How about a flat plate on top of the receiver with say 2 inch standoffs at
the corners. The dust can't drop in and the heat can get out. Plus it's
additional storage surface!!!
[mailto:email@example.com] On Behalf Of Bob Nogueira
Sent: Friday, May 31, 2013 5:33 AM
To: Shop Talk
Subject: [Shop-talk] Stereo cooling in the garage
My 40 year old Realistic stereo in the garage finally died. I replaced it
a TEAC unit. The Realistic unit had a walnut case with the cooling vents
located on the backside. The TEAC unit has the cooling vents on the top of
I'm worried that with the amount of dust generated in the garage I'll have a
heavy build up of dust inside the case.
If I place some air filter material over the vents will I be limiting the
flow enough that the unit overheats.? Any suggestions or am I being
Neither unit has a cooling fan,