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Re: Variac rating

In a message dated 10/5/00 8:30:26 AM Pacific Daylight Time, tesla-at-pupman-dot-com 

<<  500 VA. I'm a little fuzzy on how to convert this
 to amps. Any help? >>

Hi Gene,

Just divide the 500 VA by the maximum output voltage ( usually
120 to 150 volts on 120 volt input units, 240 to 280 volts with 240 
volt input units. Example: 500 VA/ 120 volts= ~4 amps.

David Rieben