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Does a television draw electricity while off?

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12/19/2006

most modern televisions are drawing electricity all of the time, so that the device can sense when a remote is used to issue a command to turn on. Also, part of the circuitry is kept charged all the time, to reduce the 'warmup' time between turning the unit on and seeing a picture.