Is it ok to leave my Apogee device powered & plugged in and connected to the computer? Chris February 18, 2021 21:42 Updated Yes, it is perfectly fine for any of our devices to remain plugged in and connected to your Mac (or iOS device). There is no harm in the device remaining powered up while you're not using it. Related articles Mac Audio Optimization Guide Why does my Ensemble or Symphony Thunderbolt need to be replugged every time I turn it on? Duet, Quartet, and Ensemble Thunderbolt's 1/4" and XLR inputs explained Power Supply Information: Element / Quartet / Thunderbridge Does the Duet Breakout Box add more inputs? Comments 0 comments Article is closed for comments.