Maestro Storage

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What is the best recommendation for storing the Maestro for a few months?

Where I am located, the power is guaranteed to be off a few times this winter. If you leave the unit plugged in, every time the power comes back on, it boots up!

And then stays that was for the duration. No screen saver or power down!

If you leave it unplugged, you run the risk of the internal battery running down and rendering the unit inoperable.

Considering this issue, it seems like some sort of auto-power down upon some idle time period would be a very good idea.

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Doug - W3UB

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Official Response
The screen used in the Maestro is not susceptible to display burn-in.  Leaving it powered on for long durations is OK.  The Maestro I use for support and testing stays on 7x24x365 and I use one of the first ones ever manufactured.  I leave it powered by the AC power adapter and use the battery only when needing to test use cases that require mobility.