> I just checked my Schumacher Battery Companion (which has
> been connected to a 6-bolt battery for several
> days) to a watt-meter, and it measured ZERO watts.
So neither the box nor the battery feel the least bit warm ?
> My candidate for the most pointless waste of electricity is
> my Verizon Fios Cable-TV box. It uses a constant 30 watts
> whether it is turned on or off.
Don't have a watt-meter, but my cable box also sucks power all the time (as
shown by the box staying quite warm even when not in use). I picked up a
cord with a switch and now I kill power to the box when I'm not using it.
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