Kill A Watt
Energy conservation is key to and relaxing demand on the electrical grid. But who knows how much it costs to keep a computer or humming? The $100 Kill A Watt eight-outlet power strip, shown here, should tell you.
Its display spells out energy usage over time, including maximum and minimum volts, amps, watts, and leakage current. When it detects that no power is being drawn, the Kill A Watt switches to no-load mode. A filter is built to dampen noisy AC power. The only had one outlet.
March 21, 2008 11:54 AM PDT
Photo by: Elsa Wenzel/CNET Networks
| Caption by: Elsa Wenzel
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