Beeping sounds

Discussion in 'MacBook Air' started by dibara2003, May 24, 2008.

  1. dibara2003 macrumors 6502

    Aug 18, 2007
    so i was bored and decided to put my ear up to the area right of my air's trackpad, my ear was actually pressed up against the case. oddly enough, i am able to hear a somewhat high pitch beeping sound every 5 seconds. anyone else care to do the same and report back? thanks
  2. ert3 macrumors 6502a


    Dec 10, 2007
    this does not happen on my Mac Book Pro so maybe something is underneath the pads in the AIR's

    Or perhaps there is some loos wiring on yours?
  3. illian macrumors regular

    Jan 13, 2008
    Porsche-City, Germany
    Do you hear that sound when your mba is in idle mode? If so it is possible that it is a kind of "cpu whining". nearly every notebook (santa rosa) has this problem..some really bad (dell xps m1330, had 2 of them) others not. (Some people can't even hear it) I can hear that too..only when my cpu is in idle mode. Using a bluetooth device (BT mouse) solves the problem...

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