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Posts: 1
Registered: ‎01-05-2019

Switch generating heat

Just installed a wall switch and it seems to be generating heat. It is reading 90-95 degrees while the standard switches and wall around it are at 72 degrees. Is this type of heat normal? I read before that the Wi-Fi chip does heat up, but a 20 degree heat increase is concerning.

Before I rip the switches out of the wall to investigate, has anyone else had this issue?
Posts: 357
Registered: ‎05-04-2015

Re: Switch generating heat

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Hello axeman007


Yes, the level of heat you are experiencing is quite normal (assuming Farenheit!). All appliances dissipate a small amount of power even when idle, not just WeMos. WeMos consume about 1 watt of power all the time.



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