Questions tagged [temperature]

This is for questions pertaining to the acceptable temperature ranges for the Pi and its respective parts.

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Running RPi 3B without a fan or radiator [duplicate]

I am using my RPi 3B purely for feeding data Flightradar24 (with Pi24 installed instead of pure Raspbian). I assume that usage of electronics and overall load of the device is rather low. My ...
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Measuring temperature by attaching thermocouple directly to the processor

I know that I can read RPi temperature through console, but I'd like to measure it using a standard, hardware thermometer. Is this possible? Can I attach thermocouple directly to the RPi's processor ...
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DS18B20 Temperature Sensor RJ-x

I am looking to create a complete temperature humidity sensor system with 72 DS18B20 sensors. I am aware that each sensor receives it's own unique identifier and you are able to daisy chain them ...
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Raspberry pi 4 gets hot while installing raspbian

I just got Raspberry pi 4 and it too hot while installing raspbian OS. > vcgencmd measure_temp temp=78.0'C Is this normal ? I installed NOOBS Lite from Windows 10 and installed in SD card. It's ...
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What is the hottest part, under light load?

For a hobbyist weather station project I am going to use a Raspberry Pi and a Si7021 temperature/humidity sensor. If possible, I want to use one of the available casings, and enclose my Pi and the ...
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How durable are the Raspberry Pi and the Raspberry Pi Camera?

I plan to use my Pi and the Pi camera v2 no IR version as a wildlife camera. Now my question is can I run the camera in the winter (maybe -10 degrees Celsius) and will it still work like the Raspberry ...
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No thermal throttling in Raspberry Pi 3 model B?

I am seeing that the thermal throttling doesn't work while you read the frequency from: /sys/devices/system/cpu/cpu*/cpufreq/cpuinfo_cur_freq And thermal information from: /sys/class/thermal/...
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is there a way to minimise the effect of the Pi on the Sense HAT's temperature sensor?

Is there a way to minimise the effect of the Pi on the Sense HAT's temperature sensor? I cannot seem to reduce it from mid to high 30s deg. C. Or do I really need a sensor that is external to the ...
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Temperature monitor for a rifle barrel?

Is there any good Raspberry Pi tutorials for making a temperature monitor that can be used to monitor the temperature of a rifle barrel? So far, I can only find tutorials for contact-less temperature ...
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DS18B20 reading double after long use

I installed two DS18B20s on a pi almost a year ago. They have worked great until the last couple months. I am doing a bit of a stress test on them and have been polling them every second for almost a ...
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RPI Fan Startup and Temp Control

Info: I am running a rpi 3b+, with Recommended Raspbian installed, and also with a Noctura NF-A4x10 5V, mounted on the lid, with vent holes, of the official rpi case. I will eventually turn this ...
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Why is Raspberry Pi 3B / 3B+'s CPU temperature precision 0.538°C?

While monitoring CPU temperature from /sys/class/thermal/thermal_zone0/temp, I noticed that the minimal step is exactly 0.538°C. This is the same on both Pi 3 B and Pi 3 B+, and I suppose that it ...
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Raspberry Pi 3B is heating up very quick and PUTTY cannot connect. Is it gone?

I cannot connect anymore to Raspi using PUTTY for a few hours. Short before I saw during boot time some mmc1 110 errors and a undervoltage sign on the screen. At the same time, the temperature of the ...
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Running temperature options

I have new RPi 3B+ intended to run 24/7. I am looking to ensure it doesn't overheat, so am wondering whether having wired ethernet would make it run cooler than using the WiFi? The Pi is situated ...
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Can Raspberry Pi survive outside temperatures? [duplicate]

I am making a raspberry pi outside security camera, but I am scared that my pi will not be able to survive my area harsh temperatures. I live in Illinois, so it gets pretty cold here. Does anyone know ...
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How to hookup pt100 with pi 3 without max31865 for temperature logging

