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Phillip Kerman
2004-08-30, 10:02
I swear I saw someone else post a photo of their display when off (I can't
find the thread though). Anyway, mine does it too. It's orange/read and
has two pixels a bit brighter on the side.

Is this a problem? Is there a solution?

Thanks,
Phillip

dean
2004-08-30, 10:30
That glow is normal and is the filaments in the display (it's a vacuum
tube!). They stay on all the time when plugged in, as the player is an
"instant on" device, once booted up.

They draw only about 325mA at 5v or about a third of the total power
drawn by the player.



On Aug 30, 2004, at 10:02 AM, Phillip Kerman wrote:

> I swear I saw someone else post a photo of their display when off (I
> can't
> find the thread though). Anyway, mine does it too. It's orange/read
> and
> has two pixels a bit brighter on the side.
>
> Is this a problem? Is there a solution?
>
> Thanks,
> Phillip
>
>

bphilp
2006-02-25, 05:08
To get rid of the glow attach your squeezebox to a powerbar or wall switch and kill the power supplied to the unit when not in use. You might even consider attaching a timer so the unit get's no power feed while you're sleeping for example.

Brett