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G7020 - should I set it to leave the power on 24x7?

david07666
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I have a new G7020 and notice that it automatically shuts off after 4 hours of idling (the Auto Power setting - which I can change).  I am aware that other printers perform head cleaning operations automatically even after long idle periods (e.g., I have a friend who has a professional mnodel ink jet by another manufacturer and when his business went to zero due to COVID he left it on anyway to save the print head and in the 24 months that it "did nothing" it went through more than a tank of ink cleaning itself!).

So my question is, should I disable Auto Power to save the heads over the long term?

 

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