Eero Pro 6 getting warm to hot
Hi, my few weeks old Eero Pro 6 is getting warm to hot above and below the surface. I have put a mesh under the router so the air can circulate as i do not want heat to be trapped under it, long term cannot be good for the electronic components inside. Is about 98 F on the top and 108 F on the bottom.
Is it normal to get warm to hot ? any experience with it appreciated.
eeros use heatsink technology and will get warmer depending on the traffic going through them. If you start to notice speed decreases or eero restarts it could be that the eeros are over heating and going through an automatic system to prevent the eeros from damaging themselves or creating dangers externally. I have included an article below that will go over placement guidelines for eeros. Take a look at it when you can. It could be that your eero is just in a place that is causing it to hold heat more than it should.
Regardless, keep a close eye on the eero. Because if it is overheating we will want to get that replaced asap before it becomes a hazard and you may want to call our support line sooner rather than later so we can look and see if we are getting any overheating flags in the system.
Thanks for your reply and the article. The router is in a cool place. I checked on general electronics and 108 F looks that electronics are able to handle and is within normal range. I have also noticed on all four sides there is scalloped/concave edge so there should be some air movement underneath the Eero for air to circulate, since there are no vents anywhere on the device. So I think we good on this.
Thanks for your input.
I wonder is this related to it getting warm when I updated to iOS16 I started having a strange problem where I have to reset my Apple Phone and Apple Pro Max tablet which is strange as I have only got the the Eero Pro 6 Mesh router as part of my FTTH install.
Strange the light on mine stays white like normal maybe it is just my phone not liking the password if only you could use a longer password would maybe stop the problem happening
I am having similar issue with my Eero Pro 6, running very hot. There are no vents on this device, I checked the temp the base is 121F' and the top is 112F', not sure how long this will last at these temps. I have only had it two months installed by frontier.
Can you place it on a table not on the floor?
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