Azatom Stealth Bar AZHD1 Soundbar
The Azatom Stealthbar AZHD1 soundbar measured above limits for network standby power consumption in check tests. Based on this, a further 3 samples were bought and escalated to full compliance tests.
Test results were as follows (click for larger image):
The re-test confirmed the check-test findings, with the average measured value exceeding the limit by over 25%.
MarketWatch has contacted Azatom with details of the results found, but no response has been received to date.
Extra energy usage
From the higher networked standby power measured for this product, extra energy and cost that would be incurred are estimated as follows:
test date: November 2015 - January 2016
test lab: SLG