Passive standby

Produces no functional output, but can be switched into another mode with the remote control unit or an internal signal. Has no saved hardware state. For instance, the Game Console has no active network link although may be capable of charging devices in this mode. The lowest power consumption mode which cannot be switched off (influenced) by the user and that may persist for an indefinite time when an appliance is connected to the main electricity supply. Standby mode: a) no battery is present in the charger, or, where the battery is integral to a product, the product is not attached to the charger, b) the charger is connected to mains, and c) any manual power switches are switched on.
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