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Hi guys,
            Firstly forgive me for my ignorance but I just got an Arduino and dont want to mess it up. Is there any specific way of actually powering an Arduino down or can I just pull the USB cable right out at any time and cut the power?
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You can just pull the USB cable.
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Okay. Thanks!
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You could have an issue if a long (lots of bytes) EEPROM write was underway, but that's a discussion for another day.
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