Thread: Hot Palms
01-19-2007, 04:02 AM #1
- Member Since
- Jan 17, 2007
does anybody else who uses the ibookg4 get a really hot left palm from the battery area? i get it but then i get twitching in my left hand which is really uncomfortable and i have had to stop using the laptop keys and use a keyboard.
01-19-2007, 05:19 AM #2
Yes, the area to the left of the trackerpad gets warm... but the battery is on the right hand side - on my G4 anyway! I 'think' the hard disc is on the left - which is why there are a series of vents on the side - to aid cooling. The 'twitching' could be from the angle you hold your wrist when using the keypad - I 'float' my hands over this area rather than rest them on the ibook itself - I also float them because I know someone else who rests on the ibook and after a while you get two shiny/darker areas which spoils the surface (purely cosmetic I know!)...
01-19-2007, 05:22 AM #3
- Member Since
- Jan 04, 2005
- Modesto, Ca.
- iMac 2010 27" QuadI7 OSX10.11, iMac 2008 OSX10.11, MBP Late2011OSX10.11 , iPad Air, iPhone 3GS
Correct, the Hard Drive is on the Left. It gets a bit warm but has NEVER bothered me in anyway using it for hours. The side with the battery (The Right Side) is very cold on my iBook 1.33Ghz....Dennis
Mac-Forums Community Guidelines
Users Browsing this Thread
There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 1 guests)
By jmar896 in forum Apple NotebooksReplies: 2Last Post: 07-14-2015, 10:15 PM
By --edog-- in forum Apple DesktopsReplies: 3Last Post: 03-06-2015, 08:52 PM
By beardump in forum Apple NotebooksReplies: 1Last Post: 08-19-2011, 04:37 PM
By Head_Unit in forum Apple DesktopsReplies: 10Last Post: 03-04-2011, 01:51 PM
By superdude in forum Apple NotebooksReplies: 6Last Post: 05-29-2006, 11:45 PM