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[K12OSN] Re: alternate power supplies



I'd say that's a good price for that meter, and it's exactly what the original poster needs.

Just a note about power consumption:  The power company bills you by the kilowatt-hour.  One kilowatt hour is consumed when you a) use 1 kilowatt for 1 hour or b) use 2 kilowatts for 1/2 hour.  I'm mentioning this because the meter at this link looks like it will display either watts or kilowatt-hours.  You should be measuring watts.  If you need to measure kilowatt-hours for some reason, make sure you run each of your tests for the same length of time.

If anybody does a test of power consumption, please post it to the list.  I'm interested in seeing the results.

-Rob

 --- On Fri 12/03, Bryant Patten < opensource whitenitro com > wrote:
From: Bryant Patten [mailto: opensource whitenitro com]
To: k12osn redhat com
Date: Fri, 3 Dec 2004 08:05:29 -0500
Subject: [K12OSN] Re: alternate power supplies

[this got bounced the first time so advance apologies if it appears <br>twice...]<br><br>for a quick and dirty consumer-friendly meter:<br><br><br>	KILL A WATT, ELECTRICITY USAGE MONITOR<br>	http://www.x-tremegeek.com/templates/searchdetail.asp?T1=112+0240<br><br>Bryant<br><br>On Dec 3, 2004, at 7:54 AM, k12osn-request redhat com wrote:<br><br>> They also mention that using a wattmeter will give you good results, <br>> because it takes all this business into account for you.<br><br>_______________________________________________<br>K12OSN mailing list<br>K12OSN redhat com<br>https://www.redhat.com/mailman/listinfo/k12osn<br>For more info see <http://www.k12os.org><br>

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