You purchased a electric heating stove and you are trying to figure the amount of electric it would use It is 750 watts or 1500 watts 120V 60 Hz?
Watts are a unit of power, so you know how much power the unit will draw when it is "on." More details on that later. First, you are billed for electricity in kilowatt-hours (KWH). (Look at your latest bill to see how much you are charged per KWH. It probably varies: so much for the first so many KWH, then a different rate for each KWH over the first threshold.) Next, a kilowatt-hour is 1,000 watts times one hour. To run the 1500 watt heater for eight hours (assuming full on, but more details on that later) would consume 1,500 times 8 divided by 1,000 = 12 KWH. Compare that to your electric bill to estimate how much it would cost. Finally, if the heater has a thermostat, it will not be "on" all the time. When the temperature around the unit rises above its thermostat setting, the heating elements will turn off, so it will no longer consume its rated power. While in this mode, main switch on but heating elements turned off by the thermostat, it wil draw some power, but only on the order of miliwatts (thousandths of a watt). It is not possible to predict its "duty cycle," how much time it will be "on" as a fraction of whole time, without either a) some impossibly complicated engineering formula and equally impossible to get figures regarding the size of the space it is heating, how drafty it is, how well insulated it is, and the ambient temperature outside the space; or b) try it out and time how long it is on and how long it is off over the course of a couple of hours. Anyway, the power rating in watts times the length of time you expect to turn it on per month divided by 1000 will give you a maximum figure for how many KWH it could possibly use. Actual consumption will be somewhat less, but impossible to predict.
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Can you connect four 1500-watt space heaters to 120V?
15 amps x 110 volts = 1650 watts 20 amps x 110 volts = 2200 watts 30 amps x 110 volts = 3300 watts 15 amps x 120 volts = 1800 watts 20 amps x 120 volts = 2400 watts 30 amps x 120 volts = 3600 watts You can only run a single 1500 watt heater on either 15 or 20 amp line regardless of if it is 120 or 110 volts. you may run two 1500 watt heaters on a 30 amp 110 or 120 volt line though Just use another circuit (not just another outlet as many outlets are common to a single circuit) one circuit for each 1500 watt heater. warning, do NOT use anything that uses the same amount of watts that your circuit can handle, for example, if you have a 120 volt outlet on a 15 amp circuit the max for that outlet is 1800, thus you need to stay WELL UNDER that amount. If you use exactly 1800 watts and the breaker doesn't trip then the resistance of the wires and connections can heat up causing a fire. The further from the breaker box = more resistance volts times amps = watts watts divided by volts = amps watts divided by amps = volts its a simple math equation. You can check your breaker box for the amps for each circuit, most recent homes are 120 volts (note that double breakers are double the current, if your household voltage is 120 then double breakers are 240 volts) a rule of thumb... appliances require a set amount of volts, you must make sure you plug it into the right voltage, the appliance itself will take care of how many amps it draws, thus how many watts it uses. Most appliances will list the voltage required and the amps that it draws somewhere near the power cord.
How many watts of electricity does las Vegas use a day?
this is important since residents in the Vegas area believe "Hoover" dam supplies all the electricity to three states. this dam cannot be providing even the electricity for Vegas any more. the Vegas attitude has permeated US life. People want something for nothing (gambling)...Boulder is the original name. built 1935. Vegas population 10-15 times larger since then. use of A/C in Vegas routinely results in electricity bills of 3-800 dollars per month in summer. now i have to research the actual answer by googling 'Nevada power' and 'hoover dam'.
How many watts does an electric heater use?
An electric heater is an electric appliance that convert electrical energy in to heat. Working principle of an electric heater as per "Joule heating theory" When electric current passes through a resistor that electric energy convert to heat (best and simple example is a spring type heating element). When Voltage applied both end of a wire/spring type Resistance wire, voltage flow and this voltage help that wire to heat up and convert in to heat. A Resistance wire quality, length & thickness depend how many time heat spread and resist with that heat. K.watt/ Watt = Applied voltage x Ampere. Many quality and types of electric heating elements are there depend upon purpose of use. Few best heating elements known as Kanthal wire, Nicrome wire, Ureka wire, Super Kanthal, Silicon Carbide heating elements etc.
Why US used 60 Hz electrical system?
To have the real answer you must first understand Capacitance, Resistance, and inductance. And since you probably don't want a physics lession. "Simply Put" the higher the frequency " f " the reduction of current " I ". in the 50's we ran off a 25Hz system, we then realized that it was much more efficient to run everything at 60hz, thus why we run 60hz. IF you want more info look up a RLC cct and you will understand more.
