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Vision

Jetson TK1 with Microsoft LifeCam for Vision Projects?

September 13, 2014 kangalow 6

For the vision projects that I’m getting ready to do, I’ll need video streams. There are several ways to get video, but one of the most inexpensive is a webcam. Webcams have been around long enough that support for them is pretty much considered de rigueur. They’re also cheap enough Read more …

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Hardware

The Heat Sink Chronicles – Salvation

September 11, 2014 kangalow 4

Enzotech CNB-R1 be gone! Bring in the big guns and be done with heat sink fiddlin’. After installing an Enzotech CNB-R1 onto a NVIDIA Jetson TK1, the results were a little disappointing. That made me start to wonder, how does the stock fan get better results? While it is a Read more …

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Hardware

The Heat Sink Chronicles: Redemption?

September 10, 2014 kangalow 0

A few days ago I installed a Enzotech CNB-R1 Heat Sink onto a Jetson TK1. As noted in earlier posts, with the heat sink installed the Jetson tends to run rather hot. While the high temperature exhibited is during heavy load, it’s still a little disconcerting to be within 10°C Read more …

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Hardware

Jetson TK1 Heat Sink Temperature results

September 9, 2014 kangalow 2

After installing the Enzotech CNB-R1 Northbridge heat sink, I ran a temperature test using the CUDA Smoke Demo. Basically start up the demo, and take temperature readings over the next 30 minutes or so at 5 minute intervals. At the end of the demo close the Smoke window. Afterwards I Read more …

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Hardware

Replacing the fan with a heat sink

September 5, 2014 kangalow 1

The NVIDIA Jetson TK1 is a nice development board. With that said, the little CPU fan cooler squeals like a stuck pig. It’s not horrible when you’re in a noisy area like a lab, but if you’re working in a quiet room the whine can be very wearing. I decided Read more …