Problems with my CD recorder

I think I may have figured out the issue with my CD recorder. It seems to fail more when the weather is hot (as in, more than 32° C ambient). The internal case temperature would be in the low to mid 40s then, and this is probably close to the maximum operating temperature for the device (a SONY CD-RW CRX140E).

Bummer.

So, either I confine my CD writing to early in the morings on hot nights, or I evaluate some sort of cooling solution.

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