2 Replies Latest reply on Nov 7, 2013 8:41 AM by noor

    3430 stats

    enobeno New Member

      I need to find out the amp draw and BTU for a running basic 3430. I could only find the a document stating the watts would be 25.

        • Re: 3430 stats
          jayh Hall_of_Fame

          Current drawn depends on voltage.  Watts are voltage * current.


          So, take your 25 watts, divide by supply voltage.


          • at 120VAC supply - 0.208 amps
          • at 208VAC supply - 0.120 amps
          • at 240VAC supply - 0.104 amps


          This is a slight approximation as the power factor may not be exactly 1 but close enough. 


          Watts convert to BTU/hour, not directly to BTU.  One watt is approximately 3.412 BTU/hour so 25 watts is 85.3 BTU/hour.

            • Re: 3430 stats

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