To date, the devices that my Sense has detected have all been rather large and regular consumers of electricity:
- Fridge 183W, once an hour
- Hot Tub 6315W, each evening
- Oven 2293W, most evenings
- Dryer 4545W, several times each weekend
- Sump 495W, frequency dependent on rainfall
So I thought it was likely that the devices size and frequency played into what was getting detected. This morning proved that theory wrong, as a new device was detected. That new device appears to be the condensate pump on my gas furnace, which runs infrequently and draws only 53W, running for 9 seconds at a time.
Yet things that I would consider simple devices to detect, like my toaster (886W every morning), Coffee Maker (813W each morning) and Dishwasher (1724W when heat/dry element is on) go undetected.
Has anyone else been surprised by some odd devices that show up before what you might consider a simple device to detect?