# How many watts does a 2 hp motor use?

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## How many watts is a 2 hp motor?

Approximate Running Wattage

Approximate Starting Wattage Approximate Running Wattage
Capacitor Start Induction Run 1 Horsepower 3000 1000
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

## What size generator do I need to run a 2 hp motor?

Rule of Thumb

Electric Motor Size Minimum Generator Req’d (KVA) by Starting Method
HP KW S.D to KVA Size (Note 2)
1 0.75 2
1.5 1.1 3
2 1.5 4

## 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 does a house water pump use?

A typical water pump’s wattage can vary between 250 watts to 1,100 watts. Take the wattage of the specific water pump and multiply it times how many hours a day it runs. Then, multiply it by how many days a year it runs, and divide by 1000. This will give the amount of kilowatt-hours the pump is using.

## How much electricity does a 1/2 HP well pump use?

Well pumps should be sized by a professional. It is not uncommon for people to have 3/4 hp pumps installed in their wells equaling 30 minutes of pumping per day or 350 kWh/yr, while a ½ hp pump, which uses only 240 kWh/yr, would be sufficient.

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## How many watts do I need to power my house?

An average size home requires from 5000 to 7000 watts to power essential items. provides you with the number of continuous or running watts your generator must supply.

## What can a 2 HP generator run?

In layman’s terms, a 2000 watt generator can run almost any small household, RV or recreational appliances, including:

• Portable light source – 500 watts.
• Space heater – 1,800 watts.
• Coffee maker – 1,000 watts.
• Microwave oven – 1,000 watts.
• Ceiling fan – 60 watts.
• Modern fridge + freezer – 700 watts.
• Dishwasher – 1,500 watts.

## What size generator do I need to run a 5 hp motor?

A true 5 hp on 220 volts would require 28 amps to run on 220 or 6160 watts so at a minimum I would think 20,000 watt generator.