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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 0.24 per Kilowatt Hour

These guides are based on a cost of 0.24 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 on20.354.20Click Here

Bass Box
ManufacturerDescriptionStateWattsCost/MonthCost/YearDetails
Boston AcousticsPV800 300 Wattlow volume101.7521.00Click Here

Digital Picture Frame
ManufacturerDescriptionStateWattsCost/MonthCost/YearDetails
GoogleGTA-316on10.182.16Click Here

DVR
ManufacturerDescriptionStateWattsCost/MonthCost/YearDetails
TivoSeries 2on254.3852.56Click Here
TivoSeries 1on213.6844.16Click Here

Fan
ManufacturerDescriptionStateWattsCost/MonthCost/YearDetails
QuadraFireWoodstove Blower 160 CFMlow speed244.2150.52Click Here

Game Console
ManufacturerDescriptionStateWattsCost/MonthCost/YearDetails
MicrosoftXBoxplaying game6811.91142.92Click Here
MicrosoftXBox 360 203W Power Supplyplaying game15927.86334.32Click Here

Insteon
ManufacturerDescriptionStateWattsCost/MonthCost/YearDetails
SmartLabsAccess Point #2443on10.182.16Click Here
SmartLabsIcon On-Off Module #2856S3on10.182.16Click Here
SmartLabsPowerLinc V2 USB #2414Uon10.182.16Click Here
SmartLabsControlLinc V2 #2430on10.182.16Click Here

Laptop
ManufacturerDescriptionStateWattsCost/MonthCost/YearDetails
FrontPathProGear SE 1050 Table PCidle122.1025.20Click Here
HPPavilion XE3 GFidle223.8546.20Click Here
HPPavilion XE3 GDidle356.1373.56Click Here
HPOmnibook xt6050idle172.9835.76Click Here
HPOmnibook 500idle152.6331.56Click Here

Lightbulb
ManufacturerDescriptionStateWattsCost/MonthCost/YearDetails
BulbMatrix20 watt Compact Fluorescenton183.1537.80Click Here
GE40 watt Applianceon386.6679.92Click Here
GE65 watt Reflector Floodon6311.04132.48Click Here
GE60 watt Soft Whiteon559.64115.68Click Here
GE75 watt Soft Whiteon7312.79153.48Click Here
GE4 watt Nightlighton40.708.40Click Here
Philips13 watt Compact Fluorescenton132.2827.36Click Here

Microwave Oven
ManufacturerDescriptionStateWattsCost/MonthCost/YearDetails
Daewoo1100 watt Counter Topon1700297.873574.44Click Here

Monitor
ManufacturerDescriptionStateWattsCost/MonthCost/YearDetails
Hanns GJW199D LCDon366.3175.72Click Here
HPA4576 21" Tubeon9316.30195.60Click Here

PC Speaker
ManufacturerDescriptionStateWattsCost/MonthCost/YearDetails
Altec LansingAVS300low volume50.8810.56Click Here
Altec LansingBX1021low volume50.8810.56Click Here

Refridgerator
ManufacturerDescriptionStateWattsCost/MonthCost/YearDetails
GEWhirlpool Goldon13423.48281.76Click Here

Stereo Component
ManufacturerDescriptionStateWattsCost/MonthCost/YearDetails
ShureHTS-5300 Logic Decoderon132.2827.36Click Here
SonyStereo Cassette Deck TC-w345both cassettes on40.708.40Click Here
Technics110 Disc CD Changer SL-MC410on61.0512.60Click Here

Stereo Receiver
ManufacturerDescriptionStateWattsCost/MonthCost/YearDetails
JVCRX-1028Vlow volume6611.56138.72Click Here

Toaster
ManufacturerDescriptionStateWattsCost/MonthCost/YearDetails
Black & DeckerCountertop Ovenon1430250.563006.72Click Here
Sunbeam4 Sliceon1440252.323027.84Click Here

Vacuum
ManufacturerDescriptionStateWattsCost/MonthCost/YearDetails
iRobotRoomba 550charged30.536.36Click Here

Wireless Headphones
ManufacturerDescriptionStateWattsCost/MonthCost/YearDetails
Radio Shack900 MHz Wireless Headphoneson10.182.16Click Here
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