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Old 01/02/2008, 11:07 AM   #1
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How do I correctly read a Kill-A-watt meter?

I know it measures watts, power factor and amps.

All I care is what number(s) I should look for that my SCE electric meter measures since that is where my money is going.


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Old 01/02/2008, 11:16 AM   #2
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If you set it to read watts you'll know what it's drawing.

Last summer I had mine hooked to the chiller to give me a running total usage since I really had no idea how often it was running. After I found out I decided some things would just have to suffer the heat.

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Old 01/02/2008, 12:12 PM   #3
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Doesnt the red button on the right show KWH which is what you want to know.


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Old 01/02/2008, 01:53 PM   #4
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i really don't think it can tell you where you money goes, all i know is that when those number reads higher, i pay more


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