Before You Blow Your Breaker

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Before You Blow Your Breaker

Postby Traveler II » Sun Nov 10, 2013 5:54 am

This is a list of typical electrical appliances used and the average amps they require.

Air Conditioner……………………………….12.5 amps
Converter (with nothing in use)………..1.5 amps
Electric Water Heater (6 gals)…………12.5 amps
Electric Refrigerator…………………………4.0 amps
Microwave Oven……………………………..12.5 amps
Electric Coffee Pot…………………………….9.0 amps
Toaster…………………………………………….10.0 amps
Hair Dryer………………………………………..10.0 amps
TV……………………………………………………..2.0 amps
Iron………………………………………………….10.0 amps
Food Processor…………………………………..6.0 amps
Crock Pot…………………………………………..1.5 amps

Most electrical products show how many watts or amps it takes to operate on the product itself or in the instructions. If it shows watts, divide the watts by 120 (volts) and that gives you the amps.

By knowing the amps you're using will help reduce blowing your breaker using either 30 or 50 AMP service.
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Re: Before You Blow Your Breaker

Postby R & D » Sun Nov 10, 2013 4:15 pm

Yikes :-ss I guess I better start behaving myself while Roy is out fishing. I must have been pretty darn lucky so far :d Tks for posting all this...now I need to see how much much rug buddy uses :d
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