# Amps to Watts Calculator & Conversion – DC/AC (1 & 3 Phase)

## How to Convert Amperes (A) to Watts (W)? Simple and Advanced Calculators

You can use the following two calculators (Simple and Advance) to calculate the electric power in watts from electric current in amperes and electric voltage in volts.

In Simple Amps to Watt calculator, you can calculate any value of Power in Watts, Current in Amperes and Voltage in Volts by entering any two known values for P, V or I.

In Advanced Amps to Watts Calculator, you can calculate the electric power in watts, milliwatts or kilowatts from electric current in amperes, milliamperes and kiloamperes and RMS voltage in volts for DC circuits, AC 1-Phase Circuits and AC 3-Phase circuits having the Line to Line voltage (Delta Connection), Line to Neutral voltage (Star Connection) and Power Factor (P.F). You may read more about the difference between Star and Delta Connections – Comparison Of Y/Δ.

Note 1: If you are on mobile phones, click on the “…” dotes beside the “Advanced Calculator” to select another simple calculator. For better experience through mobile phones, use the calculator in landscape position.

 Select Current Type DCAC – Single phaseAC – Three phase Enter Current in Amps mAAkA Select voltage type Line to Line VoltageLine to Neutral Voltage Enter Voltage in Volts mVVkV Enter power factor Power Result in Watts W Power Result in Kilowatts kW Power Result in Milliwatts mW
Simple Amps to Watts Calculator

 Voltage (V): Volt Current (I) AmpsMilliamps Power (P) Watts

Note 2: For higher values like, 3×103, 5×10-6, 1.5 x1012, enter the value like this for scientific notation as 3e3, 5e-6, 1.5e12 etc.

P = V x I

P = V x I x Cosθ

### AC Three Phase Current in AMP to Watt Conversion

#### Conversion with Line to Line Voltage (VL-L)

P = √3 x VL-L x I x Cosθ

#### Conversion with Line to Neutral Voltage (VL-N)

P = 3 x VL-N x I x Cosθ

Where:

• P = Power in Watts
• V = Voltage in Volts
• I = Current in Amperes
• Cosθ = Power factor in AC circuits
• VL-L = Line to Line Voltage in 3-Phase Circuits
• VL-N = Line to Neutral Voltage in 3-Phase Circuits

### Typical Power Factor Values for Equipment and Appliances

For accurate calculation, use the exact value of power factor instead of the typical value by calculation or check the nameplate data rating of the appliance.

 Electrical Equipment and Appliances P.F = Cosθ Motor & Transformer Induction Motor at No Load 0.35 Induction Motor at Full Load 0.85 Transformer at No Load 0.15 Lamps Incandescent Lamps 1.0 Fluorescent Lamps (Uncompensated) 0.5 Fluorescent Lamps (Compensated) 0.9 Discharge Lamps 0.4 to 0.6 Mercury Vapor Lamp 0.5 Sodium Vapor Lamp 0.6-0.7 Ovens Ovens using Resistance Elements 1.0 Induction Heating Ovens (Compensated) 0.85 Dielectric Type Heating Ovens 0.85 Welding Resistance Type Soldering Machines 0.8 to 0.9 Fixed 1-phase Arc Welding Set 0.5 Arc Welding Motor Generating Set 0.7 to 0.9 Arc Furnace 0.8 to 0.9 Arc Welding Transformer Rectifier Set 0.7-0.8 AC-DC Drives & Converters AC-DC Converters 0.95 AC Drive 0.4-0.7 DC Drive 0.6-0.9 Pure Resistive Load 1 Pure Inductive & Capacitive Load 0

### How to Convert Amps to Watts?

The basic Amps to Watts calculator uses the Watt’s Law which states that “The total power of an electric circuit is equal to the product of electric current and voltage in that circuit”. i.e.

Power (P) in Watts = Voltage (V) in Volts x Current (I) in Amps

P = V x I

If we put the values of V and I in the above equations from Ohm’s law, we mat get the power as follow as well.

P = I2 x R

P = V2 ÷ R

Examples:

Watts = Voltage x Current

• 120V x 10A = 1200 W
• 230V x 5A = 1150 W
• 12V x 3A = 36 W

### Equivalent Amps and Watts at 120V AC, 230V AC and 12V DC

The following table shows the different values of Wattage for 120V and 230V AC and 12V DC at unity power factor “1”.

 Voltage in Volts Current in Amp Power in Watts 120V AC 1 120 W 230V AC 230 W 12V DC 12 W 120V AC 5 600 W 230V AC 1150 W 12V DC 60 W 120V AC 10 1200 W 230V AC 2300 W 12V DC 120 W 120V AC 15 1800 W 230V AC 3450 W 12V DC 180 W 120V AC 20 2400 W 230V AC 4600 W 12V DC 240 W 120V AC 30 3600 W 230V AC 6900 W 12V DC 360 W 120V AC 50 6000 W 230V AC 11500 W 12V DC 600 W 120V AC 70 8400 W 230V AC 16100 W 12V DC 840 W 120V AC 100 12000 W 230V AC 23000 W 12V DC 1200 W

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