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Possible to Damage Helix by Turning On/Off from Wall Switch?

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Quick question for the electrical engineers among us:

 

I've got my guitar rig at home hooked up to a power strip that is plugged into a switched wall outlet.  This works pretty well because it lets me turn all of my pedals on and off with a single switch.  Will I damage the Helix if I turn it on and off this way, instead of using the switch on the back?

 

Thanks!

 

-Jon

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Nope... No threat of damage. From an electrical perspective, it’s no different than using the toggle switch on the Helix.

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Quick question for the electrical engineers among us:

 

I've got my guitar rig at home hooked up to a power strip that is plugged into a switched wall outlet.  This works pretty well because it lets me turn all of my pedals on and off with a single switch.  Will I damage the Helix if I turn it on and off this way, instead of using the switch on the back?

 

Thanks!

 

-Jon

 

I do the same exact thing; however, I still use the power button and standby mode on my Marshall Mini Jubilee tube amp despite it being plugged into the same power strip.  It's only a 20-watt amp; but I don't want to risk blowing anything on the amp.

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