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    Plug voltage reader

    I want to see what voltage draw my PC is taking from the mains.

    Any thoughts to what kind of reader I can use and where to get one from?

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    Re: Plug voltage reader

    Easy, your pc is taking in 240volts from your wall socket, unless you're not in the UK or have really really dodgy electrics in your house.

    I think you mean Watts not volts.

    http://www.maplin.co.uk/plug-in-main...-monitor-38343

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    Re: Plug voltage reader

    yes yes wattage not volts. Doh

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    Re: Plug voltage reader

    You can buy them cheap enough, I think I bought mine from Aldi for about £8.

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    Re: Plug voltage reader

    I have one of the maplin ones, works a treat.

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    Re: Plug voltage reader

    I have this

    http://www2.westfalia.net/shops/elec...cost_meter.htm

    Does exactly watt (I'll get my coat in a minute!) it says!
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