Raspberry Pi made a tiny $5 fan for cooling down your miniature computer

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The Raspberry Pi Foundation has been on a roll this year with cool new hardware: there’s the upgraded Raspberry Pi 4; the new Raspberry Pi camera; and my personal favorite: the Raspberry Pi 400, a keyboard that’s actually a fully self-contained computer. Its latest product is a little more humble: a $5 fan and heatsink set that’s designed to keep your Raspberry Pi 4 cool, even for the most demanding overclockers.

Fan cases for a Raspberry Pi aren’t exactly new, but there’s something particularly charming to me about the official model, like the satisfying way it clips onto the existing “official” Raspberry Pi 4 case or the bespoke heatsink that’s perfectly sized for the mini-computer’s processor.

While the idea of adding a fan to a…

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