What’s The Difference Between Watts And Volt-Amperes? (.PDF Download)

Aug. 27, 2014

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Both watts (W) and volt-amperes (VA) are units of measurement for electrical power. Watts refer to “real power,” while volt-amperes refer to “apparent power.” Usually, electronic products show one or both of these values...

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