News The Twitt-a-watt

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  1. CardJoe

    CardJoe Freelance Journalist

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  2. Veles

    Veles DUR HUR

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    I first read that as Twitt-a-twatt
     
  3. pistol_pete

    pistol_pete Air Cooled Fool

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    That's a lot more high tech than my power monitoring method of walking out into the hall and counting the number of flashes on the electricity meter every minute.
     
  4. Floyd

    Floyd Wire Twister

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    Neat idea but why not just read the kill-a-watt display?
    You can find brand new kill-a-watts for about 10 bucks new.
     
  5. Gareth Halfacree

    Gareth Halfacree WIIGII! Staff Administrator Super Moderator Moderator

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    I don't know about you, but I'd find it difficult to read the display and type the results into a spreadsheet for graphing at a rate of a reading every two seconds - especially if it's in another room.
     
  6. MrWillyWonka

    MrWillyWonka Chocolate computers galore!

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    Forgive me if I'm wrong but if you read the guide it seems that somone has yet to decode the signal? - That's if it's actually producting anything useful.
     
  7. will.

    will. A motorbike of jealousy!

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    Same here :D
     
  8. Huxen5

    Huxen5 New Member

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    hehe so did I.
     
  9. r4tch3t

    r4tch3t hmmmm....

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    That is a good idea, and it lets you monitor each individual socket if you are so inclined.
    I saw this the other ay and thought it was quite interesting. Measures the entire household consumption.
     
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