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Raspberry pi ventilation needs when in enclosure [duplicate]

I am building a hollow book raspberry pi enclosure which has a small screen inside. Do I need to drill holes in the top of the book to allow heat to escape?
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What do I need to consider when creating a case? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Running in an airtight case. Does it need ventilation? Do I need to use fire-proof materials?
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Can the Pi be potted in epoxy?

In order to completely waterproof some basic electronic circuits, I've often used potting epoxy to stop anything getting to the internals. However, this has mainly been with stuff using PDIP, which ...
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How can I create a simple case?

How can I create a simple case for my Raspberry Pi? I don't need an airtight case; I'm looking for a simple and cheap case, just to be sure no one touches the circuit board.
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What is the temperature behaviour of a Raspberry Pi in an enclosure?

There has been some comment about suitable enclosures for the Pi and its temperature behaviour. Are there measured data for this?
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Can the Raspberry Pi overheat in a small space?

I'm planning on making something with a Raspberry Pi in a small wooden box among with some other electronics. It will be working a few hours per day (but probably be plugged in all day, don't know ...
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Is it safe to run Raspberry Pi in its antistatic bag?

I'm wondering if it is safe to run a Raspberry Pi in its antistatic bag for a short while or some long time? Also what about heat? Is it possible for Pi to melt the antistatic bag its shipped in?
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Is it a bad idea to do distributed computing?

Like many users, my RPi will be used as a low-consumption micro server and will be powered continuously. All the computing time is not used and could help distributed computing projects like Folding@...
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underclocking to prevent overheating in the summer

I'm planning on installing my raspberry pi in my garden shed. I'm living in the Netherlands so very cold winters and occasionally very hot summers. So I was wondering: does anyone have experience with ...
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Enclosing the Raspberry Pi in a Plushie

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 ...
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Protecting the RPi against Moisture in a Refrigerator [duplicate]

Refrigerator This is a follow up to my previous question here. My chest freezer came in yesterday, and I brewed two batches of homebrew and placed them in last night. This morning, I couldn't wait ...