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@bob1234 wrote:

Things are not always what they seem, I have a 24" TV standing on top of a mini box, this you would think was the worse possible set up.

However the TV has a lightweight alloy stand which works as a heat sink and it actually drops the temperature of the mini box 2 degrees compared to free standing.


Fair comment @bob1234 but as the Sky  Q Mini Boxes don't have an hardrive and 12 tuners it's like saying 'the lights are on but nobody's at home'

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@bob1234 wrote:

Things are not always what they seem, I have a 24" TV standing on top of a mini box, this you would think was the worse possible set up.

However the TV has a lightweight alloy stand which works as a heat sink and it actually drops the temperature of the mini box 2 degrees compared to free standing.


When I tested the thermal gradient across the top surface of my mini, it very soon became clear that the plastic case, even with its thermally conductive fillers, still exhibited quite a high thermal gradient across its surface area.

 

I leave others to draw their own conclusions as to how 'breathable' or as I prefer to describe it 'thermally conductive' the plastic case actually is.

 

Sky Q mini temp gradient.jpg

 

(With just an Ethernet connection, all Wi-Fi turned OFF)

 

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@Godfrey wrote:

@bob1234 wrote:

Things are not always what they seem, I have a 24" TV standing on top of a mini box, this you would think was the worse possible set up.

However the TV has a lightweight alloy stand which works as a heat sink and it actually drops the temperature of the mini box 2 degrees compared to free standing.


When I tested the thermal gradient across the top surface of my mini, it very soon became clear that the plastic case, even with its thermally conductive fillers, still exhibited quite a high thermal gradient across its surface area.

 

I leave others to draw their own conclusions as to how 'breathable' or as I prefer to describe it 'thermally conductive' the plastic case actually is.

 

Sky Q mini temp gradient.jpg

 

(With just an Ethernet connection, all Wi-Fi turned OFF)

 

Godfrey.


Yes very similar to the measurements I got with it free standing.

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My parts order was declined as min £10 order required. Need to re consider this tonight. 

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@Donfor wrote:

Thanks @Godfrey I did see the back to back f connector.

Your advise is very much appreciated and cost effective I must say appreciated.

Total £4.51 ordered

2PFADAPTPush fit F connector adaptor  
1OPTWSTWWOption Add an additional meter of white twin Webro WF100 cable to my made up length  
2FBTOBACOne F Connector back to back coupler

 

 


You needed to select and order the initial terminated length of made up cable...................

 

Thus, the correct code for 1 m length of WF100 Twin in White is 1TWINBCW 

 

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Thanks

 

i could phone and make the order up to a tenner or select 6 pounds delivery if I continue to purchase online

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@Donfor wrote:

Thanks

 

i could phone and make the order up to a tenner or select 6 pounds delivery if I continue to purchase online


When you correct the order for your 1 m length of Twin White WF100 the order value will meet the minimum order value.

 

checkout.jpg

 

Godfrey.

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