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Originally posted by adomakin
feel free to flame me for this but could the cooling properties of an ac system be used some way to cool the ic?
Yes, but it would cost you more power than you can make. The A/C makes heat (which needs to be radiated off) and requires power (to run the compressor). It also adds a lot of weight.

A good idea once we discover super-efficient A/C systems.
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