3.1.3.7. Cooling options

For additional cooling we recommend a 30mm or 25mm fan. You can utilize the power connector on the board to power the fan, however please note that it supplies only 5 V. The power connector is located between micro-SD socket and the host USB connector.

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Red Pitaya power connector.

Note

Power connector is a standard 2-pin 0.1” connector.

Supplies only 5V.

3.1.3.7.1. Assembly

  1. Replace fans 0.05” plug with a standard 2-pin 0.1” connector.

  2. Connect the black wire to the negative terminal and the red wire to the positive terminal. Markings are visible in the picture above.

  3. Attaching the fan to the heat sink using two screws as shown in the picture bellow.

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Red Pitaya with attached fan.

3.1.3.7.2. Measurements

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Temperature measured with the fan turned off and on combined with low and high CPU load.