Just how much electricity does a Apple TV use?
Here is the power usage in watts for all the different tvOS based Apple TV models.
|Apple TV (Generation 4) A1625||tvOS 11.3||7||<1||4||4|
|Apple TV 4K (Generation 5) A1842||tvOS 11.3||7||<1||4||4-6|
OS: The Operating System version the Apple TV is running.
Boot: Maximum power usage observed during boot up.
Sleep: Power usage while the device is in sleep mode after selecting the sleep function in the UI.
Idle: Power usage after allowing the device to idle on the home screen for 5 minutes.
Video: Power usage while playing a video.
Max: Maximum power usage observed.
The Apple TV model number is displayed on the bottom of the device or via Settings – General – About.