[mythtv-users] How to reduce the power consumption of your mythbox by a third

David Brodbeck gull at gull.us
Wed Mar 14 02:25:26 UTC 2007

Switch themes.  No, really. ;)

I just got a Kill-A-Watt power meter, and I was playing with it after
connecting it to my desktop machine, which doubles as a remote
frontend/slave backend for my Myth system.  Here are some interesting

Main  menu - G.A.N.T.           - 87 watts
Main menu  - blue                  - 54 watts
Playback, 480x480 MPEG2 - 62 watts

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