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Sooner

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Riddle me this Batman...
« on: November 23, 2019, 09:38:05 AM »
My AD15 panel states the mains input is 80VA (0.7a @ 115V) compared to a Japanese model that says 100VA (0.87a @ 115V).  Why would the Japanese model require 25% more power?  I know running on a lower voltage requires more current, but more power?

Also any thoughts on why the Japanese version has a sticker that says it requires 65 watts?  I thought V.A. and watts were the same (voltage time current). 
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Re: Riddle me this Batman...
« Reply #1 on: November 23, 2019, 09:47:21 AM »
P.S. The Japanese model is for sale at the bargain price of just $1636 and that includes free shipping!  ::)

https://www.ebay.com/.../Orange-1324-09-03.../184046562068
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Re: Riddle me this Batman...
« Reply #2 on: November 23, 2019, 11:23:44 AM »
Power factor should be brought into the equation.   However, regulatory confusion may be in the mix.  Good question though.  I'd like to know more.

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Re: Riddle me this Batman...
« Reply #3 on: November 27, 2019, 04:39:06 AM »
The pics appear too pixelated to read the values you refer too.

I guess Orange just revised their numbers.
My AD15 has 0.87 for 115v.

I obviously use it on UK 230v.
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Re: Riddle me this Batman...
« Reply #4 on: November 27, 2019, 06:47:31 AM »
The pics appear too pixelated to read the values you refer too.

I guess Orange just revised their numbers.
If you click on the pics the resolution increases. 

Strange that the power consumption went up by 24% but the fuse rating dropped by almost 40%.
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