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1209 Views 1 Reply Latest reply: Apr 11, 2009 10:50 AM by Tesserax
Currently Being ModeratedApr 11, 2009 10:50 AM (in response to mcwammer)Hello mcwammer. Welcome to the Apple Discussions!
Yes, it is normal for the AirPort Extreme Base Station (AEBS) to run "hot." Beneath the top surface is a rather large heat sink which is designed to allow heat to be radiated from the unit during operation.
If you're curious on what is inside, take a look at the following article: The Airport Extreme, version n, dissected. Mac Mini 1.66 GHz Core Duo 2 GB RAM 100 GB HD, Mac OS X (10.5.6), MacBook 2.4 GHz Core 2 Duo 4 GB RAM 160 GB HD PowerMac 1.2 GHz G4 1.5 GB RAM