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2017-10-12 09:39 PM
Just recieved and set up my mobile broadband service. The modem I have is the Huawei E5573 modem, the white one with the yes button in the centre.
My question is, this is my households broadband, can I leave it turned on 24/7/52?
My Mum really needs the broadband during the night, and I use it more during the daylight hours. So finding a time to switch it off for a period of time is going to be really tough. I’m hoping its just like my mobile phone, that I can keep it turned on 24/7/52.
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2017-10-12 10:10 PM
The question is why do you think you need to turn it off?
2017-10-12 10:27 PM
Will it overheat?
2017-10-12 10:33 PM
No. Modems are designed to stay on 24/7. They can get warm to touch but nothing more than that unless they are faulty.
2017-10-12 10:36 PM
Even the mobile broadband modems?
Ok, new question... is sticking to the wall with command strips the same as it sitting on a table? I’d rather fix it to my wall, out of the way, that just leave it sitting on the side table.
2017-10-12 10:44 PM - edited 2017-10-12 10:45 PM
Yep even mobile broadband modems
Sticking to the wall is fine. Just leave any side vents or top vents clear.
2017-10-12 10:48 PM