[maemo-users] N900 Temperature Question

From: Tim Ashman tim at ashmans.net
Date: Wed Feb 17 20:10:47 EET 2010
On Wednesday 17 February 2010 07:43:56 am Chris Vail wrote:
> A couple of times I have listened to one of my favorite streaming radio
> programs on my N900.  Each time I listened until the battery was used up
> (neither time did I start with a full charge), and I noticed that the N900
> was rather warm.  Now, I listen with the unit in my shirt pocket and with
> the ear plugs plugged in.  My shirt pocket has other plastic cards in it.
> and a sweater over it, so the unit is not getting much air circulation.
> So, I am wondering, am I exceeding the heat specs for the unit by doing
> this?  Would I have a problem if I started with a fully charged battery,
> and ran for more than an hour or two?  If I plugged in the power cable and
> had the N900 on a desk in front of me while I listened, should I expect the
> unit to be cooler over a long period of time?
> TIA for your attention.

My n900 gets very warm on the left side when I stream or download for a long 
time.  It never feels like it is about to melt or anything so I've just 
assumed this was fine.  It is never so warm or hot that I can't hold it.


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