timecapsule, on 247

Discussion in 'Mac Accessories' started by petesonline, Jul 16, 2009.

  1. petesonline macrumors newbie

    Jun 16, 2009
    Hi Guys,

    I'm new to mac and wanted to know if it's okay to leave my timecapsule on 247.
    It gets pretty warm as is, so will this affect the life of it, or would leaving it on decrease the life of the HD?
  2. Rhalliwell1 macrumors 6502a

    May 22, 2008
    Shouldnt be a problem what so ever - it is designed for it!

    Regarding the heat, keep it out of direct sunlight and it'll be fine!
  3. rgarjr macrumors 603


    Apr 2, 2009
    Southern California
    Routers are made to be left on all the time. The hard drive spins down after inactivity.
  4. petesonline thread starter macrumors newbie

    Jun 16, 2009
    thanks for the responses, the time capsule for 2-4 days was hot to the touch, but now a week later it's running much cooler. awesome product now that I sold my Lenovo x61s it's time to buy a MBP first mac in my 40 years.

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