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Home Automation

This web page documents a variety of home automation devices and their power usage. We are all ready to automate our homes. You can take a look at these measurements to get an idea how much electricity you are using. These measurements will help you determine how much it costs to keep your home automated.

The measurements are taken using an electricity usage measurement device, such as a "Kill A Watt" (see "Related Links" below). If you measure the electricity usage of your automation devices, please update this page and add it to the list below.

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Device
Amp
Watt
Notes
Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Generation) [Alexa]
0.1
1
Idle.
Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Generation) [Alexa]
0.03
2
Playing music.
Netgear Arlo VMB3000 Base Station
0.04
3
Five wireless cameras associated. Wired LAN connection.
Netgear Arlo VMB3000 Base Station
0.04
3
Five wireless cameras associated. Wired LAN connection. Viewing live video on SmartPhone app.

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