Depends. If you want it to sound good then leave it on. If you don't care then turn it off.
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I leave my entire system on 24/7. That way it is always ready to perform when I want to listen. And yes, I have 5 tubes in my system and they remain quiet and musical. Don't over think it! And if doing so would compromise the tubes' lifespan, so what? Great tubes are available at very reasonable prices these days.😀👂🏻
Not trying to be a wise guy, but if it only takes a 1/2 hour to sound optimum, why bother leaving it on 24/7? Is there a sonic difference? If there isn't does that mean that we're all leaving our gear on to be able to 'save' a 1/2 hour? Here's the thing, I've tried both ways, and I'm hard-pressed to hear the difference. So, even though I've been at this for decades, I'm left with the old basic, rookie insecurities. Namely, is my gear good enough to hear the difference?, is my hearing? I'm curious to read more!;)
I used to leave all my gear on 24/7 with nothing but positive results.
With my Kinki X-M1, I leave it on standby and it works just fine. The reason is, my media stand is tight on vertical space and the Kinki will
heat up to where it actually gets hot.
Others who have theirs out in the open have no problems. So, it all depends.
All the best,