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= Zone =
 
= Zone =
(Set to the right zone)<br />
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[[Server Room]]
[[Equipment]] \ [[Warehouse]] \ [[Metal Shop]]
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= About =
 
= About =
What is this equipment used for. Brief description.
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The Kill-A-Watt is a tool to measure power consumption for specific devices that run on mains (120v AC) power. You plug it into the wall, plug the device into it, and the Kill-A-Watt will tell you how much power the device has used in a given period of time.
  
 
= Owner(s) =
 
= Owner(s) =
* Freeside
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* [[Eldon]]
* Member Name (Link to their Wiki Page if it exists)
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= Hackability =
 
= Hackability =
Hack/Do Not Hack/List Of Desired Improvements
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Do Not Hack
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(We will get another one to hack, let's keep one in original condition and functional)
  
 
== Permissions ==
 
== Permissions ==
Rules and expectations for use of this piece of equipment. Example: <br />
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This is for general use by members while they are in the space. Measure what you want to measure over a period of time while you are monitoring the device you are measuring, and return the Kill-A-Watt to it's home in the server room when you are done.
For general use by members after they have completed an appropriate training course. Treat this equipment as if it were your own cleaning items off of the top of the machine and around its table after usage.
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== Restrictions ==
 
== Restrictions ==
Things the equipment shouldn't be used for, limitations, etc (Don't grind aluminum or brass, etc)<br />
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I believe this device has a wattage restriction. Please read the manual before connecting to high-load (>10A) devices.
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* ??
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== Caution ==
 
== Caution ==
Things a user should know prior to using the equipment (turn on power supply prior to plugging in USB, etc)<br />
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*Check the manual before using with high load devices.
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* ??
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= Basic Instructions =  
 
= Basic Instructions =  
* Step 1
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* Plug it in
* Step 2
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* Plug the device into it
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* Save power!
  
 
== Specifications and Detailed Instructions ==
 
== Specifications and Detailed Instructions ==
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= Tips =
 
= Tips =
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= Warnings =
 
= Warnings =
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[[File:Laser.PNG|100px]] Eyesight Damage Risk
 
 
[[File:Entrapment.png|100px]] Entrapment Risk
 
 
[[File:Flammable.png|100px]] Flammable Risk
 
 
[[File:HighSpeedMovingParts.png|100px]] High Speed Moving Parts
 
 
[[File:NonIoizingRadiation.png|100px]] Non-Ionizing Radiation (RF)
 
 
[[File:UV.png |100px]] UV Radiation
 
 
[[File:Radiation.PNG |100px]] Radiation Warning
 
 
[[File:Poison.PNG|100px]] Poisonous Substances
 
 
[[File:Hot.gif|100px]] Hot Surfaces
 
 
[[File:Cutting.PNG|100px]] Cutting Risk
 
 
[[File:Crush.png|100px]] Crush and Pinch Risk
 
 
[[File:ElectricShock.PNG|100px]] Electric Shock Risk
 
 
[[File:ElectricShock.PNG|100px]] High Voltage
 
  
 
== Safety ==
 
== Safety ==
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[[File:BreathingMask.PNG|100px]] Breathing Mask Required
 
 
[[File:Gloves.PNG|100px]] Gloves Required
 
 
[[File:Goggles.PNG|100px]] Eye Protection Required
 
 
[[File:HardHat.PNG|100px]] Hardhat Required
 
 
[[File:Hearing.PNG|100px]] Hearing Protection Required
 
 
[[File:Lockout.PNG|100px]] Lockout Required
 
  
 
[[File:RTFM.PNG|100px]] Read the Fine Manual
 
[[File:RTFM.PNG|100px]] Read the Fine Manual
  
 
[[File:Unplug.PNG |100px]] Unplug After Use
 
[[File:Unplug.PNG |100px]] Unplug After Use
 
[[File:WashHands.PNG|100px]] Wash Hands Prior/After Use
 
 
[[File:Unplug.PNG |100px]] Unplug After Use
 
 
[[File:WeldingMask.PNG |100px]] Welding Mask Must Be Worn
 
  
 
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Latest revision as of 13:59, 22 February 2014

Contents

[edit] Zone

Server Room

[edit] About

The Kill-A-Watt is a tool to measure power consumption for specific devices that run on mains (120v AC) power. You plug it into the wall, plug the device into it, and the Kill-A-Watt will tell you how much power the device has used in a given period of time.

[edit] Owner(s)

[edit] Hackability

Do Not Hack (We will get another one to hack, let's keep one in original condition and functional)

[edit] Permissions

This is for general use by members while they are in the space. Measure what you want to measure over a period of time while you are monitoring the device you are measuring, and return the Kill-A-Watt to it's home in the server room when you are done.

[edit] Restrictions

I believe this device has a wattage restriction. Please read the manual before connecting to high-load (>10A) devices.

[edit] Caution

  • Check the manual before using with high load devices.

[edit] Basic Instructions

  • Plug it in
  • Plug the device into it
  • Save power!

[edit] Specifications and Detailed Instructions

Info.jpgURL to product page if it exists
RTFM.PNGURL to product manuals
Video.jpgLink to videos showing good examples of use

[edit] Tips

[edit] Warnings

[edit] Safety

RTFM.PNG Read the Fine Manual

Unplug.PNG Unplug After Use

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