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This is an indication that measures the power consumption for the day, week, month, year and there is no clock. How is this possible?
asked by Maciej Jesmanowicz on March 5, 2013
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I guess it just starts a timer when it is plugged in. And does the calculation for KWH accordingly. Hope this helps.
Jescoe White answered on March 5, 2013
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Lucas Edwards - HPC answered on March 5, 2013
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There is a clock. It starts counting minutes and hours when you plug it in. It's a "timer" clock.
Cyclebutt answered on March 5, 2013
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This measures the immediate power consumption of your appliance. I needed to know what my computer, monitor, printer, cable modem, voi moden, external hard drive was pulling in order to get the correct battery bavkup.
Michael J Lally answered on March 5, 2013
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This is just a guess, but probably is correct. My guess is that there power level counters (64-bit, or 128-bit, or...) which are incremented off of the internal processor clock and that an interrupt is generated every so many clocks and at that time the counter is checked and a subroutine determines the appropriate consumption for day, week, month, ..
Glen T. Robinson answered on March 5, 2013
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this thing tells you how many watts something uses so that you can find out how much something costs by the day, week, month, year, but no there is not a clock that does it for you, and the price for power can change too, so the math part on costs is up to the individual to figure out. I found the average costs for certain appliances by looking it up on Google and went from there. for example, running 700 watts for 12 hours a day all month, should average at about $35 a month, last time i checked.
Digit answered on March 5, 2013
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It is understood that one can calculate the consumption. However, the product information is misleading. With the current technology, use the clock and the battery is very cheap. You could enter a date and store the counter in the absence of energy supply. I bought this unit and I'm disappointed.
Maciej Jesmanowicz answered on March 5, 2013
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When you plug it in it tracks the length of time and the power consumption. BEFORE you unplug it, write down the hours and power usage, then divide to get the per hour, per week or per month usage total that you want.
Nikki answered on March 7, 2013
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The clock is hidden inside, and it keeps the time a secret.
John OCD-1 answered on March 11, 2014
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