Time capsule power outputs

Discussion in 'Mac Accessories' started by beerglass007, May 13, 2008.

  1. beerglass007 macrumors 6502

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    Hi all

    I'm looking at buying a TC 500MB and this will replace my linksys 54wrtg.

    The linksys has been running for years and uses very small amount of power.

    With the TC its got a HD inside and the box is saying it uses 31watts of power.

    Does the HD spin down when not in use? Is the power output that hight ( 31 watts )

    Many Thanks
     
  2. netnothing macrumors 68040

    netnothing

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    I can say that 'yes' the hard drive does spin down when not in use.

    Not sure about the actual power draw though.

    -Kevin
     

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