An oddity in applied electronics

Started Jan 4, 2013 | Discussions thread
Sean Nelson
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Re: Charger and power consumption.
In reply to Guy Parsons, Jan 8, 2013

Guy Parsons wrote:

As a power saving aside, I turn things off at the wall when not being used so there's no standby power drawn. One estimate in Australia is that 10% of all electricity is lost to standby devices.

Regards...... Guy

I do this too.  I have a few of those old monitor power bases and plug my computers, chargers, and other similar devices into them.   When I'm not using them I turn off the appropriate switch so that there's zero parasitic power loss.

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