Is Miracle Watt a Scam? Review of MiracleWatt Power Saving Device

Miracle Watt or MiracleWatt and other types of devices like it, prey upon both widespread scientific illiteracy and an intrinsic desire to save money. Without boring you with the details, these plugin boxes do not change the true power consumption in your home, rated in watts. Over the years, many people have not only tested these devices but opened them up to only find a capacitor and an LED light inside them. And it is easy to get testimonials on how they work, as electrical power consumption typically declines as we move into spring. Few consumers track their electrical usage hour by hour over the winter either to have reliable data for comparison.

Is Miracle Watt a Scam? Review of MiracleWatt Power Saving Device

The Miracle Watt Power Saving Device

he Miracle Watt or MiracleWatt Power Saving Device

Devices like Miracle Watt, come in various names, shapes and sizes, and all promise to save upwards of 20-50% on your electrical bill. Naturally, I was curious on how a simple plugin device make a 1500 watt space heater only consume 750 watts, which would be a miracle. Anyone who can make a device that consume 50% less electricity would become a billionaire overnight and probably win a Nobel Prize.

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June 9, 2023 at 3:23 PM by
Is Miracle Watt a Scam? Review of MiracleWatt Power Saving Device
an anonymous user from: Weare, New Hampshire, United States

This is a complete scam. Things like this have been sold for decades and they will do nothing more than lighten your wallet


April 15, 2023 at 7:58 PM by
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an anonymous user from: Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States

If this is such a great product, why are there so many conflicting reviews? Not to mention sales pitch! I have heard at least 7 different pitch's! Forget it! Too much wrong with all the info on it! Not one thing is backed by another? Keep it!


March 2, 2023 at 3:21 PM by
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an anonymous user from: Irvine, California, United States

I am surprised, and dis-heartened that Elon Musk would involved in endorsing this Miracle Watt ( more like Misery What? )

I plugged my two units in as directed (one as close as possible to main electric panel; the other at farthest receptacle from Meter box...

Can you tell me how to contact this Miracle Watt company?


December 29, 2022 at 5:00 PM by
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an anonymous user from: Person, Roxboro, North Carolina, United States

I purchased several of the devices truly thinking it would be garbage and was not planning to ask for a refund. I have used then for 6 months, installed as they suggest, I have seen absolutely no change in my electric bill so I think my original thought was correct it's garbage.


Rick S


December 29, 2021 at 2:32 PM by
Is Miracle Watt a Scam? Review of MiracleWatt Power Saving Device
an anonymous user from: Tukwila, Washington, United States

Initially I was going to purchase this device, but one bad review was enough to change my mind, (Actually more than one)


July 1, 2021 at 11:00 AM by
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an anonymous user from: Detroit, Michigan, United States

I have purchased this device and my electric bill dropped from $68 to $48 IN 2 MONTHS.


June 2, 2021 at 10:56 AM by
Is Miracle Watt a Scam? Review of MiracleWatt Power Saving Device
an anonymous user from: Onondaga, Syracuse, New York, United States

Miracle Watt did not work in reducting my electric bill over 5 months.

I then asked for a refund and I was rejected because when 90 days are up NO refunds. I can honestly say the devises are a SCAM in my humble opinion!

Steve B


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