Measuring power

Dave Matthews dave at
Wed Apr 29 15:21:56 BST 2009

Andrew Beattie wrote:
> (more specifically, I want to calculate the power cost per server per 
> year).
> Added difficulty:  I want to do this non-intrusively.
I spose reading the utility bill is not an option ;)

You could subtract the rest of your power consumption, lights etc, 
should be measurable/minimal. Otherwise get an electrical contractor to 
install an inline power meter before the ups ( real quick.)


* by the way, you are not the only one who bought a clamp meter to do 
this. doh.

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