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US DVRs cost $1.8bn annually through poor power saving

August 21, 2018

An analysis of digital video recorders (DVRs) from cable and telco providers by Sense shows that they consume nearly as much energy while idle as when your TV is on, and their energy saving modes are not effective. For instance, Comcast’s XFinity X1 DVR uses 26 watts when active

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