How Many Watts of Electricity does a Wireless Router use?
Real power-use measurements from a wireless router.
By Rob Cockerham |
How Much Power does a Wireless Router use
Wireless Router: 2 Watts
- A wireless router transmits and receives packets of information from the internet via radio waves.
- varies, from almost nothing when not transmitting, up to two watts.
- Watts: 2
- Kilowatts: 0.002 Kw.
- cost per minute: 0 hundredths of one cent (0 ¢)
- cost per hour: 2 hundredths of one cent (0¢)
- cost per day: 0¢
- cost per month: 4¢
Power use of these items was actually tested. Individual items will vary, but these are the actual measurements.