How to Calculate 12 Volt AMP Hours?

Answer Amp hours are the standard measure of the energy storage capacity of 12-volt and other batteries. When in use, a battery's voltage remains constant. The current (amperage) varies depending on how m... Read More »

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How many watt hours are in 12 volt batteries?

A fully-charged 12 volt battery has 1,200 watt hours. This means that the battery has enough power to run an appliance that consumes 12 watts (or 1 ampere) for 100 hours before it becomes fully dis... Read More »

How to Calculate 220 Volt Wire Gauge?

The gauge of wire you need for your 220 volt circuit depends on how many amperes will be running through the wire. The higher the amperage the bigger the wire. Wire gauges run contrary to what you ... Read More »

How to Calculate Volt/Amp Residential Demand?

To guard against power loss during a utility outage, many households choose to purchase backup generator systems or power inverters. To choose an adequate system, a householder must first determine... Read More »

What happens when 240 volt equipment is plugged into a 120 volt source or if 110-120 volt equipment is plugged into a 60 volt source assuming all alternating current?

Assuming all alternating current and all at the same or similar frequency (say, 50-60Hz), nothing much will happen on a device using a linear transformer. A linear transformer (one that is made of ... Read More »