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Re: NFC: Peltier Junction Cooling

> >> Has anyone attempted to use a Peltier Junction as a cooling device for an
> >> aquarium?
> >
> >I have considered this but it would be more expensive than just
> >getting a chiller.  You would need a lot of PJ's to do the job, and
> >last time I checked they were about $10 each. Plus, you would
> >have to figure out a way to get rid of all the heat which, although
> >not terribly difficult, adds to the expense and complexity.
> So how many do you figure would be needed on a certain size tank?  Seems
> like as long as your heat loss via the PJ is greater than your heat input
> from the air and from devices, you could, over time, reach the desired
> temp.  Time should not be a limiting factor in an aquarium setup.  A
> gradual change would be preferable anyway.

I will have to check my sources and see what the ratings are.  As I 
recall each device does not transfer much heat.  You would need a 
bunch of 'em.



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