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Vizio VO320E LCD HDTV Review

32 in.

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Power Consumption

Power Consumption Summary
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Power Consumption*(9.32)*


The Vizio VO320E's does a good job keeping power consumption down. In our tests we found that when calibrated to 200 candelas per meter squared, which is our standard for this test, it uses an average of 69.6 watts, which works out to an annual cost of $13.59 for the average family. Below you can see the power usage with the backlight turned all the way up and all the way down as well.

Setting Average Watts Cost per Year
Backlight 51 69.6 $13.59
Backlight 100 106.1 $20.71
Backlight 0 32.9 $6.43

Below you can see that the Vizio VO320E's performance in this area is comparable to other 32-inch HDTVs.

Power Consumption
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Sections

  1. Introduction
  2. Tour & Design
  3. Blacks & Whites
  4. Color Accuracy
  5. Motion
  6. Viewing Effects
  7. Calibration
  8. Remote Control
  9. Connectivity
  10. Audio & Menus
  11. Formats & Media
  12. Power Consumption
  13. Vs LG 32LH20
  14. Vs Samsung LN32B360
  15. Vs Panasonic TCP42X1
  16. Conclusion
  17. Series Comparison
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