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Synonyms for ampere

a former unit of electric current (slightly smaller than the SI ampere)

the basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites

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5 amperes (A), providing H an output of 30 watts (W).
I'm not sure what you are using as a point of reference, but the iPad consumes less than 15 watts of power through its charging port, which is less than one ampere at 14 volts and less than 1/2 ampere at 28 volts.
5 giga amperes of batteries with 20 cell lines and eight battery lines.
The system operates on 110 vac at 5 amperes and 70 psi of compressed air, and is available with a no-product sensor, one-shot input, unwinder, RS-232 interface and special set-up for cutting extrusions on-line.
For use with the Temp-Master TMMZ multizone temperature controller, a module capable of running significantly higher currents than the standard QMOD (with a current capacity of 15 amperes per zone) has been introduced by Mold-Masters Systems.
For example, given that electrical "power" is the product of amperes times voltage, an electric motor that takes 12 amperes at 12 volts requires only 6 amperes at 24 volts or 4 amperes at 36 volts.
Designed by Integrated Engineering Software, Winnipeg, Canada, both Amperes and Coulomb (magnetostatic and electrostatic) are based on the company's innovative and user-friendly boundary element method (BEM).
They are available in different ratings from 15 to 30 amperes.
Tenders are invited for 4 Pole Mccb 3 Phase 1 Neutral , 25 Ka Breaking Capacity, 415 V Ac , 50 Hz A 100 Amperes Rating, Model Name- Load Line As Or Exactly Similar In Physical And Electrical Parameters 5 Nos.
Summary: The Energy Ministry said the fair price of electricity provided by private generators for December is LL390 for every hour of power supply for customers who receive 5 amperes, and LL820 for 10 ampere subscriptions
TSW2/3: one form A or one form B solid state switching device; rated at 3 amperes
To trigger one of Z's enormous X-ray blasts, scientists send a submicrosecond pulse of millions of amperes of electric current racing through a palm-size cage of metal threads at the center of the sprawling apparatus.
Priced at under 20 cents apiece in 5,000 piece quantities, the USF 1206 surface mount fuse has an interrupt rating of 50 amperes.