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Should she leave the power on all the time?

My roommate said that a teck told her it was best to leave the printer (Lexmark Optra S 1250) on all the time. Yes or No?

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No, shut it down. The enemy of electronic components is heat. Besides, it wastes energy. If everyone in America who left their computers on overnight would shut them off we could have one less nuclear power plant in the US.

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As a general rule, you need to look at two things to answer this question: 1.) Do you have a good, clean, generally uninterrupted supply of electricity? If so, then it won't HURT to leave it turned on all the time; but if not, you'd be best to turn it off, and even unplug it during storms and other times of like power outages. Power spikes and surges can totally ruin any electronic equipment, and printers are no exception. 2.) Does the equipment manufacturer recommend that you leave it on all the time? If so, by all means, do so. If not, it's a judgement call. Two factors that influence that decision:

  • Some printers take an inordinate amount of time to warm up and cycle to ready—if yours does, you may want to leave it on. 
  • Some printers also use a whole lot of ink when they first cycle to ready, so if yours does this, it will be more economical to pay for the electricity than to pay for the ink. 
I hope this is helpful!
Ken

Posted on Feb 04, 2009

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