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What is Ambient Temperature Pertaining to Electronics?

What is Ambient Temperature Pertaining to Electronics?
« on: October 01, 2017, 08:46:PM »
What exactly is ambient temperature pertaining to electronics? I'm assuming it just means the temperature surrounding an electronic component.
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Re: What is Ambient Temperature Pertaining to Electronics?
« Reply #1 on: October 02, 2017, 06:22:AM »
What exactly is ambient temperature pertaining to electronics? I'm assuming it just means the temperature surrounding an electronic component.

That's correct. Ambient air temp is the air temperature in the immediate chamber that contains an energized electronic component or assembly. An assembly or individual component's heat sinks rely on a lower ambient temperature in order to dissipate heat away from sensitive electronics.


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