to pull air stale warm air from the top of components and exhaust to the rear. I didn't just want to leave a fan dangling on...
  7. volksball

    Receiver Additional Cooling

    Hello, My Yamaha RX-A760 is about 2 years old and in a fairly tight cabinet. I can feel the heat radiating out of the cabinet and on the top of it. I need additional cooling. I bought the fan below to help. I have space (about 3"W x 7"H) to place it upright to the left of the receiver where it...
  8. T

    Question AV Cabinet Cooling Solutions

    Evening all. I have 4 units (PS4, Sky Q, Nintendo Switch & Blu Ray Player) that I need to organise into an enclosed cabinet with fan assisted cooling. I'm just starting this project and don't want to fluff up the planning stage. In regards to fan placement, I've done my research and am happy...
  9. F

    Question Watercooling

    Hey guys Just brought a new case and was hoping my AIO cooler would fit. it didnt :( So I am looking at a custom water cooling loop to my machine however I have no knowledge water cooling. looking at linus tech tips and few others on youtube but was wondering if anyone on AVF has some advice...
  10. GTDean

    Question Cooling cabinet and thermal fan controllers

    I'm trying to find a solution to cooling my alphason chromium cabinet. Generally the heat is fine in there until I use my PS3 (which is mostly just used for DVDs/blu-ray/amazon video). The PS3 really kicks out some hot air and it seems to just get trapped. The unit has slots pre-cut in the...
  11. mclingo

    New user to LIQUID cooling - Coolermaster LIQUID LITE 120

    Hi, Coolermaster LIQUID LITE 120 is a great budget cooler, at £35 its a bargain, however due to a fault on my mainboard I have only two headers working, a 4 pin CPU header which the main PWM fan is connected to and a 3 pin case fan which I have the pump connected to right now, the pump only has...
  12. Alaric

    Question Cooling Solutions...

    Hi There, I've a Home Cinema build that's pretty good if a little odd. I bought the house with having a cinema in mind and it's a end of terrace 4 story town house that has a huge top floor room built into the eves. It's like a pre-done loft conversion, with two dormer window built into the...
  13. T

    Question Technics cooling fan

    I need a REM 0040 round cooling fan for my SU-A800 but cant find one anywhere. Can anyone help?
  14. mmurdoch

    Question Is there a cooling off period with Sky Q

    Soon it Will be time to give Virgin Media my 30 days notice as my offer is due to end. This is primary down to price as the service has been faultless for majority of the 12 months. If no deal is available with VM im considering returning to Sky for everything, I still have the previous Sky...
  15. M

    Media cupboard cooling, Ducting?

    Hello all I knew this problem would come to bite me at some point and with the hot weather it's finally happened. I completely overlooked the cooling aspect of my media cupboard and now i can't use the office because its too hot in there! The cupboard houses a full 48u rack which is nearly...
  16. W

    Using amp USB to trigger cooling fans

    Hi there, First post on AVF, so be gentle with me! I'm in the process of upgrading my home cinema setup. I'm going for the Sony 65" AF8 OLED, Sony DN1080 Receiver and Sony X800 BluRay player. (Current setup is Sony 55" W9 TV, Sony DN1040 Receiver and Sony S5200 BluRay player). I've also...
  17. A

    Cooling Assistance

    Since its REALLY started to heat up now I thought it was about time I got something to keep the receiver cool, I purchased this...
  18. leeovery

    Question Help with cooling new AV cupboard

    Hey So I’m in the process of assembling a unit from Next and am planning where to cut holes for my av gear. The back is solid, as is the bottom of the unit. The partitions between the sections are also solid. The doors are solid too. So essentially there will be zero natural airflow. I have a...
  19. MisterCrease

    AC Infinity T7

    I've just received my AC Infinity T7 (+ Additional S7 fan) for my IKEA Besta floating Media Cabinet to cool my Xbox One X which gets incredibly hot and loud at the moment running in a completely closed cupboard (zero ventilation). Currently, I have to open the cabinet door every time that the...
  20. Sessen Ryu

    Laptop cooling pad

    My 15.6" laptop cooling vents are at the bottom, and I've heard it's not good to use your laptop on your lap anyway. I like to use my laptop on my lap on the sofa, or on my lap laying in bed... - is the fake leather sleeve which came with the laptop sufficient enough to stop dust going into the...
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