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June 12, 2015 AT 9:00 am

Automated cooling fan for Pi @Raspberry_Pi #piday #raspberrypi

FULX132IAGM74E1 MEDIUM

Very cool project tutorial from instructables user Sandbird!

A simple design to control a mini 5v fan with python, without the need of a breadboard, transistors etc. All you need are a few cables and a 1 channel relay. I had a 2 channel relay which i recommend, since its almost the same price plus you get an extra controller. A script executing every hour will check the pi’s temperature and turn on/off a fan until the desired temperature is reached.

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