Leaving your TV on standby is the thing that is done nowadays but how much does it cost you?..according to the website digital trend Technique While your case burns with only a tiny amount of power when the screen is empty, the annual bill it carries may surprise you.
According to the Energy Advice Blog EcoCostSavings In terms of power consumption, a modern TV uses about 58.6 watts when turned on and 1.3 watts when standby, ranging from 10 watts to 117 watts when in use versus 0.5 watts to 3 watts when in standby mode.
Obviously, leaving your TV on standby won’t burn your paycheck every month.
According to EcoCostSavingsDoing so would cost the average consumer roughly £12 ($16) each year, which is about 3.2p per day.
This is in line with previous calculations of the average annual cost of TV left on standby.
A recent research by Energy Supplier estimated Utility For example, at £16.24 it costs about $21.76 a year – or roughly £4.4 a day.
And if you are a real squire, you will have to turn off the TV at the wall to save the power it uses in standby mode, this is because TVs nowadays do not make it easy for you to turn them off.
Back in the day each group had a big power button but now everything is done via the remote control, which usually just gives you standby.
وكشفت Utility Also the average UK home had 10 items left plugged in and off even though they weren’t used.
It is estimated that about 30% of households leave items on standby that they have not used for a year or more.
Televisions and game consoles are said to be among the worst offenders, adding extra pennies to your bills with every hour they are left at rest, but you may also add a lot of devices and gadgets to your bills without even realizing it.
They include baby monitors, smart speakers, printers and smartphone chargers, and Utilita said leaving everyday things on standby could cost people hundreds of pounds a year.
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