Re: Proposal: Wattmeter project

>>The input current to a TC tends to be distorted which makes ordinary meters
>Don't know what you mean here. You mean reflected power by inductive loads,
>so the current read by a typical meter is higher than the actual current?

There are two things that confuse simple meters:
1. Input current is phase-shifted due to inductive nature of load (so
called cos-factor)
2. Input current is not pure sinuoid at line frequency.  This tends to be
more or
less complex waveform.