Phantom Power or sometimes called stand by power is the continual use or leakage of electricity when a device is plugged in but not turned on. This refers to the small amounts of energy that are centrally “leaked” or consumed even though the appliance is turned off. In some cases, Phantom power can be more than 40 Watts. Here are three tips to reduce Phantom Power:
Consider Switching to Smart Power Strips today to save more money from Phantom Power.
A Surge Protector will protector your electronics from unexpected spikes in power like the way a GFCI works. The difference between a surge protector and a power strip is a surge protector with have a rating in Joules and a power strip will not. A surge protector will also have a maximum wattage capacity that it can handle during an electrical spike.