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Prism set-top boxes save energy

When you're scouting around your home, looking for ways to bring down your electric bill, you might not think twice about your set-top box.

Surely something that small can't be using too much power. It's not like a big, burly refrigerator, heater or air conditioner, right.

In fact, check out this power consumption comparison:*

Make Model Type Features On power (watts) Sleep power (watts) APD power (watts) TEC (kWh/ yr)
Arris VIP 1200 IPTV set-top box AVP, HD, HNI, MS 10.9 10.5 n/a 97
Arris VIP 1232 IPTV set-top box AVP, DVR, HD, HNI, MR, MS 16.2 12.6 n/a 133
Arris VIP 2262 IPTV set-top box
AVP, DVR, HD, HNI, MR, MS
11.8 10.5 n/a 102
Arris VIP 2502 IPTV set-top box
AVP, HD, HNI, MS
11.8 11.7 n/a 105
Cisco ISB 7005 IPTV set-top box AVP, HD, HNI, MS 11.6 11.4 n/a 104
Pace IPH 8000 IPTV set-top box
AVP, HD, HNI, MS
9.1 7.6 n/a 76
Pace IPH 8005 IPTV set-top box AVP, DVR, HD, HNI, MR, MS 11.3 8.2 n/a 90
Pace IPH 8010 IPTV set-top box
AVP, DVR, HD, HNI, MR, MS
11 8 n/a 88

Feature Key:

AVP - Advanced Video Processing
APD - Automatic Power Down
DVR - Digital Video Recorder
HD - High Definition Resolution

HNI - Home Network Interface
MR - Multiroom
MS - Multistream IP

Did you know? CenturyLink participates with cable, satellite and telephone service providers in the Voluntary Agreement for Ongoing Improvement to the Energy Efficiency of Set-Top Boxes, to reduce the set-top box energy usage.

If you have technical questions, chat with Prism support or call 855-435-4173.

*Specifications are based on feature and performance information provided by individual manufacturers and are subject to change.

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