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Originally posted by BASSPLYR
yep TV's draw tons of juice. want to lower your electric bill turn off completely your tv and all of it's accessories. I read an article a few years back in the LA Times where they calulated that even your cable box pulls 170 watts! and when "turned off" anything other than unpluggingthe tv icluding physically turning it off is really just it going into standby mode where it still draws almost 50% the juice it normally does. so your turned off cable box is actually pulling 80watts, even though all we see is a tiny red light on in the corner.