Absolutely noon on pi here. I wanted to make a temperature logger with my raspberry Pi 3 and a "pt100 2 wire k type" thermocouple. I spent the evening googling about it and learned that one of the ...
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Small wireless temperature sensor recommendation [closed]

I am working on a human-care project using RPi. The second phase of project is in progress, and I need small wireless temperature sensor to be able to place on a human body. I've searched the internet,...
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Automatically bring back the Pi while it shutdown

I've experienced several P3B+ automtically shutdown cases, by skiping the analysis of the root cause, I wonder what is the solution to automatically bring back the Pi again while it shutdown, I mean ...
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Pi3B+ automatically shutdown while the temperature is less than 65C

I'm using Raspbian Stretch with desktop which published at 2018 JUNE. I'm doing some performance testing with Pi3B+ by running my application, the application is just keep send/write data via TCP/IP ...
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How to directly get CPU temp in Python?

Goal is to switch an exhaust fan at an outside data-logging station at a solar power station. The data-collection program is written in Python under Raspbian. For reading CPU temp at a command line, ...
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Raspberry pi for extreme outside using

I want to use raspberry pi for a vehicle park project. The Raspberry will stay in a metal box and it will never power off. The metal box is waterproof but its in middle of a empty area so it will get ...
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Raspberry PI 3 freeze for some hours and afterwards its working

I've a strange issue with my raspberry pi 3: The raspberry is working fine, after a while the raspberry stops working for about 5 hours. Afterwards the raspberry recovers itself (without rebooting!) ...
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How long do Rasperry Pis last when run continuously?

(Note, this is not a duplicate of question because my question is based on constant running at a temperature. Just because another question has one point in common does not make it a duplicate ...
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Is it possible to connect a Raspberry Pi Camera Module V2 without any concern to the CSI Camera Connector?

I have recently tried to connect the Raspberry Pi Camera Module V2 to the CSI Camera Connector on the Pi. At first, it worked properly and we could capture pictures and record videos. As part of a ...
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Raspberry Pi thermal throttle

I am running Raspian 9.4 Stretch and access it through SSH. How can I determine whether my RaspberryPi (3B+) is currently in a state of thermal throttle? I know I can get the RasPi's temperature using ...
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Where is the Raspberry Pi temperature measured?

Through the command vcgencmd measure_temp I can get the Raspberry Pi's temperature in Raspbian, therefore I know that it is possible to measure the temperature. Unfortunately I cannot really find a ...
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How Hot Is Too Hot?

I have a Raspberry Pi 3 Model B. I installed Ubuntu MATE but decided to go back to Raspbian as Ubuntu MATE was very slow. But during the short lived time I had with Ubuntu MATE, the processor's ...
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Any way to kill an application on high temperature?

I have a Raspberry Pi 3 and I'm thinking of running a process 7/24, but it sometimes uses CPU too much, and from my last 2 questions, I understood that Raspberry Pi 3 cannot power itself off on high ...
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What happens if throttling back doesn't help on high temperature? Does Raspberry Pi power off?

I recently asked this question asking if the temperature was handled by hardware or software and someone told me that it was handled by raspberry pi firmware (hardware). Appearently performance is ...
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Is high temperature handled by hardware or software?

I have installed LineageOS using PINN on my raspberry pi 3 and it runs fine, but I started worrying about high temperature. You see, when I use Raspbian or RecalboxOS, it warns me with a temperature ...
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What is the maximum temperature a Raspberry Pi 3 can be exposed to?

I need to expose a Raspberry Pi 3 to high temperatures, how much is okay? The place of production is very hot (I do not know how much still); before installing it I wanted to know how many degrees it ...
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AM2302 wrong data and slow reading

I have followed the given instruction in this site. I got no error during installation. But when I try to execute sudo ./AdafruitDHT.py 2302 4 Failed to get reading. Try again! Sometimes I get ...
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TMP36GZ/DS1822 Temperature Sensors not outputting any values

I am trying to connect a temperature sensor to my Raspberry Pi using this tutorial for Windows IoT Core. I have connected all of the wires and MCP3002 correctly, but I cannot read in any values from ...
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Headless Temperature Controller W/ Web Interface? [closed]

I am trying to get started on my first project, and I am already overwhelmed. I will be using the Pi headless as a hot tub controller. I know basic Python, and was hoping to use that to control the ...
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Raspberry Pi 3 as a PC temp monitor [closed]

anyone knows if a raspberry pi could be used to monitor the temperatures of a PC? I think that this could be possible via wifi (for data transferring to the rpi) but I'm not sure. Any ideas? The idea ...
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Powerbank and Pi overheating?

