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    Router Heat Problems

    This is a discussion on Router Heat Problems within the Sky Router forums, part of the Sky Broadband help category; I have just joined Sky but not activated yet. I have received my router and when testing it to see ...

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      Router Heat Problems

      I have just joined Sky but not activated yet. I have received my router and when testing it to see if it was OK it was running very hot after only about an hour.
      I have a Belkin router which is on all the time and this was a lot cooler than the Sky one. I would be reluctant to leave the Sky router powered up all the time because of the heat.
      Is this common or have I a faulty router


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      Re: Router Heat Problems

      I have been using the Netgear DM602 for about three years with another ISP. I am still waiing delivery of my Sky Broadband package. Structurally it looks identical to the Sky one. It does run hot, but not quite so hot when mounted in it's vertical stand. Never had any trouble with it.

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      Re: Router Heat Problems

      Welcome to the site focusman

      Walter is correct if you use the feet that came with it it will run a lot cooler due to better air flow around it.
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      Re: Router Heat Problems

      Managed to find the feet for my router (I wondered what those were for!) after reading the excellent advice on here. I was amazed how much cooler it ran when sat in the feet. It also seems to run much better now too.

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      Re: Router Heat Problems

      if u take the feet of its handy for making wee bits of toast on it

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      Re: Router Heat Problems

      Thats very good news

      A lot of people do tend to wonder what they are for
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      Re: Router Heat Problems

      Plastic tasting toast dtr your nuts
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      Re: Router Heat Problems

      never tried toasted nuts will get back to u

     

     

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