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  1. Samuel Des

    Samuel Des Supporting Actor

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    Is it bad for your receiver to unplug it when not in use; and then plug it back in? i.e., will this cycle shorten the life of the receiver?
     
  2. ColinM

    ColinM Cinematographer

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    No, no problem with that.

    You may lose the saved info, though, depending on the model. Some have a memory for power outages, some don't.

    It's only recommended to do that if you live in thunderstorm country, or if your power is notoriously 'dirty'.

    Have Fun!

    - CM
     
  3. Samuel Des

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    Thanks Colin. So, if I do this on a daily basis, there should be no problem? This is just a hypothetical question. I was thinking that I might save a little in electricity if I unplugged a few electronics when not in use.
     
  4. ColinM

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    Then don't do it. You will save about $.50 a month.
    Or, get a power strip with a switch. Same effect, less wear and tear on the power cord.
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