Mine takes a half a second to turn on after its been turned off so I've wondered about this also. Is it realy off? How could it load so quickly?
To shut it - I press and hold the Option button and get a confirmation that flashes on the screen saying it is now closed. And it apears to be off.
But when I press the option button again to start it it takes less than a second to be up and running.
Certainly don't have any qualms about that but it forces me to question is it realy off?
Is it possible to disable standby mode so that when I power off the mp3 player, it turns COMPLETELY off?