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home and garden home appliances# How many watts does a router use?

Last Updated: 2nd July, 2021

**2**to

**20watts**,

**with 6 watts**being average for a wireless router.Click calculate to find the energy consumption of a Wi-Fi routerusing

**6 Watts**for 24 hours a day @ $0.10 perkWh.

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Subsequently, one may also ask, does a router use a lot of electricity?

Yours **could** consume anything from 2 to 20 watts,although the average is around 6. Taking a standard rate of 21.63cents per kilowatt hour, you can therefore expect your Wi-Fi**router** to cost around $0.0311 per day tooperate.

Similarly, how many watts does a fan use? **Fans** range in size from 36 inches to 56 inchesusing 55 to 100 **watts**, a typical 48 inch ceiling **fan**will **use** 75 **watts**. Click calculate to find the energyconsumption of a 48 inch ceiling **fan** using 75 **Watts**for 3 hours a day @ $0.10 per kWh.

Subsequently, one may also ask, how many watts does a refrigerator use?

Smaller **refrigerators** typically **use** about350 **watts**, while larger models **use** as **much** as780 **watts**.

How many watts does a laptop use?

A desktop computer uses between 60 and 250 **watts**,depending on whether it is idle. A **laptop** consumes 15 to 45**watts**.