How many watts are used by an electrical pencil sharpener?
It would be very small, probably under 100 watts and even less in terms of real energy consumption because it would be used so briefly.
How many watts of electricity does the average house use?
Electric supply companies know how much houses use in groups in aneighbourhood. In a typical neighbourhood in the UK, the powercompanies reckon on about 2 kW per customer. Individual domesticcustomers have a supply of 60 or 100 amps, which is 14.4 or 24 kW,but naturally they don't all draw the max at any given moment.
How many watts does a typical electric kettle use?
800 watts Answer It depends where you live. In North America the size of a kettle islimited by the supply at the receptacle (120 V/15 A) which means itcannot exceed 1800 W. In the UK, the supply is 230 v/13 A, so akettle cannot exceed 2990 W.
How many watts does a 10 watt electric blanket use in 15 minutes?
A watt is not typically used as a unit of measurement here. You may be asking for the number of watt-hours. Power is billed in kilowatt-hours (KWH). A 10 watt electric blanket use 10 watt-hours per hour, so that would be 2.5 watt-hours in 15 minutes. Divide 2.5 watt-hours by 1000 to get KWH. Take the total kilowatt-hours and times that by your rate (for me 15 cents) to get the total cost for those 15 minutes ($0.000375 or almost free, far less than a penny)
Do different watt light bulbs produce different amounts of heat for a 60 watt light bulb and a 40 watt light bulb and a 100 watt light bulb?
in short yes.. the higher the wattage the higher the heat output.. this goes from pretty much every form of lighting we have.
How many watts does an electric stove use?
It depends on the stove. If you can find the manual, or look up the AMPs it uses. Should be around 50. Multiply 120V if you live in the US. By the number of Amps. That will give you the total amount of watts.
How to convert electrical watt to thermal watt?
There is no such thing as an 'electrical watt' and a 'thermal watt'. The watt is simply the SI unit for power, which is the rate of doing work or the rate of heat transfer.
How much electric watts does a DVD player use?
It depends on the player but probably 10 to 50 watts. On the back or bottom of your player should be something that says what it's power requirements are. Find the voltage (probably 120v or 240v) and the amperage (like maybe 0.25a or so). Multiply these values together and you'll have watts. This is not necessarily the normal operating wattage but the maximum draw that this device should ever use. Nominal operation power consumption will be much less, maybe half of this maximum.
How much electricity does a 40 watt light bulb use?
watts divided by voltage = amps 40watts divided by 230 voltage (uk) =0.17 amps I suspect you are really asking what electricity will you have to pay for. Energy companies charge for Kilowatt hours (1 KWH = 1000 watts running for 1 hour). So a 40 W bulb running for 25 hours consumes 40 x 25 = 1000W = 1KWH. In 1 hour it consumes 40W x 1H = 40 WH = 0.04KWH
How many watts for 60 hz?
Watts and Frequency (Hz) are two different measurements. Wattage is the product of amps times volts. Frequency (Hz) is a measurement used with alternating current. Alternating current changes it's direction (cycles) so many times per second. 60 Hz is 60 cycles per second.
How much electricity does a 200 watt amplifier use?
The 200 watts on an amplifer would refer to output if it were turned up all the way. This does not tell you how much electricity the amplifier would use. There is some power lost from heat, but we don't know just how much, from the information above.
How many watts does an electric iron use?
To determine the number of watts of electric energy consumed by electric iron, we need to multiply the volts and the ampere used by that particular electric iron, so the product of those two is the watts used by the electric iron.
Is 1500 watts for electric heater a lot?
To put it into perspective a 1000 watt base board heater will heat a 10' x 10' = 100 sq ft room.
How many watts does a electric stove use?
The watts depend on the size of the heating elements and how many elements are being used at the time in question. The owners manual will be able to tell you the watts for the stove top burners. The other heating elements you need to find out about are in the oven/broiler. Adding them all up will give you the total watts. . The instruction manual will tell you what size electric service you need for the range. Be aware that this will be more than the range will ever use, and will contain a safety factor as well. Electric range cords are generally 220V, 50 amps. That means it is expected to use less than 11,000 watts.
How much electricity does a 1000 watt hps light use?
