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Simple watthour meter?

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Posted by Walter E. on October 21, 2003, 4:24 am
I would like to find out how much power my refrigerator is using over the
course of month.

Are there any inexpensive watt-hour meters on the market? Something I could
build with my AC ammeter?

Thanks for any  input

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Posted by Nick Hull on October 21, 2003, 11:41 am

If you know the power it uses when on, you could wire an electric analog
clock on to the compressor and it will show how many houre it is running.

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Posted by wmbjk on October 21, 2003, 1:20 pm

Is $0 cheap enough?
http://www.safehomeproducts.com/SHP/SM/Electricity_Monitor.asp  Available
from many sources including Radio Shack I believe.


Posted by safemale on February 29, 2004, 10:01 pm
 i use the Kill A Watt  
its super  i love  it

amps volts  voltamps  and  power facter too

Posted by david on March 1, 2004, 4:22 am
 how about the use of digital multimer is there a way a person can use one as
a watt meter to measure how power is being used?

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