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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 0.25 per Kilowatt Hour

These guides are based on a cost of 0.25 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 on20.374.44Click Here

Bass Box
ManufacturerDescriptionStateWattsCost/MonthCost/YearDetails
Boston AcousticsPV800 300 Wattlow volume101.8321.96Click Here

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

DVR
ManufacturerDescriptionStateWattsCost/MonthCost/YearDetails
TivoSeries 2on254.5654.72Click Here
TivoSeries 1on213.8345.96Click Here

Fan
ManufacturerDescriptionStateWattsCost/MonthCost/YearDetails
QuadraFireWoodstove Blower 160 CFMlow speed244.3852.56Click Here

Game Console
ManufacturerDescriptionStateWattsCost/MonthCost/YearDetails
MicrosoftXBoxplaying game6812.41148.92Click Here
MicrosoftXBox 360 203W Power Supplyplaying game15929.02348.24Click 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 PCidle122.1926.28Click Here
HPPavilion XE3 GFidle224.0248.24Click Here
HPPavilion XE3 GDidle356.3976.68Click Here
HPOmnibook xt6050idle173.1037.20Click Here
HPOmnibook 500idle152.7432.88Click Here

Lightbulb
ManufacturerDescriptionStateWattsCost/MonthCost/YearDetails
BulbMatrix20 watt Compact Fluorescenton183.2939.48Click Here
GE40 watt Applianceon386.9483.28Click Here
GE65 watt Reflector Floodon6311.50138.00Click Here
GE60 watt Soft Whiteon5510.04120.48Click Here
GE75 watt Soft Whiteon7313.32159.84Click Here
GE4 watt Nightlighton40.738.76Click Here
Philips13 watt Compact Fluorescenton132.3728.44Click Here

Microwave Oven
ManufacturerDescriptionStateWattsCost/MonthCost/YearDetails
Daewoo1100 watt Counter Topon1700310.283723.36Click Here

Monitor
ManufacturerDescriptionStateWattsCost/MonthCost/YearDetails
Hanns GJW199D LCDon366.5778.84Click Here
HPA4576 21" Tubeon9316.97203.64Click Here

PC Speaker
ManufacturerDescriptionStateWattsCost/MonthCost/YearDetails
Altec LansingAVS300low volume50.9110.92Click Here
Altec LansingBX1021low volume50.9110.92Click Here

Refridgerator
ManufacturerDescriptionStateWattsCost/MonthCost/YearDetails
GEWhirlpool Goldon13424.46293.52Click Here

Stereo Component
ManufacturerDescriptionStateWattsCost/MonthCost/YearDetails
ShureHTS-5300 Logic Decoderon132.3728.44Click Here
SonyStereo Cassette Deck TC-w345both cassettes on40.738.76Click Here
Technics110 Disc CD Changer SL-MC410on61.1013.20Click Here

Stereo Receiver
ManufacturerDescriptionStateWattsCost/MonthCost/YearDetails
JVCRX-1028Vlow volume6612.05144.60Click Here

Toaster
ManufacturerDescriptionStateWattsCost/MonthCost/YearDetails
Black & DeckerCountertop Ovenon1430261.003132.00Click Here
Sunbeam4 Sliceon1440262.833153.96Click Here

Vacuum
ManufacturerDescriptionStateWattsCost/MonthCost/YearDetails
iRobotRoomba 550charged30.556.60Click Here

Wireless Headphones
ManufacturerDescriptionStateWattsCost/MonthCost/YearDetails
Radio Shack900 MHz Wireless Headphoneson10.182.16Click Here
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Wednesday, 26-Apr-2017 06:49:42 PDT