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From: Don Pearce
Subject: Re: Microwave oven from 110V to 220V
Date: Fri, 11 Oct 2002 16:50:35 +0430
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On 11 Oct 2002 08:10:10 -0400, Sam Goldwasser
>email@example.com (Ed Beroset) writes:
>> FWIW, newer electronic meters can and do measure power factor, so
>> while the simple electromechanical meters typically used in
>> residential applications won't be affected, electronic meters are able
>> to measure PF and some utilities charge based on PF -- typically not a
>> consideration for residential user, howewver.
>I believe it's the law in the U.S. that power meters must measure true power
>for residential customers. The old power meters don't measure true power
>because of some inability to do so, they were (very cleverly) designed that
>Now, let's have this thread die!
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Are you the moderator, or do you just like to have the last word with
some nonsensical piece of crap?
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