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.
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How many amps does a 24000 BTU air conditioner use?

A typical 2-ton central air unit that puts out 24,000 BTUs will draw between 15 and 20 amps.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
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How many watts is a 10 000 BTU air conditioner?

Wattage Chart
Motorhome 5th Wheel and Camp Trailer Roof Top Air ConditionersWatts Required for start upAverage wattage once running
7000 btu RV air conditioner1700600
10,000 btu RV air conditioner2000700
13,500 btu RV air conditioner27501250
15,000 btu RV air conditioner35001500
  • How many watts is an oven?

    Ovens use 1000 to 5000 watts, with an average modern oven using around 2400 watts on medium to high heat. Click calculate to find the energy consumption of an Oven using 2400 Watts for 1 hour a day @ $0.10 per kWh.
  • How many watts is a 10 000 BTU air conditioner?

    Wattage Chart
    Motorhome 5th Wheel and Camp Trailer Roof Top Air ConditionersWatts Required for start upAverage wattage once running
    7000 btu RV air conditioner1700600
    10,000 btu RV air conditioner2000700
    13,500 btu RV air conditioner27501250
    15,000 btu RV air conditioner35001500
  • How many watts is a washing machine?

    A washing machine will use 400 to 1300 watts, with modern Energy Star rated models using about 500 watts. Click calculate to find the energy consumption of a clothes washer using 500 Watts for 0.25 hours a day @ $0.10 per kWh. This is the same as washing twice a week for 52.5 minutes each time.

Updated: 24th October 2018

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