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Old 01-24-2019, 10:42 PM
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Originally Posted by resto108 View Post
Well, for some reason, I have 175 watts stuck in my head. Resistance (ohms) = Volts squared divided by watts. So we know the volts, 115, and the watts, 175. Equals 75ish ohms. Any meter will do, we're not talking micro circuitry here.
Also try checking resistance at the element in case its your cord that's bad. Obviously, check the outlet, too.
Its closer to 290 watts or so. The heater on my OM601 averaged 293 watts or so when operating.
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