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GuyFawkes

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starting power for various appliances
« on: March 01, 2006, 01:05:37 AM »
Appliance      Rated Watts      Rated kVA      Rated kVA

   (appliances)    (generator to operate appliance)    (generator to start appliance)

Air Conditioner
(Evaporative model)    275-1000    0.34-1.25    1.36-5
Air Conditioner
(Reverse cycle)    200-2500    0.25-3.13    1-12.5
Clothes Dryer    2400    3    3
Coffee Percolator    550    0.69    0.69
Can Opener    100    0.13    0.52
Deep Freezer    500    0.63    2.52
Disposal Unit    650    0.81    3.24
Dishwasher    1000-3000    1.25-3.75    1.25-3.75
Domestic Water Pumps    275-1000    0.34-1.25    1.36-5
Exhaust Fan    40    0.05    0.2
Food Processor    500    0.63    2.52
Floor Polisher    350    0.44    1.76
Frypan    1400    1.75    1.75
Hair Dryer    1500    1.88    1.88
Hotwater Service    2500-3000    3.13-3.75    3-13-3.75
Iron    800-1500    1-1.88    1-1.88
Kettle or jug    1600-3000    2-3.75    2-3.75
Lights    25-200    0.03-0.25    0.03-0.25
Microwave    1500    1.88    1.88
Oven    4000-8000    5-10    5-10
Radio    60    0.08    0.08
Radiator    1000-2500    1.25-3.13    115-3.13
Refrigerator (home)    300    0.38    1.52
Sewing Machine    60    0.08    0.32
Space Heater    2000    2-5    2.5
Television    75-200    0.09-0.25    0.09-0.25
Toaster    250-1250    0.3-1.56    0.3-1.56
Washing Machine    500-3000    0.63-3.75    2.52-15
Welder 140A    5000    6.25    8 min
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Original Lister CS 6/1 Start-o-matic 2.5 Kw (radiator conversion)
3Kw 130 VDC Dynamo to be added. (compressor + hyd pump)
Original Lister D, megasquirt multifuel project, compressor and truck alternator.
Current status - project / standby, Fuel, good old pump diesel.