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Is there a reason that when I turn my amp and receiver on that my EP2500 comes on with the clip light on? If I turn it off and right back on the light goes out. My goal is to only turn it on once.
 

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Are both components plugged into the same outlet or Power Conditioner? If so, the surge of power from turning on both components at once is likely the culprit.
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They are both plugged into the same outlet, but I have tried turning one on before the other with the same outcome
 

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how long do you wait between powering it off and back on? are you sure it just does not need to go through its power on cycle? I have used several different brands of pro amps and they all go into protect mode when powering on for a few seconds before releasing again.
 

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I never turn off my amplifiers. While controversial, I do believe the most strain placed on an amplifier is turn on. Many Professional Studios leave their amplifiers on 24/7 as well.

I realize it is somewhat wasteful, but knocking on wood, I have had an amplifier fail me.
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Could possibly be a fault with the amp, can you or have you tried them on separate sockets, not off the same mains connection, I have had a separate spur run in for my subs amp and power amp so that all my sources come off a different mains spur...to isolate my equipment better.

Like JJ my equipment is never powered off from the mains but left in standby and never had any problems.
 

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I have waited for a minute or so to see to no avail. I will attempt a longer time. I haven't tried a different outlet yet. I'll try that too. I am afraid to leave it on constantly just keeping the fan running all the time.

I'm hoping that it is the outlets issue. I am close to remodeling the room and adding outlets is part of the plan.
 

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are you sure it just does not need to go through its power on cycle? I have used several different brands of pro amps and they all go into protect mode when powering on for a few seconds before releasing again.
This +1. Some of my amps take 4 seconds or so until they are fully powered on.
 

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What if you turn you amp on without anything plugged into it? Does it power up normally? If it does it may be a power up surge from the receiver. I'd recommend (Always check the volume first!!!) turn receiver on first, wait 2-3 seconds, then turn amp on. There may still be a small thump but it (should) be less than doing the amp first then the receiver. On power down turn amp off first, then receiver.
 

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Well, I received my other EP2500 today and I don't have the problem with it with the same exact configuration. It takes 3 or 4 seconds to warm up and then it is ready. It is something with the amp. I am ok with starting clicking the on button twice to get it started for the low price I paid for it.
 
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