Re: Fans, Pi4, and the DRAWS case
It's a personal perspective, but I don't want a fan on an appliance
like a DRAWS. Fans are noisy. They suck dust in and spray it all over
the board. They're non-static hardware that will inevitably fail.
I hope to build up my DRAWS units as (silent) appliances, and tack
them up and out of the way on a shelf, or wall, or ??? and access them
The extra power (and the 2 GB or 4 GB of RAM) of the RPi4 is nice, and
I plan to have at least a couple, probably as standalone workstations,
but on the DRAWS, I haven't seen / heard / read anything that
indicates that the additional power of the RPi4 would be of any
benefit to a DRAWS unit above and beyond what the RPi3 does. Thus, the
RPi3 which doesn't need a fan, is preferable to the RPi4, which does
seem to need a fan, for use on DRAWS.
On Wed, Jul 31, 2019 at 7:06 AM Bryan Hoyer <@K7UDR> wrote:
And yes fans are under consideration--
Steve Stroh (personal / general): stevestroh@...