Pinecil died after first use, housing gets very warm plugged into USB
I have a Pinecil that I used for a single session which is now dead (no LED, no heat up) apart from being able to go into DFU mode and accept flashes.  Support advised me because it does DFU, the unit is working and that I should seek support from the IronOS folks.

It gets warm to the touch even when connected to a PC in DFU mode over 5v USB.

I suspect based on how warm it gets in 5 minutes in DFU mode with no tip, that this unit has a serious problem.   Can someone advise if it's normal for the housing of the unit to reach over 50C when not turned on?   I'm hessitant to leave it connected for too long for fear that it will melt or catch fire.

Here are some images:

Unplugged (Room Temperature is ~25C)

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Plugged in for less than 30 seconds
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Plugged in for 5 minutes

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Pinecil died after first use, housing gets very warm plugged into USB - by deftdawg - 06-05-2021, 02:21 PM

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