Power Cord Break In


Does it make a difference breaking in a power cord using an amplifier opposed to a DAC?  I'm thinking the amp would be faster than the DAC? 
radiomanjh
Yes, you are correct.  I broke in a heavy duty power cord this past Summer connected to my refrigerator for a week.  It seemed fully broken in afterwards.
thanks from the both of you!
Agree the more current flowing the faster the power cord will break in. I ALWAYS put a new power cord on either the amplifier or the Furman conditioner (which also uses a lot of power.) for at least a few days.
I'd opt for a 10 day break-in period on your refrigerator as stereo5 mentioned, if I were you.
Refrigerators have IEC's now, huh? I have to get one of those...*chuckles
Interesting....None of our frigs has IEC connector. Maybe very new ones do.
Just use a three prong to IEC adapter.

https://www.amazon.com/d/Electric-Plugs/SF-Cable-prong-Adapter-60320-C14/B004OC579E

It seems like a power cord will take forever to break in on a fridge since they only run intermittently.
I'm sure that makes  a huge difference in sound for the refrigerators.....
My amplifier idles at 275 watts.I leave it on 24/7/365. Same for the conditioner, with a few less watts at idle with all the stuff plugged in left on. I do like to hear how the cord changes during break in. Good to know, in general! (same with IC)
You people like to make fun of me because I broke in a cord on my fridge?   Yes, I used a 3 prong adapter to IEC.  Like I said before, there really are a lot of jerks here.
The person who made fun has 11 posts.... And I think it was a 'joke' rather than making fun of you. IT is difficult since English has no punctuation for joke. We need one for joke, and a separate on for sarcasm/irony. Seriously no one is making fun of anyone breaking in a power cord on a fridge. A lot of folks do it.
I burn my PC on my Audioharma Cable Cooker for 3-4 days and then on my refrigerator for another 4-5 days before integrating into system. I'm using an IEC adapter as well.

Wig
Thanks for the info, stereo5. Just got a few new cords. Will be buying an adaptor today!
@elizabeth 
perhaps it was a joke.  From first through ninth grade I was bullied because part of my last name rhymed with a dirty word.  The kids would sing song it on the school bus to and from school so I am a bit wary when someone attempts a joke at my expense.  Thanks for pointing it out.  The cord on the fridge really works.  An air conditioner is even better but it’s Winter.  All is forgiven now. 
@stereo5   I can empathize.  Distinctly personal scars like that are unfortunately resilient even over the span of many years.  One consequence is that we become hypersensitive to slights especially on places like Audiogon where it is very difficult to detect good natured humor from cutting sarcasm.

@Elizabeth  I like your idea of having punctuation marks to denote the author's humorous intent. 
/s  at the end of the comment denotes sarcasm on Reddit and many other places. 


Don't take anything said personally, it's that person's issue, not yours. I've burned in power cords using the adapter on my fridge for 25 years before I purchased my Audioharma Cable Cooker.
Actually, using a large appliance is a great idea. Sure beats wearing out tubes. I just got 2 new ZU event power cords and they are performing beautifully.