I'm planning to build a "mobile pi", including a powerbank for power supply. These parts are put into a closed case with no air flow in it (wooden case with cloth around it). I don't think the Pi ...
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w1thermsensor is not detected

I am using DS18B20 Temperature sensor on Raspberry Pi. For that I installed w1thermsensor library on my Raspberry Pi. My code is given below. import time from w1thermsensor import W1ThermSensor ...
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Wifi disappeared on Raspberry pi 3 with overheat under no load

I have two raspberry Pi 3 with built in wifi card. I run a program that required internet on one of them the whole night last night. The next day, I say the red temperature gauge indicating an ...
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Saving graphs using Matplotlib is very slow

I am trying to write a python Code snippet which creates 24 figures and 9 subplot and saves them in the directory. Its taking around 197 sec to create all the 24 figures and save them. This is ...
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DHT22 temp sensor. Randomly showing -11.1

I have two DHT22 sensors, connected to GPIO 4 AND GPIO 22 and 3.3V. It randomly shows -11.1 or 11.1 as output occasionally. See the sample log of polling it every few seconds using the "AdafruitDHT.py"...
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Raspberry pi 3 hot resting temperature

My raspberry pi 3 is getting really hot as soon as it is plugged in. Its temperature is resting at about 65-70 C when it isn't doing anything and I've read that it shouldn't exceed 85 C. The room it ...
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Raspberry Pi MAX31856 Thermocouple Temperature Reading Error

I'm working with t-type thermocouple and needs to read the temperature data using python on Raspberry Pi 3. I used Adafruit MAX31856 to connect the thermocouple to the Pi and and tried to read it ...
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Code using up 75-85% of my Pi3 CPU

Sorry if this has an obvious answer to some of you out there, I am however pretty new to python and still in the learning phase. My code, posted below, runs laggy (slower than the two sleep commands),...
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multiple DS18S20 temp sensors without using 1wire

Can anyone tell me if it is possible to connect the multiple DS18S20 sensors to different GPIO ports and pull the temperature on different ports, as opposed to a single wire option where I can only ...
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how to cool down raspberry pi

I've got a Raspberry Pi 3 running 24h/24h at 100%: it is costantly at 70°C.. I'd like to know if there are simple and cheap solutions to cool it down.
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Gather data in rural areas

I am building a prototype with temperature and humidity sensors for rural areas and I am trying to determine which is the best way to gather data, since Internet may not be available (no WiFi). I am ...
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MAX485 chips burning out easily [closed]

I've ordered some MAX485 chips to establish a connection between a RPi and multiple Arduino Mini's. This is working great, but the MAX485 chip on the RPi side gets quite hot. I've burned around 4 ...
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How to approximate room temperature in a better way

I've just bought an Enviro pHAT. The temperature sensor on my pHAT reads around 31 degrees Celsius for my room This sensor is close to the Pi, so it also gets a heatwave from the CPU Is there a ...
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Compute Module 3 current/thermal profile

The Pi Foundation just announced the second iteration of the compute module, usefully called the Compute Module 3. In their press release they've dropped some fairly hand-wavey statements about the ...
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SOC temperature max for Pi 2 (Model B) and Pi 3 [duplicate]

I'm putting a Pi in my attic which has, on hot days, an ambient temperature of 45-55C. A) Will the Pi operate correctly in these temperatures? B) Will I need a heatsink? I've read the Pi 3 will ...