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How many watts does it take to run a 5000 btu ac?

The number of watt is determined by the number of Amps and the amount of volts in the outlet. When plugged into a 110-volt outlet, most 5,000-Btu air conditioners use only 5 Amps. The range of window-unit air conditioners is usually between 5,000 and 18,000 BTUs.

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