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Old 01-30-02, 08:24 AM
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Do you leave your powered subwoofer on?

Just curious as to how many of you leave it on all the time.
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Old 01-30-02, 08:53 AM
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Yes...all the time. My sub draws very little wattage while idle and is meant to be left on. Just make sure it's protected.
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Old 01-30-02, 10:31 AM
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Yup, I leave it on. I run it through a surge protector as well.
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Old 01-30-02, 11:11 AM
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Mine goes on and off of stand-by mode automatically, so there is no need to switch it off.
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Mines on all the time and plugged into a surge protector as well. Otherwise I forget to turn it on since it doesn't come on with the remote.
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Old 01-30-02, 11:32 AM
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Yes it is on all the time
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Yes, on.
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Yep on all the time. It has the auto feature, but I don't use it.
I just leave it on all the time.
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Mine goes on and off of stand-by mode automatically, so there is no need to switch it off.
ditto
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Originally posted by Goblincat
Mine goes on and off of stand-by mode automatically, so there is no need to switch it off.
ditto again
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Old 01-31-02, 02:36 AM
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Yes unless I go on vacation
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Old 01-31-02, 05:36 AM
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On all the time.
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Old 01-31-02, 05:42 AM
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Originally posted by Goblincat
Mine goes on and off of stand-by mode automatically, so there is no need to switch it off.
Ditto
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Old 01-31-02, 11:52 AM
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Mine goes on and off of stand-by mode automatically, so there is no need to switch it off.
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Ditto, Ditto again.
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Old 01-31-02, 12:01 PM
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Shoot, thanks for reminding me. I forgot last night.

Seriously, I leave mine on all the time (protected), mostly because my auto0off doesn't always work.
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Old 02-01-02, 09:26 AM
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My SW has the auto-standby option but I found the relay click anoying. I set it to "always ON mode" and used an extension cord to plug it in to a switched outlet on the back of my receiver.

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Old 02-01-02, 10:52 AM
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I usually turn mine off since I only use it about every other day.
May I just ask WHY everyone leaves theirs on? I'd be glad to if there's a good reason for it that I don't know.
Thanks.
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I usually turn mine off since I only use it about every other day.
May I just ask WHY everyone leaves theirs on? I'd be glad to if there's a good reason for it that I don't know.
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I leave mine on all the time; it has auto-standby. When I turn it off and back on it typically makes a popping noise from the surge of electricity hitting it.

I treat mine like a computer...on 24/7 unless there is a thunderstorm. The surge of electricity going to it cold is more likely to damage it than leaving it on.
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Old 02-01-02, 11:41 AM
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I turn mine off.

I have my Dynaco, which powers both of my subs hooked to the delayed on/off on my Panamax.

I guess I could hook the amp to the always on outlet, but leaving them on would be a waste I think.
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Mine goes on and off of stand-by mode automatically, so there is no need to switch it off.
Ditto...I have the Sony SA-WM40.
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Old 02-01-02, 11:24 PM
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I run the power cord for my sub to my receiver, so whenever my receiver is on the sub is on. My receiver plugs into a surge protector.
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Old 02-02-02, 01:21 AM
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its always on, im too lazy to reach for the switch on back, and it goes on stand-by mode.
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