Power off the apple Tv

Discussion in 'Apple TV and Home Theater' started by beerglass007, Jun 6, 2008.

  1. beerglass007
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    How does everyone power off the Apple TV?

    I brought one today and noticed its always on and doesnt have a power buttom.
     
  2. tom1971
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  3. MattG
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    There is no true "off" other than unplugging the thing. As mentioned there's a standby but it really doesn't do much. Even in standby it's hot enough to fry an egg on.
     
  4. tom1971
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    My ATV is considerably cooler in standby than in operation mode.
     
  5. TXCraig
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    Its a shame that the only time you see that cool "start up" video is when you unplug the unit from the power and plug it back in. Apple needs to be more "green" and put a power switch in the software so you can turn it off.
     

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