# Your question: How many watts does a 3 HP motor used?

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## How many watts is a 3 HP motor?

Approximate Running Wattage

Approximate Starting Wattage Approximate Running Wattage
Capacitor Start Induction Run 1 1/2Horsepower 4200 1600
Capacitor Start Induction Run 2 Horsepower 5100 2000
Capacitor Start Induction Run 3 Horsepower 6800 3000
Capacitor Start Induction Run 4 Horsepower 9800 4800

## How many watts does a 3 HP well pump use?

GeneratorJoe Generator Wattage Guide

Household & Office Running Wattage Starting Wattage
Pump, Well, 1 – 1/2 HP 2500 5000
Pump, Well, 2 HP 3750 7500
Pump, Well, 3 HP 5000 10000
Pump, Well, 5 HP 7500 15000

## Does higher watts mean more power?

What does a Watt mean? The Wattage of the light is the amount of energy it takes to produce a certain amount of light. The higher the wattage, the brighter the light, but also the more power it uses.

## How many horsepower is 1000w?

Watts to horsepower conversion table

Watts (W) Mechanic horsepower (hp(I)) Metric horsepower (hp(M))
800 W 1.072817 hp 1.087697 hp
900 W 1.206920 hp 1.223659 hp
1000 W 1.341022 hp 1.359622 hp
2000 W 2.682044 hp 2.719243 hp

## How many watts do you need to power a house?

In a typical home, essential items will average 5000 – 7500 watts of power to run.

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HP 110-120 Volts
1/4 5.8 2.9
1/3 7.2 3.6
1/2 9.8 4.9
3/4 13.8 6.9

## Why is 1hp equal to 746 watts?

If the motor uses 1 kW, it is about 75% efficient, which sounds right for a motor of that size. 745.7 watt is equal to one mechanical horsepower of 550 foot-pounds per second.

## What size generator do I need to run a 30 hp motor?

Rule of Thumb

Electric Motor Size Minimum Generator Req’d (KVA) by Starting Method
HP KW D.O.L to KVA Size (Note 1)
25 19.6 60.5
30 22 75
40 30 100

## How much electricity does a 5 hp pump use?

A standard 5-horsepower (HP) electric motor pump-set shouldn’t — under ideal field conditions of three-phase supply at consistent 440V voltage — consume more than 3.73 kilowatt-hours of energy (one HP equals 0.746 kilowatts).