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Fakebook top fan?

I rarely post on facebook, but today I was greeted with this popup:

 

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What's this all about???


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When you pack a bunch of equipment into a 19" rackmount cabinet there a lot of heat generated and the equipment can over heat. In an attempt to dissipate that heat a air handling scheme is used that almost always includes a top fan.

 

Too much hot air?

 

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@Ben wrote:

 

Too much hot air?


It either blows or sucks, depending on the wiring. 😄


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I wouldn't trust it.

 

But maybe it is real.  Wasn't there a point in time a few years ago where NI somehow created a facebook presence that caused posts there to be pushed into the forums?  Maybe it is somehow connected to that.

 

But somehow your facebook account would have to be associated with your NI account.

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@RavensFan wrote:

 

But somehow your facebook account would have to be associated with your NI account.


It's associated with the official LabVIEW page which I am "following". (And I have zero apps&Websites linked to facebook.)

 

(Sorry, I should not have called it Fakebook. It really has nothing to do with books :D)


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If you visit a page often enough they give you a "Top Fan" badge and it appears with your name the next time you comment or post.

 

From most of the comments I see from "Top Fans" it amounts to nothing more than a participation trophy.

PaulG.

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Actually, whether the fan blows or sucks in a cabinet ventilation scheme is usually dependent on mounting direction as most are AC motors.  😉

Putnam
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