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    Hello, I recently bought a VCI 400se , and wondering if I can plug the power supply in all the time, meaning even when not using the console. It is possible that in time to ruin the power supply if stays all the time plug in?

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    Is that a noob question, or anyone haven't wonder this thing?

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    I leave my in when at home. I just turn the switch off. Been about a year now and no problems
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    Quote Originally Posted by fitzyp View Post
    I just turn the switch off
    The switch off on the vci unit you mean?

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    Yah the switch on the back of the unit
    Macbook Pro : Traktor Pro 2 : VCI 400SE : Maschine : Midifighter Classic : Akai MPKmini : Akai MPD16 custom : Komplete Audio 6 : VCI 100SE Arcade #87/100 : Check out my mixes at http://soundcloud.com/2089a-d

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    Transformers have a really long life in general use, however the heat created is costing you money, and a fireman/health and safety type would call it a fire risk.
    Personally, I unplug mine as I put all the leads away as they are otherwise in the way, but doesn't matter either way

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    Tks a lot for your advise. I think i will unplug, just to be safe.

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