Ok so if you guys thought about it it should be easy to calculateit's simple math. If your trying to find out how many Kw/h your going to use. First figure out how many watts your running. 1000W = 1Kw so divide total number of Watts by 1000 So for a 600W light 600W/1000= 0.6Kw/H So if you use your light for an hour thats how many Kw you will usefor an hour. Next how many hours do you plan on running it for. Whether it be 1816 14 or 12 multiply the two numbers together (Kw by number ofhours used) So if your running 600W light for 12/12 equation would be 0.6(Kw)X 12(Hours)= 7.2Kw/H per day of usage Then multiply that total by the number of days you plan on runningyour light. So a 600W light on for 12 hours a day for 60 days will use.. 0.6(Kw)X 12 (Hours)X 60(Days)= 432Kw/H Now multiply that number by whatever your electric company chargersby the Kw/H to estimate cost.
A heat pump has a cop rating of 2.5 to 1 if 200 watts of electricity are used to run the heat pump how many equivalent watts are produced?
19.a heat pump has a COP rating of 2.5 to 1. If 200 watts of electricity are used to run the heat pump, how many equivalent watts(heat) are produced?
How many kilowatts per hour are used to run a 1500 watt electric fireplace?
1.5 kW "Kilo" means 1000, so a 1500 W appliance uses energy at the rate of 1500 W / 1000 = 1.5kW. By the way, you probably do not mean "kilowatts per hour." A watt (or a kilowatt) measures the rate of energy use. Rate units already have the time parameter built in: for example, "kilometers per hour" is a measure of one's rate of travel. What you may mean is "kilowatt-hours," which is what the unit the electric company uses to figure your bill. If you are in the UK, which averages about 7p/kWh for electricity, the fireplace will cost you about 10.5p each hour you run it. In the USA the average cost for electricity is about $0.12/kWh, so the fireplace will cost you about $0.18 every hour.
How much electricity does a 600 watt light and ballast use?
Use the current rating that is stamped on the ballast and multiply it by the voltage the ballast operates on. This will give you the input line wattage.
What does the electrical term watt mean?
1 watt = 1 joule per second Additional Answer The watt is not an 'electrical term' at all. It is simply the SI unit of measurement for power , which is the rate of doing work or of heat transfer.
How many watts does an electric drill use?
To figure that out you need to know the Amperage that it draws and what the voltage of the circuit is that you're using. Once you know that you can figure out how many watts it uses by doing simple math. Voltage x Amperage = Watts
How much electricity does a 1500 watt portable heater use?
1500 watts... Average electric bill is $0.98/ killowatt hour (1000 watts an hour) So it wil cost around $1.50- $2.00/ Hour to operate
How many watts of electricity to light a 60 watt fluorescent light bulb?
Providing the lamp is operating at its rated voltage, a 60-W lampwill require 60 W. Thought that should be self-evident!
Does a 60-watt electric light bulb create heat energy?
Yes. Part of the energy is converted to light, part to heat. Thepercentage depends on the type of light bulb. Fluorescent and LEDlight bulbs are more efficient than incandescent light bulbs. A 60-watt incandescent bulb will be uncomfortable to remove fromthe socket with your bare hands after turning it off. However, a100-watt bulb will burn you if you remove it with your bare handsafter turning it off.
How many watts does an electric water heater use?
for a large one it is 4,000 watts and for a smaller one it is 1,000 watts
Why electricity rating is calculated in watts?
The rating of any electrical appliance or piece of electrical equipment is calculated in watts because the watt is the international unit for power. The electrical power of a purely resistive load is calculated using the Power Equation: Power (watts) = Voltage (volts) x Current (amps) For a reactive load - such as an ac electric motor - the Power Equation has to be modified to allow for its Power Factor: Power (watts) = Voltage (volts) x Current (amps) x Power Factor
Do a 60 HZ appliance use more electricity?
The amount of electricity that an appliance uses is governed by the wattage that the appliance is rated at. This is indirectly governed by the amount of amperage that the appliance draws which is indirectly governed by the resistance in ohms that the appliance has. As to the frequency of the appliance, this has no direct bearing on the electrical consumption. A formula to keep in mind is Watts = Amps x Volts.
How many volts watts and amps would an electric piano use?
Some where on the electric piano there will be a manufactures label. When you find it the voltage and amperage will be stated. To find the wattage use the formula W = Amps x Volts.
How much electricity does a 1000 watt light use a month?
You are billed based on kilowatt-hours. Your light is 1 KW. If you had on continually for the month that would be about 30 days x 24 hrs = 270 KWh. An average cost per KWh is about 12 cents so your cost would be about $86.40 for continuous use per month.
