[time-nuts] Modern motherboard with RS232 port

David Kirkby david.kirkby at onetel.net
Mon Aug 20 07:59:53 EDT 2012


On 19 August 2012 20:34, Sarah White <kuzetsa at gmail.com> wrote:
> The difference between
> volt-amp versus RMS watt versus peak watts, etc, etc. can be off by more
> than you'd expect.

An "RMS watt" is a useless term. Sure one can calcualte the RMS value
of power, but the number has no practical significance, unlike mean
power, which has the same heating effect, irrespective of the
waveform.

Dave




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