Front Panel Power Button vs. Remote Power On

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Is there any advantage in using the front panel power button over remote power on?

How does the startup or shutdown sequence vary?
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Bill N3HQB

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Posted 5 years ago

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Steve N4LQ

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Yes. It would give me a chance to crawl under my desk twice per day.
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Both mechanisms (front panel power button and the Remote On plug) trigger the same power up/down sequences. So I think the answer is that there is not an advantage other than the ergonomics of accessing the mechanism.

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