DigiOne Player temperature too hot?

When logging into my new DigiOne Player via SSH the CPU’s consistently reporting that it’s running too hot:

Temperature | 67’C : 152’F (Running hot, not recommended)

Has anyone else noticed the same and, if so, any reason for concern?

My DigiOne in aluminium case runs at around 41-42C

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Mine’s in the black acrylic case, which I’m sure makes some difference. I wouldn’t expect it to be quite that warm though. I’ve run Pis in acrylic cases before and haven’t seen temps that high for a system that’s not doing much of anything.

Had similar temperatures running RopieeeXL on an RPi4 in the acrylic case. Quickest solution I found was to turn the case vertically to keep too much heat from getting trapped underneath… lowered my temps to 57-59’C. May also install a heatsink since I have an extra one.

As an aside, I’m guessing the Pi in the aluminum case is a 2 or a 3, which run cooler than the 4 (I don’t think Allo makes an aluminum case for a 4 yet).


Good point on the 2 or 3 vs. the 4, and I’ll try setting it on its side, thanks.

Debating getting a laptop cooling pad to put underneath the Player and my NUC ROCK.

I have other RPi 3s running in acrylic cases (with different hats) and these run run around 48-50C.

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As another data point:
I’m running a DigiOne hat on a 3B inside the acrylic case but I’ve never seen it getting hotter than 56°C (with RoPieeeXL and Shareplay + DNLA on).

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I’ve added two small USB-powered fans to the mix, one on top and one providing some cross-circulation, and it’s cooled down a bit:

CPU temp : 50’C : 122’F (Running warm, but safe)

I’ll play around with the placement a bit & see if one fan’s enough, but it’s sure looking like the acrylic case with a Pi 4 is a questionable option. :confused:

The RPi 4 does run a lot hotter than earlier models. I don’t think you are seeing anything unusual.

Maybe you’d get comparable results with a passive heat sink radiator?

Yeah, I knew the 4 would run hot… It’s just a bit hotter than I expected.

DietPi reports that it’s “too hot” but it’s hard to tell if that threshold’s been dialed into the 4’s thermal profile, or if it’s just a general threshold.

Are you running the latest firmware?

I was actually just looking at that. Allo UI doesn’t show that I need any updates, and apt update only shows a few PHP related updates as available.