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TiVo Mini Power Consumption Figures

Discussion in 'TiVo Mini' started by neo_sapien, Mar 17, 2013.

  1. neo_sapien

    neo_sapien New Member

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    ~5.5 watts
    ~4.5 watts during standby

    Measured with my Kill-a-Watt.
     
  2. jfh3

    jfh3 New Member

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    Do you happen to know what a Premiere draws?
     
  3. neo_sapien

    neo_sapien New Member

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    From another thread, I learned that a Premiere 4 draws 18-22 watts when measured with the poster's kill-a-watt.

    Not sure about other types of Premieres though.
     
  4. aaronwt

    aaronwt UHD Addict

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    A two tuner Premiere is around 24 or 25 watts.
     
  5. JoeTaxpayer

    JoeTaxpayer Member

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    I was pondering giving up my Series 2 single tuner for another mini. The T2 requires a $4/mo digital converter from my cable co, so it would pay for the Mini in less than 3 years.

    But, I just measured the power consumption and it looks like 20W or nearly $4 more per month to power the T2. The Mini draw is the same as the converter.

    So, when power is taken into account, a 16 month break even.
     

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