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Samsung BD-P1500 Blu-ray Very Hot Temperature Operation

by weaverdd / September 29, 2009 1:07 AM PDT

Anyone noticed the Samsung Blu-ray DVD player model BD-P1500 running very hot tmeprtaure especially on bottom base of unit almost unbearable to the touch ? Will this cause quick deteriation of the unit resulting in failure outside of warranty ?

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What does it sit on??
by givemeaname / September 29, 2009 2:39 AM PDT

I have that model, it can get hot since the unit it self is one big heat sink. Since I have mine on top of a DVR I had to place 3" spacers to seperate them so heat can vent.

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Samsung Blu ray
by weaverdd / September 29, 2009 3:13 AM PDT
In reply to: What does it sit on??

The Samsung Blu ray sits on it's own shelf by itself with 4 inches of air space above the closest Cable Box below. I seperated the two for that very reason but the Samsung Blu ray still gets "very hot". Just curoious if yours gets that hot being you can not leave you hand on the bottom of it more than 1 second ? I have never had a piece of gear that genertaes that much heat whihc can't be good for the life span of the unit. Any other issues you have noticed about this unit ? "Thanks"

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I tested mine
by givemeaname / September 29, 2009 6:07 AM PDT
In reply to: Samsung Blu ray

I have IR temperature thermometer with range of -27.4 to +420.

Sammy 1500, 15 minutes of run time with a DVD, room temp 71.3.

Top of the player range 83-87
Under the player..
Never the HDMI port, the hottest part, 95-99
Drive 84.3
where the buttons are on the right side 74.6


For comparisons.... (room temp 73.4)
My panasonic bd80k (has a small fan)
top of the player range 73-83
under the player range 85-91


My dual tuner HD DVR 86-105

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