[mythtv-users] Comcast rendering my HDHR useless
jruss at mit.edu
Mon Nov 10 22:59:24 UTC 2008
On Mon, Nov 10, 2008 at 5:36 PM, Raymond Wagner <raymond at wagnerrp.com>wrote:
> Wookey wrote:
> > On 2008-11-10 15:40 -0500, Raymond Wagner wrote:
> >> Even kWh is a meaningless term unless you give a time frame.
> > No it's not - it's a measure of energy. It's what you buy power from
> > the power company in. 5kWh will run a 1kW device for 5hours , a 500W
> > device for 10 hours, a 10W device for 500 hours etc. It works for hot
> > water and electricity and eny other energy you wish to measure.
> > Wookey
> For claiming the cost of operation of some device, energy usage is
> meaningless. You must give it in terms of power (energy use per second,
> energy user per month, energy use per billing period). You must specify
> a time frame.
Its funny how it was neither the kW/h nor the kW*h but the plain old kW that
you were looking for ;-). The watt is 1 joule of energy per second.
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