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Refrigerator power consumption

Discussion in 'Home Power and Microgeneration' started by David Williams, Sep 13, 2007.

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  1. -> The big question: WHY does the data plate inside
    -> the refrigerator give a rating of 11.2 amps when the
    -> thing draws just over ONE amp when running?

    It could be the surge current that the compressor motor draws for a
    fraction of a second while it's starting up.

    dow
     
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