As I've seen previous projects with the Raspberry Pi being enclosed in stuffed animals and plushies. I've wanted to attempt a project in a similar environment. Will there be a problem with overheating the device when it's enclosed in such a tight location? My Raspberry Pi is already in a Geaux Robot case, so there's that to be considered.

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    Similar question asked here: raspberrypi.stackexchange.com/q/103/40
    – Jivings
    Sep 24, 2013 at 19:29
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    And here: raspberrypi.stackexchange.com/q/105/40. Short answer; there are no ventilation or cooling requirements.
    – Jivings
    Sep 24, 2013 at 19:30
  • Therefore it's safe. The outside environment would be 100% room temperature for me, so It probably won't have a chance to overheat; I'll assume that placing metal eyelets for wire holes would count as more than sufficient ventilation. Thanks for the information. @goldilocks thanks :)
    – BJesso
    Sep 25, 2013 at 4:38

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The RPi is unlikely to be a problem. However if you insulate it well enough it will of course overheat eventually.

There will be a temperature gradient from the RPi to the out of the outside of you r Plushie.


This is a similar question to: Environmental Tolerance which has an answer regarding the temperature tolerance.

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