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What is the current draw on the line voltage side (amps at 110V) for each LED strip reel?
Our electrician needs to know the amperage draw for each LED strip reel (16.4 feet) connected to our electrical system (110V). How is this calculated?
The simplest way to calculate this is to calculate the power draw of the LED strip. Waveform Lighting's LED strips draw 5.5 watts per foot, so 5.5 watts multiplied by 16.4 feet gives us approximately 90 watts.
Then, to determine amperage draw at 110V, we simply divide the wattage by 110 volts.
Amperage draw at 110V = 90 watts / 110V = 0.82A
Keep in mind that the amperage draw on the 12V or 24V (low voltage DC) will be a different value.
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