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Playstation 4 Energy Calculator (Cost and kWh Usage)

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The Playstation 4 is a popular gaming console used by millions of people worldwide. However, as with any electronic device, it consumes energy while in use. In this article, we will explore the energy consumption and costs of using a Playstation 4 and provide some tips for reducing energy consumption and saving money on your energy bill.

 

How To Use This Calculator

Using this energy calculator is a simple and will help you determine the costs of running your appliance. Click on ‘Calculate’ to use the predefined values, or enter your daily usage in hours, appliance watts, and your current energy costs in dollars. The calculator will provide you with the daily, monthly, and yearly results. It’s important to ensure the accuracy of the information entered to get the most accurate results.

Hours Used Per Day

Enter the number of hours you estimate the appliance will be on throughout the day. To use fractions of an hour please use a decimal point in the form.

For example: 1 hour and 30 mintes would be 1.5, and 3 hours and 15 minutes would be 3.25

Power Used in Watts

The calculator already includes a default average wattage. If your appliance uses a different wattage then enter it in the calculator.

Your Energy Rate in kWh

The calculator includes an average energy rate (price in $/kWh) to use for the calculation. This may not be the exact price that you’re currently paying for electricity. If you know your energy rate please enter your price per kilowatt-hour.

Energy Consumption

The Playstation 4 consumes 85 watts of power while in use. This may not seem like much, but over time, it can add up. For example, if you use your Playstation 4 for 10 hours a week, it will consume 0.85 kWh of energy per week, which is equivalent to 3.64 kWh per month or 44.32 kWh per year. This may not seem like a lot, but when you consider the number of Playstation 4 consoles in use worldwide, the energy consumption can have a significant impact on the environment.

Importance and Relevance

Energy consumption is an important issue in today’s world. As the population grows and more people have access to modern electronics, the demand for energy is increasing. This has a direct impact on the environment, as the majority of the world’s energy is still produced by burning fossil fuels. By reducing our energy consumption, we can help to reduce our impact on the environment and protect it for future generations.

Cost in Dollars of Energy Usage

To calculate the cost of using your Playstation 4, you need to know the current energy price in your area. For the purposes of this article, we will assume an energy price of $0.12/kWh.

To calculate the daily cost of using your Playstation 4, you can use the following formula:

daily cost = (watts used / 1000) x hours used x energy price

Using our previous example of 10 hours of use per week, the daily cost would be:

daily cost = (85 / 1000) x 1.43 x 0.12 = $0.01

So the weekly cost would be $0.07, the monthly cost would be $0.44, and the yearly cost would be $5.32.

Money Saving Tips

If you want to reduce your energy consumption and save money on your energy bill, here is a tip for using your Playstation 4 more efficiently:

  • Use rest mode” when not actively using the console. This will put the console into a low-power state

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