Devices like telephone chargers, but also Home Theater sets and Televisions sets can still consume energy when in stand-by mode. Also the stand-by mode can shorten the life expectancy of a device and it can provide a potential short circuit danger with fire as a result. Use the Energy Saver to switch off appliances and chargers which are connected after 1, 4 or 8 hours. The connected devices are easy to power up, with 1 push of the button on the Energy Saver. Connected devices do not use any standby current if they are switched off by the Energy Saver. It saves electricity and ensures that chargers do not damage your batteries by overcharging and the prolongs the life expectancy of your devices.