List of the Power Consumption of Typical Household Appliances
Turn that TV off if you're not watching it! It's wasting electrically!
How much electricity is it really wasting?, and would it not be better to switch off the 4 lights in the room?
The best way to compare the cost of running different appliances is to look at their power consumption, which is measure of how much power they use in Watts. The following list points out typical values for the wattage of some devices you would find in your home so that you can compare them.
|100W light bulb||100W||100W|
|25" colour TV||150W||150W|
|3" belt sander||1000W||1000W|
|60W light bulb||60W||60W|
|9" disc sander||1200W||1200W|
|Fridge / Freezer||500W||500W|
|Hair Blow dryer||1000W||1000W|
|Home Air Conditioner||1000W||1000W|
|Submersible Water Pump||400W||400W|
|TV (19" colour)||70W||100W|
An important point is also to bare in mind the length of time for which the device will be used. For example an electric blanket may be used for 2 hours, but a hair drier for 5 minutes. Therefore the blanket uses 200W * 2 hours = 0.4kWh. The hair drier uses 1KW * 0.0833hours = 0.08333 kWh. So using the blanket costs roughly 5 times as much as the hair drier.
All values reported here are estimates, you should check the appliance labels or literature to find out the correct power consumption.
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By Anonymous on 08/01/2015
My son puts a 40inch flat screen tv in his bedroom how much will that cost to have on and do flat screens use more energy then the traditional t. TV.s
By Bob lee on 06/01/2015
By akm azad khan on 05/01/2015
It is so easy to known how much power consum for an used electrical appliance
By Jeeten on 01/01/2015
Ganesh the Fridge is the same thing.
By Daft Logic on 17/12/2014
Where are power and current consumed by these appliances.
By by S.P on 15/12/2014
Thanks for the info, but how about the current used for charging a cellphone, emergency light, geyser, mixer and UPS. Also plz mention it in hours and amount
By kavya on 11/12/2014
"Desktop Computer 50W 150W" "Laptop Computer 20W 50W" I don't know where these numbers came from, but a desktop should be 150-1200 Watts, the average being around 500W. The average laptop is closer to about 90W, with a few higher power laptops running at 210W. Working in IT for a decade and seeing these inconsistencies makes me question some of your other numbers...
Thanks because i have projest
By shah devansh on 09/12/2014
very useful information
By karunasri on 08/12/2014
Going to show my son this it will give him an idea of how much power all the devices he uses and leave on wastes , he might think twice.
Thanks for this info By dignity from Accra
Thnks for this info.
How about Refrigerator ...? any idea...?
By Ganesh @ Singapore on 20/11/2014
Any electronic device for how much we wastage energy
By sachin k on 18/11/2014
How to solve .. I can't get it ..
By zaheer kassar on 04/11/2014
Please can you add the amount it takes per hour and the cost per kilowatts
By kwasi on 31/10/2014
Hi, thanks for the feedback. The Power Shower has been updated.
By Daft Logic on 28/10/2014
Very useful list, but the power shower rating seems woefully low at 240W. Should be in the range of 9000W.
By Electrical Engineer on 28/10/2014
i dnt knw what i should have done without you thanks
how about rice cooker?
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By hector shivambu on 07/09/2014
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By hector shivambu on 07/09/2014
thank you so much. because of this i dont need to flip our appliances upside down for our homework XD thanks
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