I just installed my DCT Digital Box yesterday and today I noticed how hot the box has gotten. Is this normal?
Which model of digital box? They definately get warm
These questions are always so subjective, but some areas of the unit might be warmer than others; one might say hot depending on where you touch. I know if you put your hand in just the right place you can actually get right above one of the processors in the 3510 and it feels much warmer than the rest of the unit.
The Portal units with the Gateway can also get a bit warm because they are quite small and don't have as much space to dissipate heat.
Both those things said, "hot" is hard to measure, but as with most electronics the closer you come to direct contact with the processing hardware the warmer it will be.
They get warm (they have no fan), but shouldn't be hot enough to burn your skin.
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