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RE: computing electrical loads

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Subject: RE: computing electrical loads
From: "Randall" <>
Date: Mon, 15 Nov 2004 15:29:25 -0800
> For HorsePower  1hp = 750W  approximately

We've had this discussion before ... it takes a lot more than 750 watts to
make one horsepower.

1000 volt-amps is a much better approximation (and volt-amps is what we want
anyway, since motors are not resistive loads).

And no, I'm not talking about start-up current, that's running.


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