ronnie.hull at glowbugs.com
Sun Jul 22 06:35:42 EDT 2007
I've had one of these for a while now, nice little gadgets!
On Sat, 21 Jul 2007 14:47:19 -0500, Jim Candela wrote
> Hi All,
> I just purchased the "Kill-A-Watt" meter from an Ebay seller.
> These are neat because they plug into a 120v outlet, and you plug
> whatever you want into this gadget. It will display:
> Power Factor
> I paid less than $20.00 for mine..
> This device looks pretty useful for evaluating all sorts of electricity
> consuming devices in your house. This includes AM boat anchors!
> One nice use for our transmitters is to calculate % efficiency from
> power cord to antenna. With power factor correction already done,
> this device makes this calculation very simple.
> So lets compare say a DX-100 at 100 watts output versus a Rice Box at
> 100 watts output..
> These are available all over including Amazon.
> Manufacturers web page:
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