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What is electric ghost power?
September 22, 2012 5:23PM
This is also known as phantom power or vampire power. Even though an electric device is turned off, it is still drawing a small amount of power. A television, for example, continues to draw power so that it can sense the remote control to turn it on, or to keep the time.
Other examples are chargers left plugged in for telephones, video games, etc.