Insufficient cooling is a problem that many notebook owners face. What is cooling pad for laptop and how can you make it yourself? The Country of Councils will tell about it.
Limited space inside the laptop,the lack of the possibility of installing additional cooling fans in the laptop - all this led to the emergence of special cooling stands for laptops. A cooling pad for a notebook increases the efficiency of its cooling. Compared to desktop PCs, laptops are more prone to the risk of overheating and that's why effective cooling of the laptop is so important.
The cooling pad for a laptop is a design from materials that divert heat well, on whichone or more fans are installed. Modern cooling stands allow you to change the angle, prevent accidental slippage of the laptop, contribute to more convenient use of the laptop. Power cooling pad for a laptop gets, usually through a USB interface.
Cooling stands for laptops are quite common and they can be purchased in almost any computer equipment store. When choosing a cooling stand, attention should be paid to several basic parameters: the number and power of the fans, stand material, stand dimensions.
In cooling notebook stands, usually from 1 to 4 fans are used. Do not chase the number of fans,because the more fans are present on the stand, the more noise they make. If there is only one fan in the stand, then it should have sufficient power. If there are several fans in the stand, then it is desirable that they are located closest to the most heated areas of the laptop.
The cooling pad for the laptop is made of aluminum, plastic. The weight of the aluminum stand can reach 1 kg andhigher. The plastic stand weighs less. The dimensions of the stand are chosen in accordance with the dimensions of the notebook itself, there are also universal models that are adjustable in size.
When choosing a cooling stand, you should pay attention to the location of the holes through which air is accessed to the laptop. Optimal option - the location of the holes on the stand as close as possible to the location of the air intake holes on the bottom panel of the laptop.
If the purchase of a cooling stand is not possible for some reason, You can try to make such a stand yourself. Cooling the laptop with their own hands is pretty simple.
To make a cooling stand, you will need metal (aluminum sheets) or plastic (plexiglass sheets). The size of the laptop from metal sheets or plexiglas cuts the top and bottom cover of the stand, side faces, back cover. On the top cover of the stand, holes are marked and drilled, through which air will be supplied to the laptop by the fans.
Determine the location of the holes can be by placing the laptop for a while on the cover of the stand. The most heated areas are marked - in particularthese locations, it is advisable to drill holes and place fans. Also holes are drilled for fixing the fans. Bores for air intake are drilled on the back or side surfaces of the stand.
The cooling pad for a laptop made of metal is fastened with screws. A plexiglass stand can be assembled by gluing its parts with such a composition: 3 g of chips left after cutting plexiglass, 100 g of dichloroethane. With continuous stirring of the resulting mixture, the chips are dissolved, after which the composition for 2 days should be left in a dark place.
Before bonding, the surfaces to be bonded are cleaned and degreased. Gluing is done by butt, glue is applied with a brush to both fastened surfaces.
To gain access to the fans one of the covers of the stand should be made detachable. Fans are located "on the blowing". To work the resulting stand you need a power supply, with which the fans are connected. The required fan power depends on the number and power of the fans.