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#36285 04/03/04 03:56 AM
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I know volts/watts = Amps but how do I figure out the watts from and amp reading? A fan (12V DC Computer fan) says 0.25A how so I figure out watts? thanks


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#36286 04/03/04 04:00 AM
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It's actually Watts/Volts=Amps.

You can rearrange the formula to Watts = Volts x Amps, so for your fan 12V x 0.25A = 3W.

(That's for DC; it can get more complex for AC.)

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Wizkid, if you are the specialist that your name suggests, this is Basic Ohms Law + Transposition of an Equation, easy!.
I can work these things out in my head!. [Linked Image]

#36288 04/03/04 04:28 PM
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Er, there's this.

    [Linked Image from 6l6.net]




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