When assembling the ideal entertainment center, there is no shortage of devices to include. Between gaming consoles, speakers, and so much more, available space can fill up quickly. Then there is the question of how to keep all those electronics from overheating. Ensuring proper ventilation to cool a home theater may seem like a tricky endeavor, but the solution is relatively simple. A well-placed cabinet fan can prove the perfect solution, small and quiet enough to fit in a shelf or TV Stand without causing any disruptions to the entertainment system.
A key element to cooling electronic devices is to not wait until the device has overheated. Pre-emptively cooling electronics not only prevents interruptions but may extend their lifespan, as components are less likely to suffer permanent damage. Thermal triggering plays a vital part in this process. Such technology monitors the surrounding environment and will automatically activate the fan when temperatures rise past a set threshold. The cabinet fan will then provide cooling support without any action necessary on the owner’s part, cycling through varying speeds as temperatures rise.
Convenience is important to consider when selecting the right fan, as are low noise levels. A properly running entertainment system will be difficult to enjoy if background noises are too distracting. Fans built with dual ball bearings avoid this inconvenience by operating quietly and efficiently, aided by a custom PWM-controlled motor.
One final feature to consider is the ability to power additional cooling equipment. With limited space a potential obstacle, an efficiently sized cabinet fan with additional outlets and USB hubs can solve a multitude of issues. First, they easily support USB fans, further lowering operating temperatures. Additionally, they can also power the entertainment devices they are cooling, making for a neater layout and cleaner aesthetic to your entertainment center.
Cabinet fans not only benefit entertainment systems, but can also prove vital in operating editing suites and office set ups smoothly and quietly.