measuring power usage

Robert G. Brown rgb at phy.duke.edu
Tue Jun 3 18:40:46 EDT 2003


On Tue, 3 Jun 2003, Selva Nair wrote:

> On Tue, 3 Jun 2003, Trent Piepho wrote:
> 
> > I seem to recall reading in a mailing list, I think this one, about a
> > relatively inexpensive device that would measure the real wattage and power
> > factor of electronics.  I think that someone on the list bought one and posted
> > a review.  Does this ring a bell with anyone?  I'd like to get some real
> > numbers about what our cluster is drawing and how much we capacity we have for
> > new hardware.
> 
> google "kill a watt"

Yes, very lovely thingie.  There are links to at least one source on the
brahma vendors page, and I >>have<< pictures of a kill-a-watt in action,
if I ever overcome my innate inertia and post them on the brahma photo
tour...

   rgb

> 
> Selva
> 
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