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leibold
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Re: DC power adapter

Some electrolytic capacitors don't store well and actually last much longer when they are used instead of being powered off for extended periods of time.
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Subaru
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said by leibold:

Some electrolytic capacitors don't store well and actually last much longer when they are used instead of being powered off for extended periods of time.

This one is a transformer so maybe the wire broke or whatever, but I'm sure my others that used caps that could be the case.