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Response to phantom power (Reply #7)

Wed Oct 30, 2013, 03:32 PM

8. Sad, isn't it, what passes for technical journalism these days.

 

The difference between power and energy seems to be just "too hard" for most to grasp. Really, it's not rocket science.

Oh, and just to pick a nit, I don't think you can provide 1.3 gigawatts of storage with a car battery. Even for a short while. That would be 100,000,000 amps at 13 volts. I think the internal resistance in most car batteries will limit the dump rate to a couple thousand amps. But I get your point.

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