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Any downside to using an USB powered

by Mike_Hanks / August 7, 2008 10:25 AM PDT

laptop cooler?

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It'll drain the battery. . .
by Coryphaeus / August 7, 2008 12:05 PM PDT

faster if the laptop runs only on the battery. Other that that, that's what the coolers are designed for.

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Almost always run plugged in.
by Mike_Hanks / August 7, 2008 9:56 PM PDT

Thanks !

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We have 6 of them in the lab.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / August 7, 2008 12:13 PM PDT

We do some automatic testing and moving to laptops we use them 24x7 so just to make sure each unit gets one.

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Thanks !!
by Mike_Hanks / August 7, 2008 9:55 PM PDT

I a going to surmise that you have given a recommendation.

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I can't do that.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / August 7, 2008 10:07 PM PDT
In reply to: Thanks !!

I can share the success stories but fall short of a recommendation since there is always some crap hardware out there or a laptop that is on the edge and this would push it over. I hope you see the picture.

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