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Hopper - Please Post Your Temperatures


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#61 OFFLINE   barryaz1

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Posted 27 May 2013 - 09:06 PM

May 27th readings - 118/107/113 (it's only reached about 102 so far this season here in Phoenix)

 

But what's weird is that my March 18th numbers were 123/69/107.

 

Does this only report the last month or sometime?



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Posted 29 May 2013 - 11:41 AM

Current readings are:

 

High  - 114 F (46 C)

Low - 68 (20 C)

Average - 109 (43 C)

 

Will check again in a week for any variability.



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Posted 29 May 2013 - 11:56 AM

May 27th readings - 118/107/113 (it's only reached about 102 so far this season here in Phoenix)

 

But what's weird is that my March 18th numbers were 123/69/107.

 

Does this only report the last month or sometime?

it's recalculating periodically



#64 OFFLINE   Jim5506

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Posted 29 May 2013 - 06:04 PM

System been running about a month:

High - 118

Low - 111

Ave - 113

Hopper on the top shelf with unused SlingBox AV sitting on top of it:

 

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Tuners: Hopper 2000; Hopper w/Sling; 3 Joeys; Samsung SIR-T351; Accurian 6000;2 X HD TiVo; 2 X TiVo Series 2 Stand alone; Panasonic Showstopper 2000
Dish 1000.2 @ 110, 119, 129; dish 500 @ 61.5
Antennas - CM4228; RS U75-R; coathanger; Funke PSP.1922 (stillin the box); paperclip
Displays: Sony VPH D50Q with HD Fury HDMI input; Hitachi 57F59; Sony Bravia LCD;Sanyo 32" LCD; Panasonic 42" plasma
Sony 80GB PS3; Toshiba HD-DVD

Give me a Finco colinear array and I'll rule the world - HA-HA-HA-HA!

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Posted 29 May 2013 - 07:01 PM

scary pyramid :)



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Posted 03 July 2013 - 07:35 PM

We're finishing a stretch of 110+ here in Phoenix. My garage is where the cabinet with the Hopper backs into and the garage gets morning sun. So you can imagine...

 

Today's temps are better than I even thought:

 

123/111/114

 

Hopper on 1" blocks with fans on both sides blowing in the proper directions.



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Posted 03 July 2013 - 07:50 PM

scary pyramid :)


No, the projector is hanging from the ceiling and all the rest are on 3 shelves bolted to the wall.

I'm thinking of adding another shelf or widening the three I have.
Tuners: Hopper 2000; Hopper w/Sling; 3 Joeys; Samsung SIR-T351; Accurian 6000;2 X HD TiVo; 2 X TiVo Series 2 Stand alone; Panasonic Showstopper 2000
Dish 1000.2 @ 110, 119, 129; dish 500 @ 61.5
Antennas - CM4228; RS U75-R; coathanger; Funke PSP.1922 (stillin the box); paperclip
Displays: Sony VPH D50Q with HD Fury HDMI input; Hitachi 57F59; Sony Bravia LCD;Sanyo 32" LCD; Panasonic 42" plasma
Sony 80GB PS3; Toshiba HD-DVD

Give me a Finco colinear array and I'll rule the world - HA-HA-HA-HA!

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Posted 24 July 2013 - 08:06 PM

I am also using a laptop college under both of my Hoppers. It has made a huge difference to the touch feel of the temperatures coming off the top of the Hoppers. That is good enough for me. That, and the fact that I have no freezes, no artifacts or any other Hopper troubles, and have not for the year I have had this set up.

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Posted 24 July 2013 - 09:35 PM

placebo  :D

 

I have the laptop cooler and the hopper and can make tests with measuring temp of components

not the DVR's case: who care if it's warm or hot ?  if major parts are cooking inside .... slowly and steady


Edited by P Smith, 24 July 2013 - 09:38 PM.


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Posted 26 July 2013 - 05:58 PM

High : 116
Low: 111
Ave: 113

On top shelf of wall stack about 6 inches below my Sony D50 projector.

Pic in post 64, removed the Slingbox on top High temp dropped by 2 degrees.

Second Hopper, a 2000:
High: 102
Low: 95
Ave: 96

Located in the living room with a fan pulling hot air out of the right side of the receiver - fan seems to help.

Edited by Jim5506, 26 July 2013 - 06:15 PM.

Tuners: Hopper 2000; Hopper w/Sling; 3 Joeys; Samsung SIR-T351; Accurian 6000;2 X HD TiVo; 2 X TiVo Series 2 Stand alone; Panasonic Showstopper 2000
Dish 1000.2 @ 110, 119, 129; dish 500 @ 61.5
Antennas - CM4228; RS U75-R; coathanger; Funke PSP.1922 (stillin the box); paperclip
Displays: Sony VPH D50Q with HD Fury HDMI input; Hitachi 57F59; Sony Bravia LCD;Sanyo 32" LCD; Panasonic 42" plasma
Sony 80GB PS3; Toshiba HD-DVD

Give me a Finco colinear array and I'll rule the world - HA-HA-HA-HA!




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