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Re: Using Standby Switch to Power Down

5/27/1999 11:38 PM
Barry King
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Re: Using Standby Switch to Power Down
I have seen this advice before, and it makes sense. However, I always get an annoying pop through the speaker when I power down this way. I prefer leaving amps settings as they are but I have taken to turning down the volume control(s) prior to power down to avoid the pop.  
 
This pop occurs on every amp I own including a few high end amps.  
 
Is this 'pop' damaging in any way? Is it indicative of problems? I have heard that it can be but I seriously doubt (hope?) that 4 amps from (3) different manufacturers would all exhibit the same behavior and be wrong right out of the box.