Keeping the iPad cool...

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Hey doods!

I noticed that on warmer days my iPad 12.9" Air Pro Gen 3 gets kind of warm. When it gets too warm, the display dims. I don't like it when the display dims.

About a month ago my business partner gave me this kewl fan. I didn't think much about it at the time, so I tossed it in the back of my car and forgot about it.

Well sure enough, today while on a job the iPad dimmed. I felt the back of the iPad and, indeed, it was warm. I remembered the fan (which has 3 settings), and put it on the iPad. I put the fan on the medium setting and within 2 minutes the iPad was much cooler. After two minutes I set the fan to the lowest setting, and the iPad stayed cool to the touch for the rest of the shoot.

The fan is rechargeable via a Micro USB cable. So, in theory, I could actually run it off my car battery for long shoots.

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Has anybody else done this?

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2020-10-17: Added new photos of the fan:

The smiley face tells us this is from China.

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From left to right: Micro USB charging port, power button, charge indicator light.
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