A typical 2-ton central air unit that puts out 24,000 BTUs will draw between 15 and

**20 amps**.How many watts is a 10 000 BTU air conditioner?

Wattage Chart

Motorhome 5th Wheel and Camp Trailer Roof Top Air Conditioners | Watts Required for start up | Average wattage once running |
---|---|---|

7000 btu RV air conditioner | 1700 | 600 |

10,000 btu RV air conditioner | 2000 | 700 |

13,500 btu RV air conditioner | 2750 | 1250 |

15,000 btu RV air conditioner | 3500 | 1500 |

How many amps is an air conditioner?

Most common voltage ratings for AC units are

**115**, 125 and 220 volts, and amperage rating can run from**15**to**20 amps**. The lower two voltage ratings are common in smaller units, while units with a rating higher than 15,000 BTUs will require a 220-volt circuit.1

## What size generator do I need for a 15000 BTU air conditioner?

Buying a Portable RV Generator

Size of Air Conditioner | Approximate Starting Watts | Approximate Running Watts |
---|---|---|

13,500 btu | 2800-3000W | 1500-2000W |

15,000 btu | 3300-3500W | 1300-1800W |

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## What is the power consumption of a 12000 BTU air conditioner?

Power Consumption Of 12,000 BTU Air Conditioners (

**1 Ton**/**3.5 kW**) 12,000 BTU air conditioner units consume 991 (EER: 12.1) to**1,333 watts**(EER: 9, which is a bit low for these units, by today's standards). An EER of 11.3 is average for new 12,000 BTU window units, translating to a wattage of**1,061 Watts**.3

## How many watts does a 1.5 ton air conditioner use?

A "ton" in air conditioning is a reference to the heat capacity of a ton of melting water ice, over the period of one day. It is defined as 12000 BTU/hr, or

**3517 watts**. So for 1.5 tons, this will turn out to be 18000 BTU/hr or**5275.5 watts**.4

## How many amps are in a microwave?

The more watts used the higher the amp draw so keep that in mind. Most microwaves, installed originally in RV's, are high wattage and can draw

**15 amps**easily. Further understand that when a microwave, or any other appliance, first comes on it will draw anywhere form 3 - 5 amps more for start-up.5

## How much power does a 6000 BTU air conditioner use?

In general, the higher the BTU rating, the more electricity your unit will pull. And, of course, the energy draw will vary by make and model. 6,000 BTU Air Conditioner (approximately

This unit could cool a room up to 260 sq. ft.

**560 watts**)This unit could cool a room up to 260 sq. ft.

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## How many amps is a washing machine?

Ratings of commonly used household appliances

Domestic Portable Appliance | Amps Used | Watts Used |
---|---|---|

Washing machine | 10 | 2200 |

Toaster | 9.0 | 2000 |

Tumble dryer | 11.0 | 2500 |

Dishwasher | 10.0 | 2200 |

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## How many watts is a 3 ton air conditioner?

As a general reference point, a 3 ton central air conditioner uses around

**3500 watts**per hour and a 12,000 BTU window unit uses about**1200 watts**per hour.8

## How many amps do I need for a stove?

Since stoves generally draw from

**40**to**50 amps**, it is permissible to wire them with 8-gauge wire. If your stove draws**50 amps**, however, you will ensure adequate power to the stove and avoid the danger of overheated wires by using 6-gauge wire. You must use 6-gauge wire if your stove is rated for more than**50 amps**.9

## How many amps is a fan?

Low Amps. The majority of modern ceiling fans use less than an amp, averaging between

**0.5**and**1 amp**, depending on the model and the setting.**One amp**drawn by a ceiling fan is equivalent to about 120 watts. Low settings use less amperage while higher settings use more.10

## How much does it cost to run a 5 000 BTU air conditioner?

(Dividing by 1,000 changes watt-hours to kilowatt-hours.) For example, in this case the mathematical formula looks like this: 550 x 24 ÷ 1,000 x

**$0.12**. The cost to run a 5-amp, 5,000-Btu air conditioner over a 24-hour period is about**$1.60**.11

## How many amps does it take to run a refrigerator?

According to the U.S. Department of Energy, the average refrigerator uses approximately 725 watts of electricity and

**15**to**20 amps**, which can equal 10 percent or more of your home's total energy usage.12

## How many watts is a small air conditioner?

Central Air Conditioner –

**3500 Watts**. Central A/C Fan Only – Compressor Off –**750 Watts**. Largest Window Units –**1440 Watts**. Medium Window Unit –**900 Watts**.13

## How much watts does a 1 ton AC use?

As you can see , an AC with 1 Ton capacity will have a number 12 written in the model Code. Suppose you have a 1 Ton capacity Air-Conditioner , then a

**12,000**BTU (or 1 Ton) type AC typically uses about**1200 watts**of electricity.14

## Do air conditioners need a dedicated circuit?

A

**dedicated circuit**has its own breaker in the electrical panel. Large-draw appliances like**air conditioners**, refrigerators, space heaters and washing machines all**require a dedicated circuit**because they are heavy power users.15

## How many amps are in a hair dryer?

A 1800 watt hair dryer uses

**15 amps**(Watts=Volts x Amps) 1800 watts ---- divided by**120**volts---- equals**15 amps**). Here's a simple chart. Of course, your appliance may vary. If power goes out and the breaker cannot reset, you have an electrical problem that needs to be found and corrected.16

## How many watts does a room air conditioner use?

An average central ac will use

**3000**to**5000 watts**of power every hour for around 9 hours a day during the hotter months. Click calculate to find the energy consumption of a central air conditioner using**3500 Watts**for 3 hours a day @ $0.10 per kWh.17

## How many watts does a small window air conditioner use?

Central Air Conditioner – 3500 Watts. Large Window Units –

**1440 Watts**. Medium Window Units –**900 Watts**. Small Window Units –**500 Watts**.18

## How many amps is an electric dryer?

In a dedicated circuit for a dryer, for example, the normal size of the circuit would be

**30 amps**.**30 amps**requires a minimum of #10 copper or #8 alu. With this wire size, the breaker must not be larger than**30 amps**. Do not use a larger breaker then what the current rating of the wire is rated for.19

## How many units does a 1.5 ton AC consume?

cooling capacity of 1 ton is equal to 3.517 kW of power. For 1.5 ton AC ,power consumption of ac =cooling capacity/EER.

=1.5*3.517/2.7=1.954 kW.

AC consists of

=1.5*3.517/2.7=1.954 kW.

AC consists of

**two units**, Indoor unit which is called the evaporator and the Outdoor Unit which called the Compressor.20

## How many amps is a hot water heater?

A water heater of this type is required to be considered a continuous load meaning that the branch circuit needs to be calculated at 125% of the heater's rated ampacity.

**4500/240**=**18.75 amps**, will work on a**20 amp**OCPD but, 18.75*125% =**23.4 amps**, requires a 25 or**30 amp**circuit.