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Problems with Sleep (Hibernation) Mode
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Q: Can I use sleep or hibernation mode with my M-Audio device?

A: M-Audio does not support sleep mode with any of its devices.  The ability to re-establish a connection with a 3rd party device driver after waking from sleep or hibernation mode is system dependent.  Because of this, M-Audio recommends setting your computer to never go to sleep.  Instead, it is recommended that you turn off your monitor, or completely power off the computer.  If your M-Audio device is not working after waking from sleep mode, restart your computer to re-establish a connection with the device.

If you would like to use sleep mode, please see the following recommendations:

For FireWire devices equipped with an power button or switch, power off your M-Audio device before putting the computer in sleep mode, and wake the computer from sleep mode before powering your device back on.  Caution: Do Not Hot-Plug FireWire Devices

For USB devices equipped with an power button or switch, power off your M-Audio device before putting the computer in sleep mode, and wake the computer from sleep mode before powering your device back on.

For USB devices without a power switch, disconnect the USB cable before putting the computer in sleep mode, and wake the computer from sleep mode before reconnecting.  You can disconnect the USB cable from either the M-Audio device or the computer.  When disconnecting from the computer, make sure you reconnect to the same USB port.

If your M-Audio device is not working after following the procedures above, restart your computer to re-establish a connection with the device.