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How many watts is the stock bed heater ?

Discussion in 'General Questions' started by tonycstech, Jul 4, 2016.

  1. tonycstech

    tonycstech Active Member

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    I want to custom order 230x330 heat pad from china and they ask me how many volts and watts.
    My max print area is 225x265. I am overlapping for the sake of hot edges and the fact that with longer smooth rods i can get to 300mm on y axis if needed later on.
    thanks !
     
  2. WheresWaldo

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    I think the general consensus is 100W total (about 8 Amps). But to be honest, I think it is less.
     
  3. Nathanfish

    Nathanfish Active Member

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    I've been running a 12v 200watt silicon heater from Aliexpress for a few months now successfully.

    Wish it heated up faster but it gets up to 80 in about 10 minutes.
     
  4. tonycstech

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    Awesome, thanks !
     

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