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Make sure that the 'inexpensive' watt-meter can correctly handle non-
sinusoidal wave forms.
Triac's don't output sine wave by a LONG shot.
True RMS measurement are often NOT produced by cheap meters.
(Or so it has been in the past - maybe things are better now??)
On Jan 1, 2009, at Jan 1(Thu) 3:26 , Brian Whatcott wrote:
> a wattmeter is now so within reach that it would be a good accessory.
> This would enable a TRIAC dimmer to moderate the power,
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