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TOPIC: Why no on/off switch

Why no on/off switch 2 years 7 months ago #13906

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Why does the DDRC-22D lack an on/off switch? I suppose it does not draw much power but I would like to turn off the 3 little, bright, LED flashlights pointing at me. :blink:

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Why no on/off switch 2 years 7 months ago #13939

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Tim,

The miniSHARC is indeed only drawing less than 5W (very efficient design) and mechanically we didn't allow space for it. Maybe in the future we can add it. Adding a switch on the 5V could be done I guess. It's quite easy and safe since it's DC @ very low current. I guess a good idea for future improvements of the platform!

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Why no on/off switch 2 years 3 months ago #15382

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A power ON and OFF trigger with input and output would have been a cool option at least in my setup.
I use An OPPO HA-1 Has a DAC/pre-amp and a BC-Acoutique EX-522 bloc amp.
Both have a trigger, the HA-1 pilots the power start module of the amp.
Sweet thing to be honnest.

Having the same on the DDRC-22 would have been great, one input to get control and one ouput to link the amp.

That being saif there is outboard solutions like a master/salves power strip. The pre-amp can be on the Master outlet and the DDRC-22 on one of the slaves.
Pre-amp starts give the order to the slaves outlet to ouput AC power, DDRC-22 starts.
Pre-amp shuts off, slaves goes off.
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Why no on/off switch 2 years 3 months ago #15480

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I gave a thought about the lack of power management on the DDRC-22s.

Instead of tweaking the DDRC-22 why not going for an upgraded PSU?
It could be possible to propose a decent linear power supply that will be much better than the stock one.
This LPS could feature and ON/OFF swtich, A 12v trigger pilot with 12v output to link other triggered units.

Maybe it could be possible to add other power control possibilities.
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Why no on/off switch 1 year 11 months ago #16866

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Dear devteam,

so at the end do you have any plans to integrate an on/off switch into your units?
It would be much appreciated.
Thanks,
Svevo16
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Why no on/off switch 1 year 11 months ago #16885

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@ Svevo16,

can you please clarify which unit you're referring to? We have quite a lot of "miniDSP" products. Some where that would matters, others where it would be hard (i.e. no space). For the DDRC-22 series it's indeed planned to modify the mechanical panel at the back. Not yet sure when first batch will be out though.. :-(

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Why no on/off switch 1 year 11 months ago #16900

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Do you think it would be possible to add in a trigger too?
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Why no on/off switch 1 year 11 months ago #16902

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Yes, my question was related to the DDRC-22 series. Any rough timing ideas (2015: yes/no?)?
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