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post #1 of 5 Old 12-05-2012, 08:27 AM - Thread Starter
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I recently got my first sub (used JBL Venue Sub10) and I am wondering which will maximize subwoofer amp life - turning it off when not in use or using standby mode?

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If it is a class D amp then there would be no significant difference.

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It is a class D.

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The power consumption difference is even negligible. You could save a small (maybe 10 watts) amount of electric by turning it completely off. But for all intents and purposes when in standby the amp is off.

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Thanks for the info guys.

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