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    On weekends and holidays I leave my amp powered ON in standby-mode, so that I don't have to switch it on and off every time I play. Is this OK, or is it better I switch it off completely and then switch it on when I play?



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  • #2
    meh, doesn't matter.



    I prefer to turn mine off usually, but amps are fine in standby for very long periods of time.
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    • #3
      meh, doesn't matter.



      I prefer to turn mine off usually, but amps are fine in standby for very long periods of time.
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      • #4
        Wouldn't long periods of standby like this wear his tubes out faster? *And we're back to the noob question even though I know this has been discussed here a million times*
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        • #5
          Wouldn't long periods of standby like this wear his tubes out faster? *And we're back to the noob question even though I know this has been discussed here a million times*
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          • #6
            I leave an amp or two on standby all day when I have time away from work. Between feeding kids I get a few chances to pick up a guitar so I want it warmed up and ready to go

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            • #7
              I leave an amp or two on standby all day when I have time away from work. Between feeding kids I get a few chances to pick up a guitar so I want it warmed up and ready to go

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              • #8






                Quote Originally Posted by Ovid9
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                Wouldn't long periods of standby like this wear his tubes out faster? *And we're back to the noob question even though I know this has been discussed here a million times*




                Negative, the only power going to the tubes in standby is the heaters, and it's only 6.3 volts. They could probably sit like that for years.
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                • #9






                  Quote Originally Posted by Ovid9
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                  Wouldn't long periods of standby like this wear his tubes out faster? *And we're back to the noob question even though I know this has been discussed here a million times*




                  Negative, the only power going to the tubes in standby is the heaters, and it's only 6.3 volts. They could probably sit like that for years.
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                  • #10






                    Quote Originally Posted by KCTigerChief
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                    Negative, the only power going to the tubes in standby is the heaters, and it's only 6.3 volts. They could probably sit like that for years.








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                    • #11






                      Quote Originally Posted by KCTigerChief
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                      Negative, the only power going to the tubes in standby is the heaters, and it's only 6.3 volts. They could probably sit like that for years.








                      See, I can never keep it all straight.
                      Originally Posted by TheEternal


                      Can't you just let Jesus melt your face?









                      Originally Posted by Neilrocks25


                      life's too short not to eat bee's




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                      • #12
                        So long as your amp isn't known for over heating issues and its in a regular environment it should be fine.

                        Like Ovid mentioned will probably shorten the life of your tubes a bit but if thats worth it to you than go for it.
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                        • #13
                          So long as your amp isn't known for over heating issues and its in a regular environment it should be fine.

                          Like Ovid mentioned will probably shorten the life of your tubes a bit but if thats worth it to you than go for it.
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                          • #14
                            Seems like a huge waste of energy.
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                            • #15
                              Seems like a huge waste of energy.
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