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Is it save to cover the LED of a Toshiba external HDD with tape?

Asked by klaas4 (2186points) November 20th, 2007

It’s so bright when I’m in my bed, because I save all my downloads on there during the night.

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ben's avatar

I’ve covered a bright LED from a clock-radio with tape (for the same reasons), and it’s been fine for years. LED lights are low heat, so I think covering them with tape isn’t dangerous.

Perchik's avatar

I’ve covered LED’s all the time. Exactly as Ben said, they’re low heat.
I’m not sure what simplicity is talking about.

sndfreQ's avatar

@simplicity-please explain?!

samkusnetz's avatar

simplicy is incorrect. covering the LED is absolutely safe.

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