How many watts does an electric furnace use when running?
Find the rating plate on the unit. It should give you the amp loading. Multiply this by voltage ie; 240v x 10amps (for example) = 2400 watts. Therefore, if the unit is running for an hour, it uses 2.4Kw/h.
How many watts to run an electric stove?
In North America the most common size breaker for a stove is 40 amps. At 240 volts this relates to W = Amps x Volts = 9600 watts. This is the maximum amount of watts that can be drawn from that circuit. The manufacturer of different brands have different wattage's for their equipment. This is biased on the options of the stove, with added features usually drawing more to the total wattage of the stove. To find the specific wattage value of a stove look for the manufacture's nameplate on the stove. There it will tell you how much the wattage of the stove is.
Would you use less electrical energy burning a 60 watt light bulb for 900 seconds or a 100 watt light bulb for 500 seconds?
1 watt = 1 Joule/sec 60 watts x 900 sec = 54 000 Joule 100 watts x 500 sec = 50 000 Joule So you use less electrical energy using 100 watt light bulb for 500 seconds.
Can you connect four 1500 watt space heaters to 120V?
Yes you can, as long as you don't use the full power, and always keep it in low.
How many amps does a 15000 watt electric grill use?
It depends on the voltage it runs on. The answer would be the wattage 15,000 divided by the voltage. Example at 240 volts it would run on 62.5 amps.
How many amps does a hair dryer use with 25 volts 60 hz and 1500 watts?
Amps = Watts / (Volts x Power Factor). Now a hair dryer has a motor and a resistive heater so if we assume a PF = .8 the answer is: 1500 / 20 = 75 amps. Since it is unlikely that you have a 75 amp hair dryer you must mean 125 volts. The answer for that would be 1500 / 100 = 15 amps which is still high, but believable. If we assume a Power Factor of 1 and ignore the motor contribution to Power Factor we have 1500 / 125 = 12 amps.
How much electricity does your 120v 60 Hz 1.4A mini fridge use?
120 Volts multiplied by 1.4 Amps equals 168 Watts. This may be steady state current though so allow more for startup. Also the fridge probably does not have the pump running all of the time so figure the 'on' time compared to the 'off' time for a true average.
Can you use a 60 Hz breaker in a 50 Hz electrical system?
should make no difference ac breakers cant be used on dc they tend not to clear arcs when in any doubt use a fuse
How many watts of electricity does the average toaster use?
There are many styles of toasters out there today, from a basic two slot toaster to one that also fry eggs and warm up muffins. On average, most toasters use 750-1100 watts that that number varies greatly dependent upon the fanciness of the toaster.
Can you use a 60 amp breaker for a electric stove?
You can as long as the feeder wire to the stove is a #6 which is rated for 60 amps. You must keep in mind that the breaker protects the wire size. If your stove is now connected with a #8 which is rated for 40 amps you can not use a 60 amp breaker on the circuit for the above reason.
How much does it cost to use an electric heater at 1500 watts?
To answer this question you need two more values to add to the equation. The time the heater is operated and the cost of a kWh in the area where you live. The formula is 1500 x time unit is on x cost of kWh in your area = cost of operation of the heater.
How much electricity does a 400 watt light use a month?
On continuously, it uses one unit (1 kWh) in 2Â½ hours. A 30-day month has 720 hours so it would use 288 units of electrical energy.
How many watts does an electric piano use?
Look on the back of the equipment for a manufactures label. If the wattage is not on the label just use this equation Watts = Amps x Volts. This will give the wattage that the piano uses whenever it is turned on.
What size wire for 120v 1500 watt heater?
AWG 12/2 with ground on a dedicated circuit with a 20 amp breaker.That will safely supply 1920 watts of continuous power.
How many watts of electricity are used in a year?
The amount of electrical energy is measured in watt-hours orkilowatt-hours, otherwise known as units, and the average Europeanwould use 5000-6000 units per year.
How many hz is 1500 watts and 120 volts?
It could be anything from zero to infinity because Hertz are notproportional to either watts or volts. But 120 v supplies are common in America, where the frequencyhappens to be 60 Hz.
How many watts of electric does a 10' baseboard heater use?
A rule of thumb is 250 watts per linear foot. The ten foot baseboard heater probably has a rating of 2500 watts.
How many watts does electric can opener use?
I just checked mine in the kitchen. That one uses 1.4 amps at 120 volts, which is 168 watts. Others may be slightly more or less, but that is about average.