Apple TV: Not Really That Hot

Discussion in 'Apple TV and Home Theater' started by BoulderBum, Feb 11, 2008.

  1. BoulderBum macrumors 6502a

    Feb 3, 2008
    So I heard all these rumors before I bought the ATV that you could fry an egg on it it was so hot! I had all these fears of the unit buring a mark into my shelf or being dangerous to touch after use.

    Well, I just watched my first iTunes movie on the thing yesterday, touched it right afterward out of curiosity, and it really wasn't that hot. I'd compare it to touching a warm plate from when unloading a dishwasher.

    Have people really gotten the ATV that steaming before or were the rumors simply exaggeration?
  2. gr8tfly macrumors 603


    Oct 29, 2006
    ~119W 34N
    Exaggeration? Here? ;)

    Mine's been fine - warm and cozy. Always seemed pretty normal to me, considering packaging and how quiet it is. (new 250GB WD too)

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