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AVR Programming Guides
We have some nice AVR code samples to share. Lots of AVR goodies like timers, interrupts, and pin I/O for the beginner.
Watts Tables
Use these tables to help you determine how much various items in your house cost you by the day, month, and year.
Saving Electricity
A list of a variety of ways to help you save money by learning how much it costs to run things.
What is a Kilowatt Hour
Saving money on your electric bill starts with understanding what a kilowatt hour is.
How To Measure Watts
Learn a variety of ways to measure watts in your house.
Read Your Power Meter
By reading your power meter you can get a good idea of how much various electrical devices cost you.
Electronics Fundamentals
Learn some basic electronics fundamentals and see if you enjoy the field of electronics.














Costs Based on 0.16 per Kilowatt Hour

These guides are based on a cost of 0.16 per kilowatt hour. If this is not how much you pay per kilowatt hour, then please go to our How Much Do You Pay Per Kilowatt Hour guide and choose the correct amount.


Baby Monitor
ManufacturerDescriptionStateWattsCost/MonthCost/YearDetails
Gracoimonitor 2791DIGboth units on20.232.76Click Here

Bass Box
ManufacturerDescriptionStateWattsCost/MonthCost/YearDetails
Boston AcousticsPV800 300 Wattlow volume101.1714.04Click Here

Digital Picture Frame
ManufacturerDescriptionStateWattsCost/MonthCost/YearDetails
GoogleGTA-316on10.121.44Click Here

DVR
ManufacturerDescriptionStateWattsCost/MonthCost/YearDetails
TivoSeries 2on252.9235.04Click Here
TivoSeries 1on212.4529.40Click Here

Fan
ManufacturerDescriptionStateWattsCost/MonthCost/YearDetails
QuadraFireWoodstove Blower 160 CFMlow speed242.8033.60Click Here

Game Console
ManufacturerDescriptionStateWattsCost/MonthCost/YearDetails
MicrosoftXBoxplaying game687.9495.28Click Here
MicrosoftXBox 360 203W Power Supplyplaying game15918.57222.84Click Here

Insteon
ManufacturerDescriptionStateWattsCost/MonthCost/YearDetails
SmartLabsAccess Point #2443on10.121.44Click Here
SmartLabsIcon On-Off Module #2856S3on10.121.44Click Here
SmartLabsPowerLinc V2 USB #2414Uon10.121.44Click Here
SmartLabsControlLinc V2 #2430on10.121.44Click Here

Laptop
ManufacturerDescriptionStateWattsCost/MonthCost/YearDetails
FrontPathProGear SE 1050 Table PCidle121.4016.80Click Here
HPPavilion XE3 GFidle222.5730.84Click Here
HPPavilion XE3 GDidle354.0949.08Click Here
HPOmnibook xt6050idle171.9923.88Click Here
HPOmnibook 500idle151.7521.00Click Here

Lightbulb
ManufacturerDescriptionStateWattsCost/MonthCost/YearDetails
BulbMatrix20 watt Compact Fluorescenton182.1025.20Click Here
GE40 watt Applianceon384.4453.28Click Here
GE65 watt Reflector Floodon637.3688.32Click Here
GE60 watt Soft Whiteon556.4277.04Click Here
GE75 watt Soft Whiteon738.53102.36Click Here
GE4 watt Nightlighton40.475.64Click Here
Philips13 watt Compact Fluorescenton131.5218.24Click Here

Microwave Oven
ManufacturerDescriptionStateWattsCost/MonthCost/YearDetails
Daewoo1100 watt Counter Topon1700198.582382.96Click Here

Monitor
ManufacturerDescriptionStateWattsCost/MonthCost/YearDetails
Hanns GJW199D LCDon364.2150.52Click Here
HPA4576 21" Tubeon9310.86130.32Click Here

PC Speaker
ManufacturerDescriptionStateWattsCost/MonthCost/YearDetails
Altec LansingAVS300low volume50.586.96Click Here
Altec LansingBX1021low volume50.586.96Click Here

Refridgerator
ManufacturerDescriptionStateWattsCost/MonthCost/YearDetails
GEWhirlpool Goldon13415.65187.80Click Here

Stereo Component
ManufacturerDescriptionStateWattsCost/MonthCost/YearDetails
ShureHTS-5300 Logic Decoderon131.5218.24Click Here
SonyStereo Cassette Deck TC-w345both cassettes on40.475.64Click Here
Technics110 Disc CD Changer SL-MC410on60.708.40Click Here

Stereo Receiver
ManufacturerDescriptionStateWattsCost/MonthCost/YearDetails
JVCRX-1028Vlow volume667.7192.52Click Here

Toaster
ManufacturerDescriptionStateWattsCost/MonthCost/YearDetails
Black & DeckerCountertop Ovenon1430167.042004.48Click Here
Sunbeam4 Sliceon1440168.212018.52Click Here

Vacuum
ManufacturerDescriptionStateWattsCost/MonthCost/YearDetails
iRobotRoomba 550charged30.354.20Click Here

Wireless Headphones
ManufacturerDescriptionStateWattsCost/MonthCost/YearDetails
Radio Shack900 MHz Wireless Headphoneson10.121.44Click Here
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Wednesday, 26-Apr-2017 06:47:23 PDT