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I know this is an old thread but I've got a question about calculating power. I'm about to start testing my HT peripherals and wanted to make sure I understand what I'm doing. I've been running an ongoing reading of my refrigerator and here's what my readings are. 2432 hours read using 152 KWH. The price per KWH I used was $0.088 and the total cost for that time period is $13.41. Here's the math I've done using the formula taken from US Dept. of Energy's website.

(Wattage × Hours Used Per Day) ÷ 1000 = Daily Kilowatt-hour (kWh) consumption

Modified to fit the total reading time:

(Watts*Total Hours Read) / 1000 = Total Kilowatt hours used

(w*h)/1000=k

(w*2432)/1000=152

(w*2432)/1000*1000=152*1000

w*2432=152,000

w*2432/2432=152,000/2432

w=62.5 watts

Does that sound possible for a fridge to average 62.5 watts? I know it's not always running the compressor but that seems incredibly low. Anyway, I'm about to start running it on my TV, AVR, BDP, and HTPC.

**anikun07**I know this is an old thread but I've got a question about calculating power. I'm about to start testing my HT peripherals and wanted to make sure I understand what I'm doing. I've been running an ongoing reading of my refrigerator and here's what my readings are. 2432 hours read using 152 KWH. The price per KWH I used was $0.088 and the total cost for that time period is $13.41. Here's the math I've done using the formula taken from US Dept. of Energy's website.

(Wattage × Hours Used Per Day) ÷ 1000 = Daily Kilowatt-hour (kWh) consumption

Modified to fit the total reading time:

(Watts*Total Hours Read) / 1000 = Total Kilowatt hours used

(w*h)/1000=k

(w*2432)/1000=152

(w*2432)/1000*1000=152*1000

w*2432=152,000

w*2432/2432=152,000/2432

w=62.5 watts

Does that sound possible for a fridge to average 62.5 watts? I know it's not always running the compressor but that seems incredibly low. Anyway, I'm about to start running it on my TV, AVR, BDP, and HTPC.

Could anyone please double check this if I calculated this right?