Personally, it would make me nervous to leave a piece of high voltage equipment on all the time... Let's face it, it's a box full of stuff that could fry and if it should happen to fry when you're not around, bad things could happen. I say turn it off when you're not using it. Also, I read that it's not even a good idea to leave an amp plugged into the socket i.e. a power surge could fry the amp. Therefore, I not only turn mine off but I unplug em from the wall as well.
Power bar with surge protection will make that moot.Nice to know I’m not the only one.
yep.. sure 'nuff can... back in the 90's I did a lotta volunteer work helping the United Way Agencies with their computers... They're all grossly underfunded.. so they would buy the least expensive "power strip" they could find...A lightning strike could jump the gap between a powerbar’s switch contacts.