What's the difference between amps and watts?
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Whats the difference between amps and watts??
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Amps are the unit of current flow. (Analogy: where water flows through a pipe, litres per second.) Watts...
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Wind DC turbine motor ( 2860 watts and 22 amps). A car alternator is DC has 250 amps watts ?The difference is?
I am installing a wind power electrical system at my home. The mill has a DC turbine motor pushing 2860 watts22 amps. I want to use a car/truck alternator. It is pushing 250 ...show more
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Don is correct about the voltage/power relationship. But a car alternator is not DC. Hence the name...

What is the difference between watts (volts X amps) and volt amps (volts X amps)?
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voltamperes do not equal watts always. The true formula for watts is VAcos(phase); (phase is the angle...

What is the difference between Volt/Amps (V*A) and Watts???....both are related to the power equation. P=VA?
This is related to electrical power supplies that are often rated in volt*amps. While electrical equipment like video cameras are rated in Watts. Both Watts and V*A seem the same from the equation P=I*E. Why not just use only Watts or only V*A ?
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VA (voltamps) is used on AC equipment that is reactive  like transformers  to show the maximum load...

What is the difference between volts, amps and watts?
Its been bugging me for a while now and the wikipedia explanation twisted my melon man, i always assumed volts related to how powerful the electric was but it seems i was frikin wrong, what are volts, amps and watts.
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You had assumed right, actually. Volts IS how much "pressure" the electricity has got. So...

Whats the relationship between between subs and amps and watts and that whole thing?
so im looking at some subs for my car but i really dont really know anything about it so heres my question whats the whole thing with how amps and subs work. and what about the whole ...show more
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k pretty much all in all a sub is ur speaker haha. it puts out the bass, to do this u need a power source...

What Do Ammeters measure, i know Amps but whats the difference between Amps and Volts?
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amps is the amount of current flowing volts is the pressure behind it

amps, volts, watts.
I am confused about what exactly wattage is. ON THIS PAGE: http://science.howstuffworks.com/electricity3.htm IT SAYS: In an electrical circuit, the number of electrons that are moving is called the amperage or the current, and it is measured in amps...
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Hi paulshanks!! Simple mathematics can help you to understand this. Let me start with the Ohm's law...

Whats the difference between marine audio speakers/amps and car audio speakers/amps, aside from the obvious?
Can you use them in either or
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nothing really other than the marine certified equipment is slightly more resistant to moisture. I've...

What's the difference between in input of 3.42 Amps and 3.5 Amps for a Laptop?
Hello, I just need an information I have a laptop where, which has an adapter with an output of 19 volts 3.42 Amps (65 Watts) Now, the laptop wouldn't turn on with this adapter, ( only on battery it will turn on) so I switched the adapter with an 18V...
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It could be the difference of 1 volt is why your laptop won't turn on. Or the adapters might not have...