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 How much power do appliances use?

Answer The standard formula for calculating power used by an appliance is by reading the watts on the appliance and plugging it into the following equation: (watts x number of hours/day) / 1000. This will... Read More »
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How much is it to put Solar power in and can you run appliances off of it?

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How do I calculate power usage on appliances?

WattageReview the label on your appliance, which is usually located near the plug. It will tell you how much electricity the appliance uses. You should see both the number of amps and watts. Or mul... Read More »
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How many appliances can run from one 220 power source?

Appliances "use" electricity in watts generated by resistance (amperes). Too much resistance stalls the current. Total amperage of appliances on one circuit must be less than that of the regulator ... Read More »
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Can a sudden power outage damage electrical appliances?

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