Intuitively, I thought the switch was only toggling the AC line from open to closed. Now that I discovered the output connecter is always live, I know the switch is only filtering the the AC line. But what exactly does that mean for the switching power supply, causing the unit itself to "turn on"?
Considering the AC line is always live, is there a benefit to this method? Versus, just using the switch to completely cut the power.
Official Schematic for the part.